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Page 165 - On this question of principle, while actual suffering was yet afar off, they raised their flag against a power, to which, for purposes of foreign conquest and subjugation, Rome, in the height of her glory, is not to be compared ; a power which has dotted over the surface of the whole globe with her possessions and military posts, whose morning drum-beat, following the sun, and keeping company with the hours, circles the earth with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England.
Page 172 - TO him who in the love of nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language; for his gayer hours She has a voice of gladness, and a smile And eloquence of beauty, and she glides Into his darker musings, with a mild And healing sympathy, that steals away Their sharpness, ere he is aware.
Page 131 - To plague the inventor ; this even-handed justice Commends the ingredients of our poison'd chalice To our own lips.
Page 165 - Rome, in the height of her glory, is not to be compared ; a power which has dotted over the surface of the whole globe with her possessions and military posts, whose morning drum-beat, following the Sun, and keeping company with the hours, circles the Earth daily with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England.
Page 129 - As is the teacher so will be the school" has become an axiom among educators on this, as well as on the other side of the Atlantic, and the character of the teachers employed in the public schools of this state, will depend on the fidelity and intelligence with which the provisions of this section are acted upon by the authority named therein. If they insist, before signing the certificate of qualification of any...
Page 4 - Board, collect information of the actual condition and efficiency of the Common Schools, and other means of popular education, and diffuse as widely as possible throughout every part of the Commonwealth, information of the most approved and successful methods of arranging the studies, and conducting the education of the young, to the end that all children in this Commonwealth, who depend upon Common Schools for instruction, may have the best education which those schools can be made to impart.
Page 153 - The diffusion of knowledge, as well as of virtue, among the people, being essential to the preservation of their rights and liberties, it shall be the duty of the General Assembly to promote public schools, and to adopt all means which they may deem necessary and proper to secure to the people the advantages and opportunities of education.
Page 133 - Any person conceiving himself aggrieved may appeal or petition to the commissioner of education who is hereby authorized and required to examine and decide the same; and the...
Page 123 - When two or more districts shall be consolidated into one, the new district shall succeed to all the rights of property possessed by the annulled districts.