Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

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Page 122 - And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days; Then Heaven tries the earth if it be in tune, And over it softly her warm ear lays; Whether we look, or whether we listen, We hear life murmur, or see it glisten; Every clod feels a stir of might, •An instinct within it that reaches and towers, And, groping blindly above it for light, Climbs to a soul in grass and flowers...
Page 38 - ... may be granted by Congress on the sale of lands in this State, shall be and remain a perpetual fund, the interest of which, together with all the rents of the unsold lands, and such other means as the Legislature may provide, shall be inviolably appropriated to the support of common schools throughout the State.
Page 38 - There shall be reserved the lot No. 16, of every township, for the maintenance of public schools, within the said township...
Page 155 - Whither, midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along.
Page 131 - They climb up into my turret O'er the arms and back of my chair; If I try to escape, they surround me; They seem to be everywhere. They almost devour me with kisses, Their arms about me entwine, Till I think of the Bishop of Bingen In his Mouse-Tower on the Rhine! Do you think, O blue-eyed banditti, Because you have scaled the wall, Such an old mustache as I am Is not a match for you all!
Page 39 - State for like purposes, shall be and remain a perpetual fund, the interest and income of which, together with the rents of all such lands as may remain unsold, shall be inviolably appropriated and annually applied to the specific objects of the original gift, grant or appropriation.
Page 52 - ... the general law. The township clerk shall keep a record of all proceedings of said first meeting of the district and file a copy of the same in his office and turn over a copy of said proceedings to the secretary of the board of education when said board is organized. In the election of trustees, the person or persons receiving the highest number of votes cast shall be declared elected...
Page 102 - But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree: and he requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my life ; for I am not better than my fathers.
Page 15 - The commission shall investigate the needs for education in the different grades of skill and responsibility in the various industries of the Commonwealth.
Page 131 - tis hard to combat, learns to fly! For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the...

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