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Page 69 - To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in heaven : As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head.
Page 85 - Better to weave in the web of life A bright and golden filling. And to do God's will with a ready heart And hands that are swift and willing. Than to snap the delicate, slender threads Of our curious lives asunder. And then blame Heaven for the tangled ends. And sit and grieve and wonder.
Page 5 - ... make such provision for the care and education of children who are both deaf and blind as he may deem expedient.
Page 7 - This school is designed to give an elementary English education, but, 'as a preparation for this, it must first impart to pupils entering as deaf-mutes, the meaning and use of ordinary language. It aims to teach all its pupils to speak and to read the speech of others from their lips.
Page 6 - In the exercise of the discretionary power conferred by this act no distinction shall be made on account of the wealth or poverty of the parents or guardians of such children; no such pupil shall be withdrawn from such institution...
Page 68 - Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale, She all night long her amorous descant sung...
Page 68 - Why do those cliffs of shadowy tint appear More sweet than all the landscape smiling near ?— 'Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue.
Page 5 - SECTION 20. The board shall direct and supervise the education of all such pupils, and shall state in its annual report the number of pupils so instructed, the cost of their instruction and support, the manner in which the money appropriated by the commonwealth therefor has been expended and such other information as it considers important.