The Pennsylvania School Journal, Volume 5

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Pennsylvania State Education Association, 1856
Includes "Official program of the ... meeting of the Pennsylvania State Educational Association" (sometimes separately paged).

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Page 199 - This liberty to think and do what they please extends to all manner of wrong-headed people, so long as they do not interfere with the rights of others.
Page 194 - Chisel in hand stood a sculptor boy, With his marble block before him. And his face lit up with a smile of joy, As an angel dream passed o'er him.
Page 156 - To avoid the danger that is on either hand is the great art : and he that has found a way how to keep up a child's spirit, easy, active, and free ; and yet, at the same time, to restrain him from many things he has a mind to, and to draw him to things that are uneasy to him ; he, I say, that knows how to reconcile these seeming contradictions, has, in my opinion, got the true secret of education.
Page 154 - The word of God, which is contained in the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments, is the only rule to direct us how we may glorify and enjoy him.
Page 151 - ... after graduation, teach two annual terms of school of not less than six months each, or their equivalent, and shall produce a certificate of good moral conduct and satisfactory discharge of professional duties from the board or boards of directors of the district or districts in which the applicant taught, countersigned by the county superintendent of the proper county or counties, shall be entitled to receive an additional diploma, good for life: Provided, That any teacher producing satisfactory...
Page 194 - Sculptors of life are we as we stand With our souls uncarved before us, Waiting the hour, when at God's command, Our life dream passes o'er us. If we carve it then on the yielding stone, With many a sharp incision, Its heavenly beauty shall be our own, Our lives that angel vision.
Page 135 - Genius, unexerted, is like the poor moth that flutters around a candle till it scorches itself to death. If genius be desirable at all, it is only of that great and magnanimous kind, which, like the Condor of South...
Page 67 - Believe me, the talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well; and doing well whatever you do, — without a thought of fame.
Page 84 - In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand: for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.
Page 152 - ... graduation, to the exercise of their profession as teachers in the common schools of the district which defrayed the expense of their professional instruction, if so required by the respective boards of directors of such districts, and at the medium salary or compensation paid in such districts, and if not so required by their proper district, they shall devote said three years to the employment of teaching in the common schools of some other district or districts at such salary as may be given...

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