The Teacher, Volume 25

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Mass. Teachers Association, 1872
 

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Page 333 - On, on, you noblest English, Whose blood is fet from fathers of war-proof! Fathers that, like so many Alexanders, Have in these parts from morn till even fought, And sheathed their swords for lack of argument: Dishonour not your mothers; now attest That those whom you called fathers did beget you!
Page 262 - And that the sum of ten thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of carrying this Resolution into effect.
Page 155 - One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea. It is, as common people say, so
Page 418 - ... GOD give us men ! A time like this demands Strong minds, great hearts, true faith, and ready hands ; Men whom the lust of office does not kill ; Men whom the spoils of office cannot buy ; Men who possess opinions and a will ; Men who have honor, — men who will not lie ; Men who can stand before a demagogue, And damn his treacherous flatteries without winking ! Tall men, sun-crowned, who live above the fog In public duty, and in private thinking...
Page 418 - GOD, GIVE US MEN) Josiah Gilbert Holland God, give us Men ! A time like this demands Strong minds, great hearts, true faith and ready hands; Men whom the lust of office does not kill; Men whom the spoils of office cannot buy; Men who possess opinions and a will; Men who have honor; men who will not lie; Men who can stand before a demagogue And damn his treacherous flatteries without winking! Tall men, sun-crowned, who live above the fog In public duty and in private thinking; For while the rabble,...
Page 362 - ... stood gazing at him and clasped her hands, partly with a mother's pride and partly with a mother's sorrow. The great rock stirred ! Yes, it was raised slowly from the bedded moss and earth, uprooting the shrubs and flowers along with it, and was turned upon its side. Theseus had conquered ! While taking breath, he looked joyfully at his mother, and she smiled upon him through her tears. "Yes, Theseus...
Page 446 - And one there was, a dreamer born. Who, with a mission to fulfil, Had left the Muses' haunts to turn The crank of an opinion mill. Making his rustic reed of song A weapon in the war with Wrong, Yoking his fancy to the breaking plough That beam-deep turned the soil for truth to spring and grow.
Page 85 - Pens and types; or, Hints and helps for those who write, print, read, teach, or learn.
Page 155 - ... startling inhabitant, and now that it has conquered an entrance you do not at once see which of your old ideas it will or will not turn out, with which of them it can be reconciled, and with which it is at essential enmity. Naturally, therefore, common men hate a new idea, and are disposed more or less to ill-treat the original man who brings it. Even nations with long habits of discussion are intolerant enough. In England, where there is on the whole probably a freer discussion of a greater...
Page 104 - And wher engendred, and of what humour, He was a veray parfite practisour. The cause yknowe, and of his harm the rote, Anon he gave to the sike man his bote.

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