The Massachusetts Teacher: A Journal of School and Home Education, Volume 3

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Page 189 - Though all the winds of doctrine were let loose to play upon the earth, so Truth be in the field, we do injuriously, by licensing and prohibiting, to misdoubt her strength. Let her and Falsehood grapple.
Page 202 - not more charming. I call, therefore, a complete and generous education, that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously all the offices, both public and private, of peace and war.—Milton.
Page 181 - There lived a man ; and who was he ? Mortal! howe'er thy lot be cast, ONCE, in the flight of ages past, That man resembled thee. Unknown the region of his birth, The land in which he died unknown: His name has perished from the earth! This truth survives alone : — Alternate triumphed in his breast; His bliss, and,
Page 199 - Like a vase in which roses have once been distilled; You may break, you may ruin the vase if you will, But the scent of the roses will cling round it still/
Page 181 - a smile, a tear! That joy and grief, and hope and fear, — Oblivion hides the rest. The bounding pulse, the languid limb, The changing spirits' rise and fall; We know that these were felt by him, For these are felt by all. Enjoyed — but his delights are fled; Had friends — his friends are now no more; He suffered
Page 202 - virtuous education; laborious, indeed, at the first ascent, but else so smooth, so green, so full of goodly prospect and melodious sounds, on every side, that the harp of Orpheus were not more charming.
Page 190 - T is filled wherever thou dost tread; Nature's self's thy Ganymede. Thou dost drink, and dance, and sing, Happier than the happiest king! All the fields which thou dost see, All the plants belong to thee; Fertile made with early juice. All that summer hours produce,
Page 284 - exert their best endeavors to impress on the minds of children and youth, committed to their care and instruction, the principles of piety and justice, and a sacred regard to truth, love to their country,
Page 181 - Her beauty from the tomb. He saw whatever thou hast seen, Encountered all that troubles thee : He was whatever thou hast been; He is—what thou shall be. The rolling seasons, day and night, Sun, moon, and stars, the earth and main, Erewhile his portion, life, and light, To him exist in vain.

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