Transactions of the Annual Meetings of the Western Literary Institute and College of Professional Teachers, Volume 6

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Western Literary Institute and College of Professional Teachers., 1837 - Education
 

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Page 110 - Europe, not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals, or collate manuscripts ; — but to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the...
Page 110 - ... to dive into the depths of dungeons; to plunge into the infection of hospitals; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected, to visit the forsaken, and to compare and collate the distresses of all men in all countries.
Page 175 - Promote, then, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened.
Page 32 - For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honor. Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all things under his feet...
Page 104 - ... and art of education should furnish the mind with, and fasten there, and never cease till the young man had a true relish of it, and placed his strength, his glory, and his pleasure in it.
Page 92 - Jerusalem, the mother of our new birth, is in all lands at once, fully and entirely, as a spirit ; in the East and in the West, in the North and in the South : that is, wherever her outward instruments are to be found.
Page 175 - The powers of man; we feel within ourselves His energy divine; he tells the heart, He meant, he made us to behold and love What he beholds and loves, the general orb Of life and being; to be great like him, Beneficent and active.
Page 104 - The end, then, of learning is to repair the ruins of our first parents by regaining to know God aright and out of that knowledge to love him, to imitate him, to be like him as we may the nearest by possessing our souls of true virtue, which being united to the heavenly grace of faith makes up the highest perfection.
Page 104 - But under whose care soever a child is put to be taught, during the tender and flexible years of his life, this is certain, it should be one, who thinks. Latin and languages the least part of education...
Page 48 - The squares of the periodic times of the planets are proportional to the cubes of their mean distances from the Sun.

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