Hints on a System of Popular Education: Addressed to R. S. Field ... Chairman of the Committee on Education in the Legislature of New Jersey; and to the Rev. A. B. Dod, Professor of Mathematics in the College of New Jersey

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Hogan and Thompson, 1838 - 255 sidor

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Sida 143 - And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you; 12 That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack of nothing.
Sida 43 - So spake the seraph Abdiel, faithful found, Among the faithless faithful only he; Among innumerable false unmoved, Unshaken, unseduced, unterrified, His loyalty he kept, his love, his zeal ; Nor number nor example with him wrought To swerve from truth, or change his constant mind, Though single.
Sida 4 - She then thought .of that expression — it is a pleasant thing for the eyes to behold the sun — which words then seemed to her to be very applicable to Jesus Christ.
Sida 44 - Knowledge in general expands the mind, exalts the faculties, refines the taste of pleasure, and opens numerous sources of intellectual enjoyment. By means of it we become less dependent for satisfaction upon the sensitive appetites, the gross pleasures of sense are more easily despised, and we are made to feel the superiority of the spiritual to the material part of our nature.
Sida 141 - 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.
Sida 143 - For ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail : for labouring night and day, because we would not be chargeable unto any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.
Sida 2 - In the second place, when proper books are put into the hands of the scholars, every article which they read may be made the means, not only of forming in their youthful minds the invaluable habit of attention, but also of communicating to them, along with facility in the art of reading, much information, which is both adapted to their present age, and may be of use to them for the rest of their lives. How...
Sida 140 - For my own part, I think the being of a God is so little to be doubted, that it is almost the only truth we are sure of ; and such a truth as we meet with in every object, in every occurrence, and in every thought.
Sida 34 - ... necessity of labour; where there is none of the interest of imparting knowledge or receiving it, or of reciprocating knowledge that has been imparted and received ; where there is not an acre, if we might...
Sida 65 - ... an increased motive to industry, together with a care to husband his earnings, and to avoid unnecessary expense. The poor man who has gained a taste for good books, will in all likelihood become thoughtful ; and when you have given the poor a habit of thinking, you have conferred on them a much greater favour than by the gift of a large sum of money, since you have put them in possession of the principle of all legitimate prosperity.

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