The Educational Record of the Province of Quebec: The Medium Through which the Protestant Committee of the Council of Public Instruction Communicates Its Proceedings and Official Announcements, Volume 11

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Dawson brothers, 1891 - Education
 

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Page 121 - Crafty men contemn studies; simple men admire them; and wise men use them: for they teach not their own use; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation.
Page 121 - ... for expert men can execute and perhaps judge of particulars one by one, but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned.
Page 178 - Thus every good his native wilds impart Imprints the patriot passion on his heart; And e'en those ills that round his mansion rise Enhance the bliss his scanty fund supplies. Dear is that shed to which his soul conforms, And dear that hill which lifts him to the storms ; And as a child, when scaring sounds molest, Clings close and closer to the mother's breast, So the loud torrent and the whirlwind's roar But bind him to his native mountains more.
Page 121 - On which ground, too, let him who gropes painfully and in darkness or uncertain light, and prays vehemently that the dawn may ripen into day, lay this other precept well to heart, which to me was of invaluable service, " Do the duty which lies nearest thee," which thou knowest to be a duty.
Page 121 - But indeed Conviction, were it never so excellent, is worthless till it convert itself into Conduct. Nay properly Conviction is not possible till then ; inasmuch as all Speculation is by nature endless, formless, a vortex amid vortices : only by a felt indubitable certainty of Experience does it find any centre to revolve round, and so fashion itself into a system. Most true is it, as a wise man teaches us, that " Doubt of any sort cannot be removed except by Action.
Page 186 - AB be the given straight line ; it is required to divide it into two parts, so that the rectangle contained by the whole, and one of the parts, shall be equal to the square of the other part.
Page 216 - Elementary education is widely diffused in Denmark, the attendance at school being obligatory from the age of seven to fourteen. In conformity with Art.
Page 96 - WHEN all thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view I'm lost In wonder, love, and praise...
Page 284 - Instruction. Education of a certain type is very general, but still there are vast masses of adult countrymen in China who can neither read nor write. There is a special literary...
Page 186 - Iff a straight line be divided into any two parts, four times the rectangle contained by the whole line, and one of the parts, together with the square of the other part, is equal to the square of the straight line which is made up of the whole and that part.

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