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Page 345 - JB had a heavy hand. I have known him double his knotty fist at a poor trembling child (the maternal milk hardly dry upon its lips) with a " Sirrah, do you presume to set your wits at me?
Page 427 - I have often thought of it as one of the most barbarous customs in the world, considering us as a civilized and a Christian country, that we deny the advantages of learning to women. We reproach the sex every day with folly and impertinence, while I am confident, had they the advantages of education equal to us, they would be guilty of less than ourselves.
Page 427 - A woman well bred and well taught, furnished with the additional accomplishments of knowledge and behaviour, is a creature without comparison ; her society is the emblem of sublimer enjoyments ; her person is angelic and her conversation heavenly ; she is all softness and sweetness, peace, love, wit, and delight.
Page 326 - A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back.
Page 581 - Sunday school, or any place of religious worship, or that he shall attend any religious observance, or any instruction in religious subjects in the school or elsewhere, from which observance or instruction...
Page 468 - ENGLISH GRAMMAR. ENGLISH GRAMMAR is the art of speaking and writing the English Language with propriety.
Page 344 - In our own English compositions (at least for the last three years of our school education) he showed no mercy to phrase, metaphor, or image, unsupported by a sound sense, or where the same sense might have been conveyed with equal force and dignity in plainer words.
Page 581 - ... to be approved by the Education Department, and to be kept permanently and conspicuously affixed in every schoolroom ; and any scholar may be withdrawn by his parent from such observance or instruction without forfeiting any of the other benefits of the school...
Page 344 - I learned from him that poetry, even that of the loftiest, and, seemingly, that of the wildest odes, had a logic of its own, as severe as that of science : and more difficult, because more subtle, more complex, and dependent on more and more fugitive causes.