Report of the Committee of Council on Education in Scotland...[without Appendix]

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H.M. Stationery Office, 1908 - Education

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Page 1049 - As when the moon, refulgent lamp of night! O'er heaven's clear azure spreads her sacred light, When not a breath disturbs the deep serene, And not a cloud o'ercasts the solemn scene; Around her throne the vivid planets roll, And stars unnumbered gild the glowing pole; O'er the dark trees a yellower verdure shed, And tip with silver every mountain's head.
Page 1048 - When he had executed his plan, he had not an inch of ground to stand upon. When he had accomplished his scheme of administration, he was no longer a minister. When his face was hid but for a moment, his whole system was on a wide sea, without chart or compass.
Page 1051 - As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the bald top of an eminence; Wonder to all who do the same espy, By what means it could thither come, and whence; So that it seems a thing endued with sense: Like a sea-beast crawled forth, that on a shelf Of rock or sand reposeth, there to sun itself...
Page 1048 - ... a part under him, with a modesty that becomes all men, and with a confidence in him which was justified even in its extravagance by his superior abilities, had never in any instance presumed upon any opinion of their own. Deprived of his guiding influence, they were whirled about, the sport of every gust, and easily driven into any port...
Page 1057 - Aenean, alacris palmas utrasque tetendit, 685 effusaeque genis lacrimae, et vox excidit ore : ' venisti tandem, tuaque exspectata parenti vicit iter durum pie-tas ? datur ora tueri, nate, tua, et notas audire et reddere voces ? sic equidem ducebam animo rebarque futurum 690 tempora dinumerans, nee me mea cura fefellit. quas ego te terras et quanta per aequora vectum accipio ! quantis iactatum, nate, periclis ! quam metui, ne quid Libyae tibi regna nocerent...
Page 1046 - Anthony, she should be mistress of orthodoxy, that she might not mis-spell, and mis-pronounce words so shamefully as girls usually do ; and likewise that she might reprehend the true meaning of what she is saying.
Page 1083 - The expression for the area of a triangle in terms of its sides.
Page 128 - Department, as occasion requires, may cancel or modify articles of the Code, or may establish new articles, but may not take any action thereon until the same shall have been submitted to Parliament, and shall have lain on the table of both Houses for at least one calendar month.
Page 1048 - For even then, Sir, even before this splendid orb was entirely set, and while the western horizon was in a blaze with his descending glory, on the opposite quarter of the heavens arose anothei luminary, and, for his hour, became lord of the ascendant.
Page 108 - ... and duly audited ; and all statistical returns and certificates of character (Articles 67, 77, and 80) may be accepted as trustworthy.

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