The Academy: A Journal of Secondary Education, Volume 1

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G.A.Bacon, 1887

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Page 248 - Praise the Lord from the earth, ye dragons and all deeps; fire and hail; snow and vapor; stormy wind fulfilling his word; mountains and all hills; fruitful trees and all cedars; beasts and all cattle; creeping things and flying fowl...
Page 169 - 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.
Page 249 - And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith the Lord of hosts.
Page 189 - City had given to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Museum of Natural History.
Page 242 - We exhort you, therefore, not only not to neglect the study of letters, but to apply yourselves thereto with perseverance and with that humility which is well pleasing to God ; so that you may be able to penetrate with greater ease and certainty the mysteries of the Holy Scriptures. For as these contain images, tropes, and similar figures, it is impossible to doubt that the reader will arrive far more readily at the spiritual sense according as he is the better instructed in learning.
Page 96 - Nought's had, all's spent, Where our desire is got without content : 'Tis safer to be that which we destroy Than by destruction dwell in doubtful joy.
Page 240 - If all the year were playing holidays, To sport would be as tedious as to work...
Page 100 - It seems, then, as if some charitable soul, after losing a great deal of time among the false books, and alighting upon a few true ones which made him happy and wise, would do a right act in naming those which have been bridges or ships to carry him safely over dark morasses and barren oceans, into the heart of sacred cities, into palaces and temples.
Page 317 - Senior Master of Modern Languages, Harpur Foundation Modern School, Bedford. I. — FIRST YEAR, containing Easy Lessons on the Regular Accidence. Extra fcap. 8vo. is.
Page 362 - The total cultivation (Gesammtbildung) of the candidate is the great matter, and this is why the two years of prima are prescribed : ' that the instruction in this highest class may not degenerate into a preparation for the examination, that the pupil may have the requisite time to come steadily and without overhurrying to the fulness of the measure of his powers and character, that he may be securely and thoroughly formed, instead of being bewildered and oppressed by a mass of information hastily...

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