Educational Extension in the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1901 - 105 pages

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Page 305 - till some one wave Out of the multitude aspires, extends The empire of the whole, some feet perhaps, Over the strip of sand which could confine Its fellows so long time : thenceforth the rest, Even to the meanest, hurry in at once, And so much is clear gained.
Page 339 - To promote the cultivation of the Fine Arts in the United States of America, by introducing correct and elegant copies from works of the first Masters in Sculpture and Painting...
Page 356 - By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag to April's breeze unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent sleeps; And Time the ruined bridge has swept Down the dark stream which seaward creeps. On this green bank, by this soft stream, We set to-day a votive stone; That memory may their deed redeem, When...
Page 339 - God hath made of one blood all nations of men, and we are his children, brothers and sisters all.
Page 278 - ... good, sensible face, rather full, with little grey eyes, a hard square forehead, a ruddy complexion, with hair grey or powdered ; and had on a scarlet broadcloth waistcoat with the flaps of the pockets hanging down, as was the custom for gentlemen-farmers in the last century, or as we see it in the pictures of members of parliament in the reign of George I. I certainly did not think less favourably of him for seeing him.
Page 364 - The museum of the future must stand side by side with the library and the laboratory, as part of the teaching equipment of the college and university, and in the great cities cooperate with the public library as one of the principal agencies for the enlightenment of the people.
Page 288 - Lyceums, which are or may be formed ; the number of which delegates shall not exceed half the number of members from said State, Territory, or...
Page 302 - The education of the people seems to me more and more to be the object to which the college should be directed. This institution has always existed, and exists now, for the people. It trains young men, not so much for themselves, as that they may be qualified to render services to the community; and perhaps they render no higher service than by spreading their own intelligence and giving a higher tone to the public mind.
Page 280 - At that time he said he had already worked through "the histories of Greece and Rome, and some translated works of Greek and Roman writers; Hume, Smollett, Fielding's novels, and Robertson's works; some of Hume's essays, some translations from French writers, and much on geography; some books on anatomy and surgery; and some relating to science and the arts, and many magazines.
Page 339 - Chicago does not ask us to die for her welfare; she asks us to live for her, and so to live and so to act that her government may be pure, her officers honest, and every corner of her territory shall be a place fit to grow the best men and women who shall rule over her.

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