How to Teach the Special Subjects

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Houghton Mifflin, 1918 - 310 pages

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Page 246 - For, don't you mark, we're made so that we love First when we see them painted, things we have passed Perhaps a hundred times nor cared to see; And so they are better, painted— better to us, Which is the same thing. Art was given for that — God uses us to help each other so, Lending our minds out.
Page 250 - A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise, shall give him no peace.
Page 26 - Hundreds of stars in the pretty sky; Hundreds of shells on the shore together; Hundreds of birds that go singing by; Hundreds of bees in the sunny weather. Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn; Hundreds of lambs in the purple clover; Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn; But only one mother the wide world over.
Page 308 - THE TEACHING OF ENGLISH IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL. By Charles Swain Thomas. PRINCIPLES OF SECONDARY EDUCATION. By Alexander Inglis, Harvard University.
Page 98 - He whose blood is red, whose muscles are hard, whose sleep is sound, whose digestion is good, whose posture is erect, whose step is elastic, whose endurance is lasting, and whose nerves are steady, has just so many resources in life. Physical vigor and soundness contribute to happiness, to accomplishment and to service to society, to State and to country.
Page 20 - Let our object be, OUR COUNTRY, OUR WHOLE COUNTRY, AND NOTHING BUT OUR COUNTRY. And, by the blessing of God, may that country itself become a vast and splendid monument, not of oppression and terror, but of Wisdom, of Peace, and of Liberty, upon which the world may gaze with admiration forever...
Page 31 - O strong hearts and true! not one went back in the Mayflower! No, not one looked back, who had set his hand to this ploughing!
Page 15 - Give fools their gold, and knaves their power ; Let fortune's bubbles rise and fall ; Who sows a field, or trains a flower, Or plants a tree, is more than all. For he who blesses most is blest ; And God and man shall own his worth Who toils to leave as his bequest An added beauty to the earth.
Page 20 - To silence envious tongues. Be just, and fear not ; Let all the ends thou aimest at be thy country's, Thy God's, and truth's; then, if thou fallest, O Cromwell.
Page 20 - We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.