The Academy: A Journal of Secondary Education, Volume 3

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G.A.Bacon, 1888

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Page 551 - I'll pour this pestilence into his ear, — That she repeals him for her body's lust ; And by how much she strives to do him good She shall undo her credit with the Moor. So will I turn her virtue into pitch ; And out of her own goodness make the net That shall enmesh them all.
Page 572 - She hath seal'd thee for herself : for thou hast been As one, in suffering all, that suffers nothing; A man, that fortune's buffets and rewards Hast ta'en with equal thanks : and bless'd are those Whose blood and judgment are so well commingled, That they are not a pipe for fortune's finger To sound what stop she please...
Page 106 - That they are not a pipe for fortune's finger To sound what stop she please. Give me that man That is not passion's slave, and I will wear him In my heart's core, ay, in my heart of heart, As I do thee.
Page 204 - Our dealing with sensible objects is a constant exercise in the necessary lessons of difference, of likeness, of order, of being and seeming, of progressive arrangement ; of ascent from particular to general ; of combination to one end of manifold forces.
Page 4 - I find this conclusion more impressed upon me, — that the greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something, and tell what it saw in a plain way. Hundreds of people can talk for one who can think, but thousands can think for one who can see. To see clearly, is poetry, prophecy, and religion, — all in one.
Page 138 - Mated with a squalid savage — what to me were sun or clime! I the heir of all the ages, in the foremost files of time...
Page 126 - Any more than how any one minute of the year is related to any other remote minute, which, yet I know is so related. The thoughts and the minutes obey their own magnetisms, and will certainly reveal them in time." His practice was, when a sentence had taken shape, to write it out in his journal, and leave it to find its fellows afterwards. These journals, paged and indexed, were the quarry from which he built his lectures and essays. When he had a paper to get ready, he took the material collected...
Page 374 - School, and so fails to complete that higher course if he is going into business, or comes too late to college if his education is to be more prolonged. The great body of children ought to pass regularly from one grade to another, without delay, at the ages set down on the programme ; and any method of examination which interferes with this regular progress does more harm than good.
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Page 127 - Most of the persons whom I see in my own house I see across a gulf; I cannot go to them nor they come to me.

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