The Ohio Educational Monthly: A Journal of School and Home Education, Volume 19

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F.W. Hurtt & Company, 1870

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Page 269 - There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream, The earth, and every common sight, To me did seem Apparelled in celestial light, The glory and the freshness of a dream. It is not now as it hath been of yore; — Turn wheresoe'er I may, By night or day, The things which I have seen I now can see no more.
Page 267 - Utilitarians, who would turn, if they had their way, themselves and their race into vegetables; men who think, as far as such can be said to think, that the meat is more than the life, and the raiment than the body ; who look to the earth as a stable, and to its fruit as fodder ; vine-dressers and husbandmen, who love the corn they grind, and the grapes they crush, better than the gardens of the angels upon the slopes of Eden...
Page 221 - ... nature, and the school-room will be to him the most attractive spot of all the earth. Time and again have I seen the teacher of a primary school obliged at recess to compel her children to go out of doors, so much more pleasant did they find the school-room than the play-ground. Quite the opposite extreme from the concert method, is that which, for convenience, may be called the individual method. In this method, the teacher examines one scholar alone upon the whole lesson, and then another,...
Page 177 - FIRST BOOK OF BOTANY. Designed to Cultivate the Observing Powers of Children. With 300 Engravings, New and Cheaper Edition. Crown 8vo.
Page 275 - But any man that walks the mead, In bud or blade, or bloom, may find, According as his humours lead, A meaning suited to his mind.
Page 431 - ... minute details, and the time to be devoted to each part, the order in which the steps are to be taken, and even the methods of teaching, are definitely and authoritatively prescribed. As a result the teacher is not free to teach according to his 'conscience and power...
Page 380 - As it is usually managed, it is a dreadful task indeed to learn, and, if possible, a more dreadful task to teach to read, With the help of counters, and coaxing, and gingerbread, or...
Page 165 - SEC. 2. This act to take effect and be in force on and after its passage. Passed March 13, 1870. AN ACT To amend and repeal section twenty-seven of " an act to provide for the reorganization, supervision, and maintenance of common schools,
Page 112 - I believe, the cultivation of one of God's good gifts, and the attempt to develop any one right principle or worthy habit are, so far as they go, steps in the direction not only of morality, but of piety, materials with which both the moralist and the divine, the parent and the Sunday-school teacher, may hope to build the structure of a
Page 232 - Every condition of our perpetuity and progress as a nation adds emphasis to the remark of Montesquieu, that "it is in a republican government that the whole power of education is required.

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