Annual Report of the School Committee of the City of Boston

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Page 341 - Flag of the free heart's hope and home, By angel hands to valor given ! Thy stars have lit the welkin dome, And all thy hues were born in heaven. Forever float that standard sheet ! Where breathes the foe but falls before us, With Freedom's soil beneath our feet, And Freedom's banner streaming o'er us ? JOSEPH RODMAN DRAKE.
Page 125 - Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.
Page 46 - January 31, 1921, exclusive of the money raised by loan or needed to carry out the requirements of any statute, gift, trust or special appropriation, and...
Page 340 - Goethe, though liable to be misunderstood and perverted, that the Beautiful is greater than the Good ; for it includes the Good, and adds something to it : it is the Good made perfect, and fitted with all the collateral perfections which make it a finished and completed thing.
Page 45 - January in the year nineteen hundred, two dollars and eighty-five cents ; and for the financial year ending on the thirtyfirst day of January in the year nineteen hundred and one, and for each financial year thereafter, two dollars and ninety cents ; and any vote or appropriation requiring a larger assessment than as above specified shall be void; and said school committee shall have no authority to incur any liability or make any expenditure in excess of such appropriations, anything in any statute...
Page 199 - If a man can write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, though he builds his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door.
Page 334 - America has furnished to the world the character of Washington! And if our American institutions had done nothing else, that alone would have entitled them to the respect of mankind.
Page 15 - Board in all matters relating to the construction, maintenance and repairs of school-houses, and who is required to give a bond conditioned for the faithful performance of his duties.
Page 46 - After an order or vote of said school committee making an appropriation shall have gone into effect, the aggregate amount so appropriated shall be certified by the school committee to the board of assessors, and shall be included by said assessors in the amount to be raised by taxation in said city for such year.
Page 3 - The school committee shall annually make a detailed report of the condition of the several public schools...

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