Report on Education

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1870 - 398 pages

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Page 150 - ... to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts . . . in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions in life.
Page 201 - Council may from time to time make in this behalf from among the sons of persons who have served in India in the military or civil services of her Majesty, or of the East India Company.
Page 255 - January one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine, no person shall be entitled to recover any Charge in any court of law for any medical or surgical advice, attendance, or for the performance of any operation, or for any medicine which he shall have both prescribed and supplied, unless he shall prove upon the trial that he is registered under this Act.
Page 395 - Geist by continuous laborious effort during their period of study. Even at Berlin the scientific spirit which animates the whole institution and gives vitality and power to its teaching in every department, fails with the majority to supply the place of official and professional supervision. To the authorities of this, the foremost of the world's universities, it may with propriety be said, "This ought ye to have done and not left the other undone.
Page 148 - The Legislature shall encourage the promotion of intellectual, scientific and agricultural improvement; and shall, as soon as practicable, provide for the establishment of an Agricultural School.
Page 383 - Valuable collections in natural history and in the fine arts have already been formed, and the astronomical observatory is fast becoming one of the most distinguished in the country. The degrees conferred in this general department are those of bachelor of science, bachelor of arts, civil engineer, and mining engineer. The degrees of master of arts and master of science are conferred upon bachelors who devote one year's additional study to appropriate branches chosen from programmes designated by...
Page 68 - ... country, for the rich or for the poor, In the lowest school in the smallest and obscurest village, or for the poorest class in over-crowded cities ; in the schools connected with pauper establishments, with houses of correction or with prisons, — in all these, there was a teacher of mature age, of simple, unaffected and decorous manners, benevolent in his expression, kind and genial in his intercourse with the young, and of such attainments and resources as qualified him not only to lay down...
Page 252 - Hospital, Dispensary, Member of a Surgical College or Faculty, Licentiate of the London or Dublin Society of Apothecaries, or a Member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. 4. That he has attended, for at least six months, by apprenticeship or otherwise, the out-practice of...
Page 87 - At the time of the revival of literature, no man could, without great and painful labor, acquire an accurate and elegant knowledge of the ancient languages. And, unfortunately, those grammatical and philological studies, without which it was impossible to understand the great works of Athenian and Roman genius, have a tendency to contract the views and deaden the sensibility of those who follow them with extreme assiduity.
Page 383 - ... Language, and a respectable acquaintance with its Literature, and with the Art of Composition; a fair knowledge of the Natural Sciences, and at least of the more elementary mathematics, including the chief elements of Algebra and Geometry, and such a knowledge of the Latin Language as will enable him to read current prescriptions, and appreciate the technical language of the Natural Sciences and of Medicine.