Report of the Board of Education of the State of Connecticut to the Governor: Together with the Report of the Secretary of the Board

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Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1876
 

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Pàgina 90 - It is therefore ordered, that every township in this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read, whose wages shall be paid either by the parents or masters of such children, or by the inhabitants in general...
Pàgina 109 - Controller's office; and no law shall ever be made, authorizing said fund to be diverted to any other use than the encouragement and support of public or common schools, among the several school societies, as justice and equity shall require.
Pàgina 89 - Satan, to keep men from the knowledge of the Scriptures, as in former times, keeping them in an unknown tongue, so in these latter times, by persuading from the use of tongues...
Pàgina 40 - They are not afraid of their heads, though very much afraid of their legs ; if you cover these they will fight forever.
Pàgina 89 - Forasmuch as the good education of children is of singular behoof and benefit to any commonwealth, and whereas many parents and masters are too indulgent and negligent of their duty in that kind...
Pàgina 97 - Lord hath increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him, to write and read, whose wages shall be paid, either by the parents or masters of such children, or by the inhabitants in general, by way of supply, as the major part of those that order the prudentials of the town shall appoint...
Pàgina 27 - Who were the men in these states to whom we are indebted for this admirable government ? I will name them ; their names ought to be engraven on brass and live forever. They were Chief Justice Ellsworth and Roger Sherman of Connecticut, and Judge Patterson of New Jersey. The other states, further south, were blind; they did not see the future. But to the coolness and sagacity of these three men, aided by a few others not so prominent, we owe the present constitution.
Pàgina 142 - I think, a sweet and generous nature, to have this strong relish for the beauties of vegetation, and this friendship for the hardy and glorious sons of the forest. There is a grandeur of thought connected with this part of rural economy.
Pàgina 142 - It is worthy of liberal, and freeborn, and aspiring men. He who plants an oak looks forward to future ages, and plants for posterity. Nothing can be less selfish than this. He cannot expect to sit in its shade, nor enjoy its shelter; but he exults in the idea, that the acorn which he has buried in the earth shall grow up into a lofty pile, and shall keep on flourishing, and increasing, and benefiting mankind, long after he shall have ceased to tread his paternal fields.
Pàgina 89 - ... to teach by themselves or others, theire children and apprentices, so much learning, as may inable them perfectly to read the English tongue, and knowledge of the capitall lawes uppon penalty of twenty shillings for each neglect therein...

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