Thoughts on the Advancement of Academical Education in England

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Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1827 - 184 Seiten
 

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Seite 113 - But to return to our own institute : besides these constant exercises at home, there is another opportunity of gaining experience to be won from pleasure itself abroad; in those vernal seasons of the year when the air is calm and pleasant, it were an injury and sullenness against nature not to go out and see her riches, and partake in her rejoicing with heaven and earth.
Seite 185 - MATHEMATICS FOR PRACTICAL MEN: Being a Common-Place Book of Principles, Theorems, Rules, and Tables, in various departments of Pure and Mixed Mathematics, with their Applications ; especially to the pursuits of Surveyors, Architects, Mechanics, and Civil Engineers, with numerous Engravings.
Seite 73 - That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, bat to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom...
Seite 145 - The Exercise which I commend first, is the exact use of their Weapon, to guard and to strike safely with edge, or point ; this will keep them healthy, nimble, strong, and well in breath, is also the likeliest means to make them grow large and tall, and to inspire them with a gallant and fearless courage...
Seite 146 - The interim of unsweating themselves regularly, and convenient rest before meat may both with profit and delight be taken up in recreating and composing their travailed spirits with the solemn and divine harmonies of music heard or learned; either while the skilful organist plies his grave and fancied descant, in lofty fugues, or the whole symphony with artful and unimaginable touches adorn and grace the well studied chords of some choice composer...
Seite 14 - York, and do not extend to exclude any person of any Religious Denomination whatever from Equal Liberty and advantage of Education, or from any of the Degrees, Liberties, Priviledges, Benefits, or Immunities of the said College, on account of his particular Tenets in matters of Religion...
Seite 76 - I believe that this is not a bow for every man to shoot in that counts himself a teacher ; but will require sinews almost equal to those which Homer gave Ulysses...
Seite 151 - Latin grammar, and some authors. That none, though never so rich, shall pay any thing for their teaching ; and that, if any professor shall be convicted to have taken any money in consideration of his pains in the school, he shall be expelled with ignominy by the...
Seite 185 - Notitia Historica, containing Tables, Calendars, and Miscellaneous information for the Use of Historians, Antiquaries, and the Legal Profession.
Seite 45 - Hebrew, Greek, and Latin, a basis will be formed common to all sects. Proceeding thus far without offence to the constitution, we have thought it proper at this point, to leave every sect to provide as they think fittest, the means of further instruction in their own peculiar tenets.

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