The Rural School from Within

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J.B. Lippincott, 1917 - 303 pages

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Page 110 - What are little girls made of? Sugar and spice, and everything nice, That's what little girls are made of.
Page 250 - ... bad school organization ; while other sections, less fortunately situated in other ways, have been able to make exceptional progress in school reorganization because favored by modern laws on this subject. Three distinct units of organization are in use at the present time in the United States — the district, the township, and the county. In addition, there are several instances of mixed systems in which the management rests both on the district and on the township, or county. Experience has,...
Page 111 - O woman, lovely woman ! nature made you To temper man ; we had been brutes without you. Angels are painted fair, to look like you ; There's in you all that we believe of heaven ; Amazing brightness, purity and truth, Eternal joy and everlasting love.
Page 114 - ... perseverance may probably obtain every advantage and honour his college can bestow. I forget whether the simile has been used before, but I would compare the man, whose youth has been thus passed in the tranquillity of dispassionate prudence, to liquors which never ferment, and consequently continue always muddy.
Page 114 - A lad, whose passions are not strong enough in youth to mislead him from that path of science which his tutors, and not his inclinations, have ! chalked out, by four or five years perseverance may probably obtain every | advantage and honour his college can bestow.
Page 130 - he who by the plow would thrive, must either hold the plow or drive," is superccded by the precept, " he who by the plow would thrive, must toil in thought as well as drive.
Page 83 - It's good enough for me! It was good enough for father, It was good enough for father, It was good enough for father, And it's good enough for me!
Page 250 - In addition, there are several instances of mixed systems, in which the responsibility for management is divided between the district and the township, the district and the county, or the township and the county. There is also some variety in the details of the township systems and much variety in those of the county systems. The district system...
Page 243 - Experience in teaching, covering several years in graded-school work, in an academy, and in a normal school, leads to the conviction that no subject requires more sound knowledge of the principles of pedagogy than does the subject of agriculture.
Page 279 - It is to this new-fashioned laxity of rule that we may in part attribute, I think, much of the insubordination and riot, yes, even 'Lynch law,' which has crept into our schools and families, as well as pervaded like a pestilence over our states.

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