University Extension: A Monthly Journal Devoted to the Interests of Popular Education, Volume 3

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J. Haseltine Shinn, 1894
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Página 441 - But consider how little this village does for its own culture. I do not wish to flatter my townsmen, nor to be flattered by them, for that will not advance either of us. 'We need to be provoked, — goaded like oxen, as we are, into a trot. We have a comparatively decent system of common schools, schools for infants only ; but excepting the half-starved Lyceum in the winter, and latterly the puny beginning of a library suggested by the state, no school for ourselves.
Página 441 - As the nobleman of cultivated taste surrounds himself with whatever conduces to his culture, - genius - learning — wit — books - paintings statuary - music - philosophical instruments, and the like; so let the village do. - not stop short at a pedagogue, a parson, a sexton, a parish library, and three select-men, because our Pilgrim forefathers got through a cold winter once on a bleak rock with these.
Página 441 - It is time that we had uncommon schools, that we did not leave off our education when we begin to be men and women. It is time that villages were universities, and their elder inhabitants the fellows of universities, with leisure - if they are indeed so well off to pursue liberal studies the rest of their lives.
Página 62 - There was a man once — a satirist. In the natural course of time his friends slew him, and he died. And the people came and stood about his corpse. " He treated the whole round world as his football," they said, indignantly, "and he kicked it.
Página 364 - Notes, corrections of the press, or marks of any kind on books belonging to the library are unconditionally forbidden.
Página 122 - ... instruction in the branches of science and art with respect to which grants are for the time being made by the Department of Science and Art, and any other form of instruction (including modern languages and commercial and agricultural subjects), which may for the time being be sanctioned by that Department...
Página 441 - New England can hire all the wis^ men in the world to come and teach her, and board them round the while, and not be provincial at all.
Página 123 - ... in the branches of science and art with respect to which grants are for the time being made by the Department of Science and Art, and any other form of instruction (including modern languages and commercial and agricultural subjects), which may for the time being be sanctioned by that Department by a minute laid before Parliament, and made on the representation of a Local Authority that such a form of instruction is required by the circumstances of its district.

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