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Page 77 - For the purpose of public instruction, we hold every man subject to taxation in proportion to his property, and we look not to the question, whether he himself have, or have not, children to be benefited by the education for which he pays. We regard it as a wise and liberal system of police, by which property, and life, and the peace of society are secured.
Page 196 - I have been much amused with your surprise, and own that there has been some ground for your suspicions ; but I have lived long, and alone ; and I can find ample scope for observation even in a desert. I knew that I had crossed the track of a camel that had strayed from its owner, because I saw no mark of any human footstep on the same route...
Page 78 - We regard it as a wise and liberal system of police, by which property, and life, and the peace of society are secured. We seek to prevent, in some measure, the extension of the penal code, by inspiring a salutary and conservative principle of virtue and knowledge in an early age.
Page 196 - Most certainly he was," they replied ; " and as you have seen him so lately, and marked him so particularly, you can, in all probability, conduct us to him," " My friends," said the dervise, " I have never seen your camel, nor ever heard of him, but from you." " A pretty story, truly," said the merchants ; " but where are the jewels which formed a part of his cargo ?" 'I have neither seen your camel, nor your jewels,
Page 192 - ... partners of my mortification, and not of my triumph. I was well aware, that in my case there were many reasons to doubt of my own success. The machinery...
Page 82 - Shakespeare to open to me the worlds of imagination and the workings of the human heart, and Franklin to enrich me with his practical wisdom, I shall not pine for want of intellectual companionship, and I may become a cultivated man, though excluded from what is called the best society in the place where I live.
Page 192 - The loud laugh often rose at my expense; the dry jest; the wise calculation of losses and expenditures ; the dull but endless repetition of ' the Fulton Folly ' Never did a single encouraging remark, a bright hope, or a warm wish, cross my path.
Page 192 - The language was uniformly that of scorn, or sneer, or ridicule. The loud laugh often rose at my expense ; the dry jest ; the wise calculation of losses and expenditures ; the dull but endless repetition of the Fulton Folly.
Page 49 - But religion, morality, and knowledge being essentially necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of instruction shall forever be encouraged by legislative provision not inconsistent with the rights of conscience.