The School-master's Friend, with Committee-man's Guide: Containing Suggestions on Common Education, Modes of Teaching and Governing, Arranged for Ready Reference : Plans of School-houses, Furniture, Apparatus, Practical Hints, and Anecdotes on Different Systems, &c., for Daily Use in Common Schools ; Also, Directions to Committee-men and Trustees of Schools, and Friends of Education, on the Means of Improving Instruction this Year

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Page 42 - Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?
Page 118 - ... to think it probable that I may have committed many errors. Whatever they may be, I fervently beseech the Almighty to avert or mitigate the evils to which they may tend. I shall also carry with me the hope that my country will never cease to view them with indulgence ; and that, after forty-five years of my life dedicated to its service, with an upright zeal, the faults of incompetent abilities will he consigned to oblivion, as myself must soon be to the mansions of rest.
Page 118 - ... faults of incompetent abilities will be consigned to oblivion, as myself must soon be to the mansions of rest. Relying on its kindness in this as in other things, and actuated by that fervent love towards it, which is so natural to a man who views in it the native soil of himself and his progenitors for several generations ; I anticipate, with pleasing expectation, that retreat, in which I promise myself to realize, without alloy, the sv.eet enjoyment of partaking in the midst of my fellow-citizens,...
Page 118 - I shall also carry with me the hope that my country will never cease to view them with indulgence; and that, after forty-five years of my life dedicated to its service with an upright zeal, the faults of incompetent abilities will be consigned to oblivion, as myself must soon be to the mansions of rest.
Page 118 - Though in reviewing the incidents of my Administration, I am unconscious of intentional error — I am nevertheless too sensible of my defects not to think it probable that I [may] have committed many errors. — [Whatever they may be I] * fervently beseech the Almighty to avert or mitigate [the evils to which they may tend...
Page 118 - Country will never cease to view them with indulgence; and that, after forty-five years of my life dedicated to its service with an upright zeal, the faults of incompetent abilities will be consigned to oblivion, as myself must soon be to the mansions of rest. Relying on its kindness in this as in other things, and actuated by that fervent love towards it, which is so natural to a man, who views...
Page 43 - May Thy kingdom come, and Thy will be done on earth as it is done in heaven.
Page 263 - And he shall judge among many people, and rebuke many nations afar off; and they shall beat their swords into plough shares and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
Page 42 - When I consider the heavens, the work of Thy fingers, The sun and the moon and the stars which Thou hast ordained, Though man be as dust, I know Thou art mindful of him; And, through Thy law, Thy light still visiteth him.
Page 41 - O Lord God, consummate Thy purposes, and redeem the whole earth ; until that glorious day of prediction shall come, when all men shall dwell together in peace and fertile love, when none shall have occasion to say, " Know the Lord," for all shall know Thee, from the least unto the greatest.

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