Wisconsin Journal of Education, Volume 8

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The Association, 1878 - Education

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Page 292 - The University of Michigan." ohject*< Sec. 2. The objects of the university shall be to provide the inhabitants of the state with the means of acquiring a thorough knowledge of the various branches of literature, science and the arts.
Page 291 - Provision shall be made by law for the establishment of a State University, at or near the seat of State government, and for connecting with the same from time to time, such colleges in different parts of the State as the interests of education may require.
Page 256 - We have no sympathy but what is propagated by pleasure: I would not be misunderstood; but wherever we sympathize with pain, it will be found that the sympathy is produced and carried on by subtle combinations with pleasure.
Page 256 - ... pleasure. We have no knowledge, that is, no general principles drawn from the contemplation of particular facts, but what has been built up by pleasure, and exists in us by pleasure alone. The man of science, the chemist and mathematician, whatever difficulties and disgusts they may have had to struggle with, know and feel this.
Page 407 - O, there be players that I have seen play, and heard others praise, and that highly, not to speak it profanely, that, neither having the accent of Christians nor the gait of Christian, pagan, nor man, have so strutted and bellowed that I have thought some of nature's journeymen had made men and not made them well, they imitated humanity so abominably.
Page 113 - The head hath miss'd an earthly wreath: I curse not nature, no, nor death; For nothing is that errs from law. We pass; the path that each man trod Is dim, or will be dim, with weeds : What fame is left for human deeds In endless age ? It rests with God.
Page 241 - As the child's features — flat nose, forward-opening nostrils, large lips, wide-apart eyes, absent frontal sinus, etc. — resemble for a time those of the savage, so, too, do his instincts. Hence the tendencies to cruelty, to thieving, to lying, so general among children — tendencies which, even without the aid of discipline, will become more or less modified just as the features do. The popular idea that children are "innocent...
Page 318 - The exclusive purpose of each normal school shall be the Instruction and training of persons, both male and female, in the theory and art of teaching, and in all the various branches that pertain to a good common school education...
Page 287 - From the mouths of the aged an epic poem has been collected equalling the Iliad in length and completeness, nay, if we can forget for a moment all that we in our youth learned to call beautiful, not less beautiful.

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