The moral class book: or, The law of morals, derived from the created universe, and from revealed religion : Intended for schools

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Страница 248 - I wish popularity : but it is that popularity, which follows, not that which is run after; it is that popularity which, sooner or later, never fails to do justice to the pursuit of noble ends, by noble means.
Страница 197 - And is it in the flight of threescore years To push eternity from human thought, And smother souls immortal in the dust ? A soul immortal, spending all her fires, Wasting her strength in strenuous idleness, Thrown into tumult, raptur'd or alarm'd, At aught this scene can threaten or indulge, Resembles ocean into tempest wrought, To waft a feather, or to drown a fly.
Страница 148 - One great advantage of the Christian religion is that it brings the great principle of the law of nature and nations — Love your neighbor as yourself, and do to others as you would that others should do to you, — to the knowledge, belief, and veneration of the whole people.
Страница 269 - Abiathar the high priest, and did eat the shewbread, which is not lawful to eat but for the priests, and gave also to them which were with him? 27 And he said unto them, The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the sabbath: 28 Therefore the Son of man is Lord also of the sabbath.
Страница 92 - ... 2. Suetonius, in his life of Vespasian, says, " There had been for a long time all over the East, a notion firmly believed that at that time some which came out of Judaea should obtain the empire of the world.
Страница 249 - I will not do that which my conscience tells me is wrong, upon this occasion; to gain the huzzas of thousands, or the daily praise of all the papers which come from the press: I will not avoid doing what I think is right; though it should draw on me the whole artillery of libels; all that falsehood and malice can invent, or the credulity of a deluded populace can swallow. I can say, with a great magistrate, upon an occasion and under circumstances not unlike, "Ego hoc animo semper fui, ut invidiam...
Страница 202 - There is one in the world who feels for him who is sad a keener pang than he feels for himself; there is one to whom reflected joy is better than that which comes direct; there is one who rejoices in another's...
Страница 28 - Tile. | marls. It forms also vast beds in the state of chalk, frequently accompanied by large masses of calcareous shells compressed together, and broken, and which had once been inhabitated by marine animals. We are therefore led to consider chalk as a very ancient chemical, decomposition of the altered and obliterated remains of shell-fish...
Страница 294 - ... adopted, since it contains what is valuable in Murray, presented in a simple and practical form. From the Masters in the Boston Public Reading and Grammar Schools. BOSTON, September 12, 1829. MR. JOHN FROST, — Dear Sir, We have attentively examined your Grammar, and we do not hesitate to say that it appears to us better adapted to the younger classes in Common Schools, than any other work with which we are acquainted.
Страница 297 - ... the first place, it should be useful ; and in the second place, to make it useful, it must be entertaining. To accomplish these ends, the book is provided with maps, and before the pupil enters upon the history of any state or country, he is to learn from them its shape, boundaries, rivers, shores, &c. He is then briefly made acquainted with its present state, its towns and cities, and the occupations of its inhabitants. These geographical details are conveyed to the pupil, by narrating supposed...