Man and his affairs, church and state and school
, trade and commerce, and manufactures and agriculture even politics, the most alarming of them all--I am pleased to see how little space they occupy in the landscape.
All was as bare and ugly and uncomfortable as it well could be, for the villages along the river expended so much money in repairing and rebuilding bridges that they were obliged to be very economical in school
He was especially interested in such humanitarian work, and had recently helped to organize the first Brazilian school
for deaf-mutes at Rio de Janeiro.
Yes, in his school
," answered Grandfather; "and we may safely say that it had never before been regarded with such awful reverence,--no, not even when the old governors of Massachusetts sat in it.
The opening of the school
in the Kanawha Valley, however, brought to me one of the keenest disappointments that I ever experienced.
in Massachusetts, was divided in his choice of career between becoming a doctor or an aviator.
Of the monstrous neglect of education in England, and the disregard of it by the State as a means of forming good or bad citizens, and miserable or happy men, private schools
long afforded a notable example.
Now the theory of private schools
is (or was) constant supervision out of school
--therein differing fundamentally from that of public schools
But you said yourself the people are at such a low stage of material development: what help are schools
He took a pillow into his arms and embraced it thinking first of the school
teacher, who by her words had stirred something within him, and later of Helen White, the slim daughter of the town banker, with whom he had been for a long time half in love.
He moped to school
gloomy and sad, and took his flogging, along with Joe Harper, for playing hookey the day before, with the air of one whose heart was busy with heavier woes and wholly dead to trifles.
Is this the first time you have left your parents to come to school
, my little girl?
The Careys made up their minds to send Philip to King's School
He had a cent in his pocket for the Sunday School
collection, and a five-cent piece for the church collection; he carried his Bible in one hand and his Sunday School
quarterly in the other; he knew his lesson and his Golden Text and his catechism question perfectly.
Catching us talking at night, in this school
, only means a reprimand.