Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Instruction, Volume 30

American Institute of Instruction, 1860
List of members included in each volume, beginning with 1891.

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Página 3 - And the eye cannot say unto the hand, I have no need of thee: nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you.
Página 55 - He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper. This amicable conflict with difficulty obliges us to an intimate acquaintance with our object, and compels us to consider it in all its relations. It will not suffer us to be superficial.
Página 8 - A pebble in the streamlet scant Has turned the course of many a river: A dewdrop on the baby plant Has warped the giant oak forever.
Página 7 - For character groweth day by day, and all things aid it in unfolding, And the bent unto good or evil may be given in the hours of infancy : Scratch the green rind of a sapling, or wantonly twist it in the soil, The scarred and crooked oak will tell of thee for centuries to come...
Página 12 - Our outward life requires them not, — Then wherefore had they birth ? To minister delight to man, To beautify the earth ; To comfort man, to whisper hope Whene'er his faith is dim ; For whoso careth for the flowers Will much more care for him.
Página 14 - Its loveliness increases ; it will never Pass into nothingness ; but still will keep A bower quiet for us, and a sleep Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing. Therefore, on every morrow, are we wreathing A flowery band to bind us to the earth...
Página 59 - ... to death who approaches you, with the discussion of these subjects. I am sure that a man ought to read as he would grasp a nettle : — do it lightly, and you get molested ; grasp it with all your strength, and you feel none of its asperities.
Página 74 - My days are in the yellow leaf; The flowers and fruits of love are gone; The worm, the canker, and the grief Are mine alone!
Página 64 - Therefore, if any young man has embarked his life in the pursuit of knowledge, let him go on without doubting or fearing the event; let him not be intimidated by the cheerless beginnings of knowledge, by the darkness from which she springs, by the difficulties which hover around her, by the wretched habitations in...
Página 29 - His head he raised — there was in sight, It caught his eye, he saw it plain — Upon the house-top, glittering bright, A broad and gilded vane.

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