Sonnenschein's Cyclopaedia of Education: A Handbook of Reference on All Subjects Connected with Education (its History, Theory, and Practice) Comprising Articles by Eminent Educational Specialists

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Alfred Ewen Fletcher
S. Sonnenschein & Company, 1892 - 562 pages
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Page 186 - ... a sum of not less than one lac of rupees in each year shall be set apart and applied to the revival and improvement of literature, and the encouragement of the learned natives of India, and for the introduction and promotion of a knowledge of the sciences among the inhabitants of the British territories in India...
Page 74 - ... that he shall attend or abstain from attending any Sunday school, or any place of religious worship, or that he shall attend any religious observance or any instruction in religious subjects in the school or elsewhere, from which observance or instruction he may be withdrawn by his parent, or that he shall, if withdrawn by his parent, attend the school on any day exclusively set apart for religious observance by the religious body to which his parent belongs...
Page 219 - I call therefore a complete and generous Education that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully and magnanimously all the offices both private and public of peace and war.
Page 137 - elementary school " means a school or department of a school at which elementary education is the principal part of the education there given, and does not include any school or department of a school at which the ordinary payments in respect of the instruction, from each scholar, exceed ninepence a week.
Page 98 - Want of thoroughness and foundation ; want of system ; slovenliness and showy superficiality; inattention to rudiments ; undue time given to accomplishments, and those not taught intelligently or in any scientific manner ; want of organisation — these may sufficiently indicate the character of the complaints we have received in their most general aspect.
Page 363 - That there is no public elementary school open which the child can attend within such distance, not exceeding three miles, measured according to the nearest road from the residence of such child, as the byelaws may prescribe.
Page 259 - Poland, he talks very notably: but if you go out of the gazette, you drop him. In short, a mere courtier, a mere soldier, a mere scholar, a mere anything, is an insipid pedantic character, and equally ridiculous.
Page 29 - It is not necessary that this should be a school of three hundred, or one hundred, or of fifty boys ; but it is necessary that it should be a school of Christian gentlemen.
Page 279 - Heads of Colleges only, and by no others, in the room adjoining to the PrintingHouse, between the hours of ten in the morning and two in the afternoon, to preach eight Divinity Lecture Sermons, the year following, at St.
Page 401 - The End of our Foundation is the knowledge of Causes, and secret motions of things'; and the enlarging of the bounds of Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible.

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