The Florida School Journal, Volume 5

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V.E. Orr, 1891 - Education

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Page 19 - If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work upon brass, time will efface it; if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust; but if we work upon immortal minds, if we imbue them with principles, with the just fear of God and love of our fellow-men, we engrave on those tablets something which will brighten to all eternity.
Page 26 - Carriages without horses shall go, And accidents fill the world with woe ; Around the world thoughts shall fly, In the twinkling of an eye.
Page 18 - KIND hearts are the gardens, Kind thoughts are the roots, Kind words are the blossoms, Kind deeds are the fruits; Love is the sweet sunshine That warms into life, For only in darkness Grow hatred and strife.
Page 30 - HERE WAS BURIED THOMAS JEFFERSON AUTHOR OF THE DECLARATION OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, OF THE STATUTE OF VIRGINIA FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, AND FATHER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA: because by these, as testimonials that I have lived, I wish most to be remembered.
Page 26 - And no horse or ass be at his side. Under water men shall walk; Shall ride, shall sleep, shall talk. In the air men shall be seen, In white, in black, in green. Iron in the water shall float As easy as a wooden boat.
Page 22 - Intransitive and passive verbs take the same case after them as before them when both words refer to the same person or thing.
Page 47 - Yield up thy grace, dear Father from above ; Bless us with hearts which feelingly can sing, " Our life thou art for ever, God of Love \" Assuage our grief in love for Christ, we pray, Since the bright prince of Heaven and glory died, Took all our sins and hallowed the display, Infinite 6e-ing — first man, and then the crucified. Stupendous God ! thy grace and power make known ; In Jesus' name let all the world rejoice.
Page 32 - ... any surface, as in gilding, gives the appearance of solid gold. They are so thin, that if formed into a book...
Page 5 - I say, then, that the first procedure of mind in the elaboration of its knowledge is always analytical. It descends from the whole to the parts, — from the vague to the definite.
Page 19 - ... is on the left hand, and the seat of intellect is in the stomach ; where to take off your hat is an insolent gesture, and to wear white garments is to put yourself in mourning — we ought not to be astonished to find a literature without an alphabet* and a language without a grammar.

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