Interim Report of the Commissioners on Certain Parts of Primary Education: Containing the Summarised Reports, Recommendations, Conclusions, and Extended Report of the Commissioners
Government Printer, South Africa, 1903 - Education - 619 pages
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Page 328 - It is too full o' the milk of human kindness To catch the nearest way : thou wouldst be great ; Art not without ambition, but without The illness should attend it: what thou wouldst highly, That wouldst thou holily ; wouldst not play false, And yet wouldst wrongly win: thou'dst have, great Glamis, That which cries ' Thus thou must do, if thou have it; And that which rather thou dost fear to do Than wishest should be undone.
Page 289 - Never, never more shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud submission, that dignified obedience, that subordination of the heart, which kept alive, even in servitude itself, the spirit of an exalted freedom. The unbought grace of life, the cheap defence of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise, is gone...
Page 289 - It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour which felt a stain like a wound, which inspired courage whilst it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itself lost half its evil by losing all its grossness.
Page 325 - The ascending pile Stood fixed her stately height ; and straight the doors, Opening their brazen folds, discover, wide Within, her ample spaces o'er the smooth And level pavement : from the arched roof, Pendent by subtle magic, many a row Of starry lamps and blazing cressets, fed With naphtha and asphaltus, yielded light As from a sky.
Page 323 - L' Allegro, and II Penseroso ; Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America; Macaulay's Essays on Milton and Addis on. In 19o6, 19o7, 19o8: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar; Milton's Lycidas, Comus, L' Allegro, and // Penseroso ; Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America ; Macaulay's Essay on Milton, and Life of Johnson.
Page 327 - ... men know more, and think more, they look less at individuals, and more at classes. They therefore make better theories, and worse poems. They give us vague phrases instead of images, and personified qualities instead of men. They may be better able to analyze human nature than their predecessors. But analysis is not the business of the poet. His office is to portray, not to dissect.
Page 122 - If from any angle of a triangle, a straight line be drawn perpendicular to the base ; the rectangle contained by the sides of the triangle is equal to the rectangle contained by the perpendicular and the diameter of the circle described about the triangle.
Page 387 - It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to employ any child under fourteen years of age in any business or service whatever, during any part of the term during which the public schools of the district in which the child resides are in session.