The Philosophy of Ragged Schools

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W. Pickering, 1851 - 128 pages
 

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Page 122 - Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.
Page 11 - Saviour was to the Jews a stumbling-block, and to the Greeks foolishness.
Page 32 - Hop,' to which the admission is one penny, and where two or three series of performances take place the same evening. It consists of a spacious room, fitted up in the rudest manner, with a stage, and seats on an inclined plane, the access to it is through a dark passage, and up a ladder staircase. On one occasion I was present, and found the audience to consist almost exclusively of boys and girls of the very lowest description, many without shoes or stockings, and to the number of 150. I pointed...
Page 127 - VI. A Brief View of Greek Philosophy from the Age of Socrates to the Coming of Christ.
Page 123 - The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, or whither it goeth, so is every one that is born of the spirit.
Page 127 - AN EXPOSITION OF VULGAR AND COMMON ERRORS, ADAPTED TO THE YEAR OF GRACE MDCCCXLV.
Page 37 - With regard to the committee of inspection it is observed, that " their functions are not confined to the watching over the intellectual and moral state of the pupils ; they hear from the chiefs of the establishment all the wants, not only of the children in regard to clothing, but also those of the parents who may be in extreme poverty. Not unfrequently these ladies themselves carry their benevolent assistance to the homes of the wretched.
Page 127 - A BRIEF VIEW OF GREEK PHILOSOPHY FROM THE AGE OF SOCRATES TO THE COMING OF CHRIST.
Page 11 - Rechercher, d'après des observations positives, quels sont les élémens dont se compose, à Paris, ou dans toute autre grande ville, cette partie de la population qui forme une classe dangereuse par ses vices, son ignorance et sa misère.
Page 28 - I'm blowed if there be not an old feller on the road there ; let's begin with him. Tom Snooks. — Done, Ned, done. Harry Finch. — Come, Ned, (patting him on the shoulder, and looking him coaxingly in the face) may I never have a button to my coat if you b'enta regular trump. Enter an eccentric-looking Stranger.

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