The Philosophy of Ragged Schools

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W. Pickering, 1851 - 128 pages
 

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Page 114 - Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.
Page 118 - AN EXPOSITION OF VULGAR AND COMMON ERRORS, ADAPTED TO THE YEAR OF GRACE MDCCCXLV. 9.— AN INTRODUCTION TO VEGETABLE PHYSIOLOGY, WITH REFERENCES TO THE WORKS OF DE CANDOLLE, L1NDLEY, ic. 10.— ON THE PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW. 11.— CHRISTIAN SECTS IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY.
Page 3 - Saviour was to the Jews a stumbling-block, and to the Greeks foolishness.
Page 117 - A Brief View of Greek Philosophy from the Age of Socrates to the Coming of Christ.
Page 24 - 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 29 - 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 117 - A BRIEF VIEW OF GREEK PHILOSOPHY FROM THE AGE OF SOCRATES TO THE COMING OF CHRIST.
Page 122 - PERICLES; A TALE OF ATHENS IN THE EIGHTYTHIRD OLYMPIAD. By the Author of "A Brief View of Greek Philosophy." " A beautiful and bewitching narrative. We should not do justice to our feelings concerning this * Tale of Athens...
Page 121 - ... foundation for his researches in more extended works as well as for his personal observation of Nature. ...We can heartily recommend it to the student as by far the best Introduction to Geology which has come before us."— Critic, February, 1848. " We need go no further with this clear and well arranged exposition." Literary Gazette, September, 1848. XIV. ON THE STATE OF MAN BEFORE THE PROMULGATION OF CHRISTIANITY.
Page 25 - I had some conversation with the persons in the interior who appeared to have the management, and they stated in answer to my queries, that the theatre was almost always filled, and with boys ; that they had attempted to play Jack Sheppard, but in consequence of the frequent interruptions from the audience, who seemed all to wish to take a part in the performance, they were obliged to give it up...

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