Wisconsin Journal of Education, Bind 6

The Association, 1862

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Side 24 - ... where is the security for property, for reputation, for life, if the sense of religious obligation desert the oaths which are the instruments of investigation in courts of justice? and let us with caution indulge the supposition, that morality can be maintained without religion. Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined education on minds of peculiar structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.
Side 86 - State, and shall enter upon the duties of his office on the first day of December next after his election.
Side 288 - ... of shame the ladder of ascent to paradise ; and, far above all combinations of earthly hopes, calls up the most delightful visions of palms and amaranths, the gardens of the blest, the security of everlasting joys, where the sensualist and the sceptic view only gloom, decay, annihilation, and despair!
Side 136 - The Political Grammar of the United States ; or, a Complete View of the Theory and Practice of the General and State Governments, with the Relations between them.
Side 288 - I envy no quality of the mind or intellect in others ; not genius, power, wit, or fancy ; but, if I could choose what would be most delightful, and, I believe, most useful to me, I should prefer a firm religious belief to every other blessing ; for it makes life a discipline of goodness — creates new hopes, when all earthly hopes vanish ; and throws over the decay, the destruction of existence...
Side 351 - All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act are hereby repealed. SEC. 14. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
Side 288 - Is learning your ambition ? There is no royal road ; Alike the peer and peasant Must climb to her abode ; Who feels the thirst of knowledge ? In Helicon may slake it, If he has still the Roman will
Side 150 - He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
Side 287 - There is death, in its soblimest and purest image ; no hatred, no hypocrisy, no suspicion, no care for the morrow ever darkened that little face ; death has come lovingly upon it ; there is nothing cruel or harsh in its victory. The yearnings of love, indeed, cannot be stifled ; for the prattle, and smile, all the little world of thoughts that were so delightful, are gone for ever.

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