A Hand-book of the Education Question: Education in Ireland; Its History, Institutions, Systems, Statistics, and Progress, from the Earliest Times to the Present

Saunders, Otley, & Company, 66, Brook-street, Hanover Square., 1862 - 276 páginas

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Página 111 - To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in Heaven. As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head.
Página 225 - Managers to determine whether any, and if any, what religious instruction shall be given in the School-room ; but if they do not permit it to be given in the School-room, the children whose parents or guardians so desire, must be allowed to absent themselves from the School, at reasonable times, for the purpose of receiving such instruction ELSEWHERE.
Página 224 - ... and that the time for giving it be so fixed, that no child shall be thereby, in effect, excluded, directly or indirectly, from the other advantages which the school affords.
Página 76 - Board; and upon the security thereby afforded to the country, that while the interests of religion are not overlooked, the most scrupulous care should be taken not to interfere with the peculiar tenets of any description of Christian pupils.
Página 45 - Ireland : and we venture to express our unanimous opinion that no such plan, however wisely and unexceptionably contrived in other respects, can be carried into effectual execution in this country, unless it be explicitly avowed, and clearly understood, as its leading principle, that no attempt shall be made to influence or disturb the peculiar religions tenets of any sect or description of Christians.
Página 103 - The first Sunday after the Epiphany. The Collect. OLord, we beseech thee mercifully to receive the prayers of thy people which call upon thee; and grant that they may both perceive and know what things they ought to do, and also may have grace and power faithfully to fulfil the same ; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Página 9 - Ireland is known by tradition to have been once the seat of piety and learning ; and surely it would be very acceptable to all those who are curious either in the original of nations, or the affinities of languages, to be further informed of the revolution of a people so ancient, and once so illustrious.
Página 226 - Poetry" being read in any of the National Schools, nor do they allow them to be read as part of the ordinary School business (during which all children, of whatever denomination they may be, are required to attend) in any School attended by children whose parents or guardians object to their being read by their children. In such cases the Commissioners prohibit the use of these books, except at times set apart for the purpose, either before or after such ordinary School business, and under the following...
Página 136 - ... when the Church founds a University, she is not cherishing talent, genius, or knowledge, for their own sake, but for the sake of her children, with a view to their spiritual welfare and their religious influence and usefulness, with the object of training them to fill their respective posts in life better, and of making them more intelligent, capable, active members of society.
Página 228 - Vested) during the hours devoted to secular instruction, — not to take part in the ordinary business, or to interrupt it, but, as Visitors, to observe how it is conducted. 2. Every Teacher of a National School is to receive courteously Visitors of all denominations, to...

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