Vermont School Journal: Devoted to the Educational Interests of Vermont, Volumen6

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Página 54 - THE world is too much with us: late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature that is ours; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon!
Página 53 - Such songs have power to quiet The restless pulse of care. And come like the benediction That follows after prayer. Then read from the treasured volume The poem of thy choice, And lend to the rhyme of the poet The beauty of thy voice. And the night shall be filled with music, And the cares that infest the day. Shall fold their tents like the Arabs, And as silently steal away.
Página 87 - O what a glory doth this world put on For him who, with a fervent heart, goes forth Under the bright and glorious sky, and looks On duties well performed, and days well spent ! For him the wind, ay, and the yellow leaves Shall have a voice, and give him eloquent teachings. He shall so hear the solemn hymn, that Death Has lifted up for all, that he shall go To his long resting-place without a tear.
Página 10 - By nature's law, what may be, may be now : There's no prerogative in human hours. In human hearts what bolder thought can rise. Than man's presumption on to-morrow's dawn ? Where is to-morrow ? In another world. For numbers this is certain ; the reverse Is sure to none : and yet on this perhaps...
Página 38 - The man who consecrates his hours By vigorous effort, and an honest aim, At once he draws the sting of life and death : He walks with nature ; and her paths are peace.
Página 93 - Great truths are greatly won. Not found by chance, Nor wafted on the breath of summer dream, But grasped in the great struggle of the soul, Hard buffeting with adverse wind and stream.
Página 68 - Treasury, not less than $50, and to be payable three years after date, with interest at the rate of seven and three-tenths per cent, per annum, payable semi-annually.
Página 19 - The Expediency of makiny Personal Criticisms upon Teachers in the School Reports ;" on "Methods of Teaching Geography ;" on " What Instruction in our Schools will serve to increase the Loyalty and Patriotism of the People?
Página 12 - Then the Angel touched mine eyelids, And touched the frowning cloud ; And its sable rim departed, •And it fled with murky shroud. There was no missing Pleiad, "Mid all that sister race ; The Southern Cross gleamed radiant forth, And the Pole star kept its place.
Página 12 - Stars in my Country's Sky. BY MKS. LH ABE ye all there ? Are ye all there, Stars of my country's sky ? Are ye all there ? Are ye all there, In your shining homes on high ? " Count us ! Count us," was their answer, As they dazzled on my view, In glorious perihelion, Amid their field of blue. I cannot count ye rightly ; There's a cloud with sable rim ; I cannot make your number out, For my eyes with tears are dim.

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