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A such a lot singular contrariety of opinion prevails in the neighborhood in regard to the pleasantness of the company of educating. a few lecturers visit their day-by-day job in simple terms upon compulsion; they regard it as insupportable drudgery. Others love the paintings: they hover round the school-room so long as they could, and not stop to imagine, and rarely to speak, in their pleasant labors. regrettably, there are too the various former type, and the 1st item which, during this paintings, I shall try and accomplish, is to teach my readers, in particular those that were conversant in glance upon the enterprise of training as a weary and heartless toil, the way it occurs that it really is, at least, so friendly. The human brain is often basically an identical. That that is tedious and joyless to at least one, could be so that you can one other, if pursued within the related method, and below an identical situations. And educating, whether it is friendly, animating, and intriguing to at least one, can be with the intention to all.** [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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For this purpose, he nominated one of the students as judge, some others as jurymen, and appointed the other officers necessary in the same manner. He told them that, in order to give them time to make a thorough investigation, they were excused from farther exercises during the day. The principal then left them, and they entered on the trial. The result was that they discovered the guilty individuals, ascertained the amount of mischief done by each, and sent to the selectmen a message, by which they agreed to pay a sum equal to three times the value of the injury sustained.

READING. |WRITING. |R. |G. |ARITHMETIC. | +----+----+----+----+---+---+-----+------+ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | +----+----+----+----+---+---+-----+------+ AFTERNOON. II. III. IV. V. +-----------+---------+---+---+----------+ |GEOGRAPHY. |WRITING. |R. |G. |GRAMMAR. | +-----+-----+----+----+---+---+----+-----+ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | +-----+-----+----+----+---+---+----+-----+ A drawing on a large sheet, made by some of the older scholars (for a teacher should never do any thing of this kind which his scholars can do for him), should be made and pasted up to view, the names of the classes being inserted in the columns under their respective heads.

I should like, therefore, to have two committees appointed: one to count and report the number of nails in the entry, and also how much room there is for more; the other to ascertain the number of scholars in school. They can count all who are here, and, by observing the vacant desks, they can ascertain the number absent. " The boys seemed pleased with the plan, and the committees were appointed, two members on each. The master took care to give the quarrelers some share in the work, apparently forgetting, from this time, the unpleasant occurrence which had brought up the subject.

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