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An Address Delivered Before The Penobscot Association Of Teachers And Friends Of Popular Education, At Bangor, Dec. 26, 1838, Joseph Cammet Lovejoy Jan 1839

An Address Delivered Before The Penobscot Association Of Teachers And Friends Of Popular Education, At Bangor, Dec. 26, 1838, Joseph Cammet Lovejoy

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A pamphlet providing a view on public education in post-Colonial America as: "the science of rearing men, fitted to be useful members of society on earth, and for everlasting felicity in heaven."


Female Education, A Discourse, Delivered At The Dedication Of The Seminary Hall In Saugus, Jan. 15, 1822, To Which Is Added The Little Reckoner, Consisting Principally Of Arithmatical Questions For Infant Minds, Joseph Emerson Dec 1821

Female Education, A Discourse, Delivered At The Dedication Of The Seminary Hall In Saugus, Jan. 15, 1822, To Which Is Added The Little Reckoner, Consisting Principally Of Arithmatical Questions For Infant Minds, Joseph Emerson

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That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace. --Psalm 144:12 (King James Version)

The literal import of this prayer, is, that our daughters may be qualified to till with dignity, propriety and usefulness, the important stations, which they may be called to occupy. But prayer, without corresponding exertion, is presumption. We are not to expect miracles. Something must be done, in order that females may attain that dignified and elevated rank in society, for which the God of nature, as ...