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LONDON: TRUBNER & co., 12 PATERNOSTER ROW.

1857.

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ENTERED, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1857, by

HENRY BARNARD,

In the Clerk's Office of tbe District Court of Connecticut.

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THE

3merican Fournal of Education.

NO. VIII.-MARCH, 1857.

CONTENTS.

PAGE.

PORTRAIT OF JOHN HENRY WICHERN

1

Founder of the Roogh House, or Institute of Rescue at Horn, near Hamburg. 1

I. J. H. WICHERN AND THE Rougu House...

5

Illustrations-Figure 1. Perspective of Grounds and Buildings.

7

2. Plan of Sites and Walks.

9

II. REFORMATORY EDUCATION.......

10

The Rough House near Hamburg

10

Parkhurst Prison for Juvenile Criminals

19

III. ROGER Ascham...

23

Biography..

23

Landor's Imaginary Conversation between Roger Ascham and Lady Jane Grey.. 39

IV. TOXOPHILUS: or the Schole of Shootinge. By Roger Ascham

41

The Recreations of Scholars......

41

V. CULTIVATION OF THE FACULTIES OF EXPRESSion. By William Russell, Normal

Iostitute, Lancaster, Mass. .....

49

VI. COLLEGE GOVERNMENT-or the Student's Code of Honor. By Horace Mann, LL.D. 65

VII. LETTERS TO A Young TEACHER. By Gideon F. Thayer, Boston, Mass. ........

Moral Education......

71

VIII. DUTY OF THE STATE IN REGARD TO Education. By D. Bethune Duffield, De-

troit, Michigan.....

81

IX. PHILOLOGICAL CONTRIBUTIONS. By Prof. Josiah W. Gibbs, D.D..

101

English Conjugation....

101

X. MENTAL SCIENCE-AS A BRANCH OF Popular EDUCATION, By Prof. Joseph Ha-

ven, A. M., Amherst College, Mass.

125

IX. WILLIAM Russell..

139

139

Biographical Sketch..

139

List of Publications...

144

XII. AMERICAN AssociATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE.

147

XIII. THE SCHOOL AND THE TEACHER IN LITERATURE.

155

Rev. Thomas Fuller, D. D...

155

The Good Schoolmaster.

155

Oliver Goldsmith

158

The Village Schoolmaster..

158

James Delille..

158

The Village Schocs master in France.

159

Robert Lloyd..

160

Wretchedness of a Poor Usher.....

160

XIV. QUALIFICATIONS OF A LEXICOGRAPHER OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE....

A Review of Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language. By

Isaiah Dole, A. M., Gorham, Maine..

161

XV. Public High School

185

Its Objects and Advantages..

185

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XVI. FREE ACADEMY AT NORWICH, Conr. ....

.. 190

Address at Inauguration, by Dr. Wayland, of Providence,..

193

President Woolsey, of Yule College.

194

President Goodwin, of Trinity College

195

Prof. Noah Porter, of Yale College

200

Prof. Worthington Hooker,"

203

President Smith, Wesleyan University.

201

Mr. Barnard...

205

Mr. Elbridge Smith.

208

XVII. AN AMERICAN UNIVERSITY. By an Alabamian.

213

XVIII. TRANSYLVANIA UNIVERSITY AND STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, KENTUCKY

219

XIX. EpucATIONAL MISCELLANY AND INTELLIGENCE

220

UNITED STATES

220

New Jersey State Normal School

220

Illustrations-Figure 1. Perspective..

221

2. First Floor..

223

3. Second Floor....

224

4. Third Floor .....

225

New Jersey Farnum Preparatory Normal School

222

Baltimore Public Library, Lectures, and Gallery of Fine Arts

226

Donntion of George Penbody, to the City of Baltimore..

226

BELGIUM...

231

International Philanthropic Congress,

231

SCOTLAND.....

200

Lord Elgin's Address at Glasgow,

200

ENGLAND

941

Lyceums, Mechanic Institutions and Libraries

241

Inauguration of the Lyceum at Oldbum.....

241

Address of Lord Stanley ...

241

Address Sir J. P. K. Shuttleworth.

240

Address W. J. For....

250

Salford Royal Museum and Library..

251

Mechanics Institute at Manchester

251

Lewes Mechanics' Institution

252

Lecture of Rev. Dr. Booth..

252

Sir E. Bulwer Lytton's Address to the Boys of the Bishop Stortford High School 259

United Association of Schoolmasters

262

List of Lecturers...

262

Discussion on the Religious Test of Membership.

263

Lecture of Rev. Dr. Booth..

265

New Educational Museum...

270

Economic Library.

271

IRELAND

272

Twenty-Second Annual Report of Commissioners of National Education........ 272

GERMANY......

273

Correspondence of Hermann Wimmer, Ph. D.

273

Dr. Charles Vogel.....

273

Dr. Adolphus Diesterweg

273

Charles Justus Blöckman..

274

Pestalozzian Foundation in Dresden..

274

Normal School for Female Teachers in Saxony.

274

Austrin--Real Schools....

275

Educational Statistics for 1856

278

Mecklenberg..

278

XX. OBITUARY......

279

Rev Thomas Robbins, D. D..

279

Thomas Dowse...

284

Noticks.....

288

Reformatory Conference in New York.

288

Normal Institute at Lancaster, Mass..

288

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