The plan of education comprises four departments; the Physical, the Moral, the Mental, and the Graceful. A cultivated mind and elevated morality will accomplish little with a sickly constitution, consequently, physical education is placed first. [This has since come to be recognized by all educators.] To the moral department, comprising not only integrity of character and Christian morals, but what is equal and of more importance, is added an amiable and loving spirit. In future years from lowly hearth
Soft gentle eyes will beam,
And light of woman's truest worth
From household circles gleam.
In patience, hope, meekness and love,
Woman's appointed lot,
With ever glancing eye above
From mansion or from cot.
The mental comes third. In this department those teachers and professors are employed who have a tact for teaching, as well as great erudition in their respective departments. The graceful department comprises music, painting, drawing, dancing, manners, carriage, and conversation generally. The young ladies are encouraged to converse with each other, in a lady-like and dignified manner, and in every way qualify themselves for whatever station they may be called upon in the future to fill,While health a certain charm imparts,
And cultured minds and gentle hearts,
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