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MOUNT PLEASANT ACADEMY;

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NEW YORK.

ASSOCIATE PRINCIPALS.

C. F4. MAURICE, A.M.,    MAJ.    W. W. BENJAMIN,

Instructor in Ethics, Mental Philosophy, die.    Instructor    in    Mathematics    and    Military

Z. M. PHELPS, A.M.,

Instructor in Ancient Languages.

INSTRUCTORS.

H. AYME, M.D., •

Instructor in French, Spanish, and Drawing.

H. M. WALLACE, A.B.,

Instructor in Historical Studies and Elocution.

R. W. MOORE,

Instructor in Elementary Studies.

W. MULLER,

Instructor in German and Music.

CHS. STOCKING,

Instructor in Gymnastics.

J. HYATT,

Lecturer in Chemistry and Philosophy.


This institution, in its plan and arrangements, has regard to the physical as well as the moral and
intellectual training of its members.    •

THE COURSE OE INSTRUCTION

Is liberal and thorough, such as experience has proved to be most effectual for this purpose. By it,
students are prepared for any class in college, for the scientific schools, or for commercial life. The

ANCIENT LANGUAGES
are taught critically and with a view to sound scholarship and not to mere superficial acquaintance. The

MATHEMATICAL COURSE
is extensive. The preparation of pupils who have passed through it, and their success elsewhere, gives
the best evidence of faithfulness and skill in this very essential department of instruction. Very many
are the unsolicited testimonials received on this point. Special attention is given to the

MODERN LANGUAGES:

French, Spanish, and German form an important part of the course of study, and are taught as spoken
languages by well qualified masters. The

ENGLISH LANGUAGE,-

also, in its elements, as well as in its higher departments, receives more than ordinary notice, and is
not made subordinate to any other study.

MORAL AND RELIGIOUS TRAINING

is carefully regarded, as in every well ordered household; but no interference is attempted with the peculiar
tenets of any faith. Seats are provided for the pupils in both the Episcopal and Presbyterian Churches.

PHYSICAL. EDUCATION.

The complete arrangements made for this generally neglected object, and the success that has attended
them, deserve to be specially noticed. Under their influence, we have seen the delicate and almost puny

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