Practical education (Google eBook)

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Harper & Brothers, 1835 - Education - 549 pages
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Page 272 - Whose iron scourge, and torturing hour, The bad affright, afflict the best ! Bound in thy adamantine chain, The proud are taught to taste of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied, and alone.
Page 430 - I hear a voice, you cannot hear, Which says, I must not stay; I see a hand, you cannot see, Which beckons me away.
Page 405 - The fluttering fan be Zephyretta's care ; The drops to thee, Brillante, we consign ; And, Momentilla, let the watch be thine ; Do thou, Crispissa, tend her favourite Lock ; Ariel himself shall be the guard of Shock. " To fifty chosen sylphs, of special note, We trust th...
Page 519 - Could we obtain a distinct and full history of all that hath passed 5 in the mind of a child, from the beginning of life and sensation, till it grows up to the use of reason; how its infant faculties began to work, and how they brought forth and ripened all the various notions, opinions, and sentiments, which we find in ourselves when we come to be capable of reflection; this would be a treasure of natural history, which would 10 probably give more light into the human faculties, than all the systems...
Page 385 - Few have been taught to any purpose, who have not been their own teachers. We prefer those instructions which we have given ourselves, from our affection to the instructor; and they are...
Page 410 - The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property is in lightning, but since they agree in all the particulars in which we can already compare them, is it not probable they agree likewise in this? Let the experiment be made.
Page 273 - Oh, gently on thy suppliant's head, Dread Goddess, lay thy chastening hand ! Not in thy Gorgon terrors clad, Nor circled with the vengeful band (As by the impious thou art seen) With thundering voice, and threatening mien, With screaming Horror's funeral cry, Despair, and fell Disease, and ghastly Poverty.
Page 441 - Are we not here now, continued the corporal (striking the end of his stick perpendicularly upon the floor, so as to give an idea of health and stability — and are we not — (dropping his hat upon the ground) gone!
Page 471 - Unlike my subject now shall be my song, It shall be witty, and it shan't be long.
Page 435 - The village matron, round the blazing hearth, Suspends the infant audience with her tales, Breathing astonishment! of witching rhymes, And evil spirits; of the death-bed call Of him who robb'd the widow, and devour'd...

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Miniature libraries - Practical Education
Honora's notes formed the basis of a collection of stories entitled Practical Education (1780) but it was not until 1791 that Edgeworth began to plan a ... vastatic/ wid/ exhibits/ miniaturelibraries/ practicaleduction.html

Literary Encyclopedia: Practical Education
Practical Education was first published in 1798 and, in both the preface and appendix to their work, the Edgeworths emphasize that its composition was based ... php/ sworks.php?rec=true& UID=2557

Practical Education (work by Edgeworth and Edgeworth ...
Practical Education (1798), written in collaboration with his daughter, was inspired by the French-Swiss ... Search Britannica for "Practical Education" ... eb/ topic-473567/ Practical-Education

“Anecdotes from the Nursery” in Maria Edgeworth’s Practical ...
ents, Practical Education, specifically warns those with a taste for “ex- ... Maria Edgeworth and Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Practical Education (London: ... index.php?app=download& id=99

Practical Education
Title page of Edgeworth's Practical Education. Maria Edgeworth and Richard Edgeworth, Practical Education, 2 vols., 1st American ed. ... ~library/ Library_Bulletin/ Nov1996/ edgeworth.html

Susan Manly, ed., Maria Edgeworth and Richard Lovell Edgeworth ...
Summary: Practical Education, written by Maria Edgeworth with input from her father, Richard Lovell Edgeworth, was published in 1798, and reissued with some ... ~www_se/ manly/ pracrevs.htm

Chawton House Library: Library and early women's writing - Women ...
Practical Education (1798) attracted some hostile critical attention for its secularist ... In 1801, a second edition of Practical Education appeared, ... library/ biographies/ edgeworth.html

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - FREE Richard Lovell Edgeworth Biography ...
Practical Education (written with his daughter) and his other educational essays show the influence of Rousseau. He also did pioneering work in electricity ... doc/ 1E1-EdgewortR.html

Women, Education and Literature - The Papers of Maria Edgeworth ...
Contemporary criticism of her works includes Joseph Priestley's criticisms of Practical Education (in a letter of 1780) and Mrs Inchbald's views of Ormond ... digital_guides/ women_education_and_literature/ publishers%20note.aspx

The Works of Maria Edgeworth / Major Works / Pickering and Chatto ...
Introductory note; Acknowledgments and Dedication; Practical Education ... Practical Education is co-authored by Maria's father Richard Lovell Edgeworth. ... major_works/ the_works_of_maria_edgeworth

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