First Book in Physiology: For the Use of Schools and Families. Intended as Introductory to the Larger Work by the Same Author (Google eBook)
Sheldon and Company, publishers, 1872 - 191 pages
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Page 194 - The adaptation of each book to its particular purpose, the smaller work preparing the scholar to understand the full development of the subject in the larger one. 6th. In the larger work the science of Physiology is brought out as it now is, with its recent important discoveries. 7th. Some exceedingly interesting and important subjects are fully treated, which, iu other books of a similar character, are either barely hinted at or are entirely omitted.
Page 195 - Geography is the best I have ever seen. It meets the exact wants of our Grammar Schools. The Review is unsurpassed in its tendency to make thorough and reliable scholars. I have learned more Geography that is practical and available during the short time we have used this work, than in all my life before, including ten years teaching by Mitchell's plan.—AB HETWOOD, Prin.
Page 112 - BO many different bones, instead of being one solid, tight box. If a blow be received on the head, these bones give a little upon each other, as it is expressed, and so they are not often broken. They give more in the child than in the adult, because, besides being less brittle, they are less tightly put together. It is well that it is so ; for if it were not, the skull would often be fractured, in the frequent falls which the child has. 9. The bones on the top of the head are fastened together by...
Page 195 - ... just what the child should be taught, and nothing more. It also embraces the general principles of Physical Geography so far as they can be taught to advantage in Common Schools. For those desiring to pursue the study of Physical Geography, we have prepared Cotton's Physical Geography.
Page 195 - This book is the best adapted to teaching the subject of Geography of any yet published. It is simple and comprehensive, and embraces just what the child should be taught, and nothing more. It also embraces the general principles of Physical Geography so far as they can be taught to advantage in Common Schools.