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An Inspirational Read for Classical HomeschoolersUser Review - Tori - Christianbook.com
The book is notes kept from the woman who worked as Amos Bronson Alcott's secretary at his school; Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, she was so good at keeping notes I felt I was standing in the classroom ... Read full review
action Alcott asked Alcott began Alcott read Alcott took analysis angel Anglo Saxon language answer appetites Arithmetic attention beautiful better Bible body caterpillar child Chryses Conscience conversation deal defined earth exercises express eyes faith father genius give grammar habits hands happiness heard heart heaven held idea illustrated Imagination intellectual interesting Jesus Christ language Latin Latin Language little boy little girl look means ment metic mind moral morning mother mother of Jesus nature never o'clock object outward things outward world pain paraphrase person picture Pilgrim's Progress Plato pleasure principle punishment questions recess remarked replied rest scholars School discipline seemed Socrates soul speak spelling lesson spirit story talk teaching tell Thirza thou thoughts and feelings tion to-day told truth turned round understand words writing wrong wrote my journal
Page 189 - When the ruler of the feast had tasted the water that was made wine, and knew not whence it was (but the servants which drew the water knew) the governor of the feast...
Page 113 - Flag of the free heart's hope and home, By angel hands to valor given ! Thy stars have lit the welkin dome, And all thy hues were born in heaven. Forever float that standard sheet ! Where breathes the foe but falls before us, With Freedom's soil beneath our feet, And Freedom's banner streaming o'er us ? JOSEPH RODMAN DRAKE.
Page 112 - To where thy sky-born glories burn, And, as his springing steps advance, Catch war and vengeance from the glance.
Page 88 - It was that Mary which anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.
Page 43 - And he said, Thou hast asked a hard thing ; nevertheless, if thou see me when I am taken from thee, it shall be so unto thee ; but if not, it shall not be so.
Page 113 - Sweeps darkly round the bellied sail, And frighted waves rush wildly back Before the broadside's reeling rack, Each dying wanderer of the sea Shall look at once to heaven and thee, And smile to see thy splendors fly In triumph o'er his closing eye.
Page 192 - And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: 17 And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
Page 192 - Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him. But John forbade him, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me? And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now; for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness.
Page 109 - The Rainbow comes and goes, And lovely is the Rose ; The Moon doth with delight Look round her when the heavens are bare ; Waters on a starry night Are beautiful and fair ; The Sunshine is a glorious birth ; But yet I know, where'er I go, That there hath passed away a glory from the earth.