Civics and health

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Ginn and company, 1909 - Medical - 411 pages

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Page 396 - Oh for one hour of youthful joy ! Give back my twentieth spring ! I'd rather laugh a bright-haired boy Than reign a gray-beard king ! Off with the wrinkled spoils of age ! Away with learning's crown ! Tear out life's wisdom-written page, And dash its trophies down ! One moment let my life blood stream From
Page 390 - Talk health. The dreary, never-changing tale Of mortal maladies is worn and stale. You cannot charm or interest or please By harping on that minor chord, disease. " Whatever the weather may be," says he, " Whatever the weather may be, It's the songs ye sing, and the smiles ye wear, That's a-making the sun shine everywhere.
Page 113 - when he wrote : Oh wad some power the giftie gie us To see oursel's as ithers see us; It wad frae mony a blunder free us, And foolish notion.
Page 127 - are inferior in all physical measurements to boys in the ordinary schools, and this inferiority seems to increase with age. 5. Defects of sight and hearing are more numerous among the dull and backward pupils. These defects should be taken into consideration in the seating of pupils. Only by removing the defects can the best advancement
Page 46 - why a refractory habit should affect the tonsils and the uvula; but I have always observed that refractories of both sexes and every grade, between a Ragged School and the Old Bailey, have one voice, in which the tonsils and uvula gain a diseased ascendency.
Page 326 - Men have died, from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love."-—nor
Page 120 - sand, snakes, huckleberries, and hornets, and any child who has been deprived of these has been deprived of the best part of his education. Not
Page 64 - Very dangerous both during attack and from after effects. When diphtheria is occurring in a school all children suffering from sore throat should be excluded. There is great variation of type, and mild cases are often not recognized but are as infectious as severe cases. There is no immunity from further attacks. Fact of existence of disease sometimes
Page 126 - The great extremes in the physical condition of pupils in the upper grammar grades make it desirable to introduce great elasticity into the work of these grades. 6. The classes in physical culture should be graded on a physical instead of an intellectual basis.
Page 397 - The smiling angel dropped his pen,— " Why, this will never do ; The man would be a boy again, And be a father too

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