Historical Sources in Schools: Report to the New England History Teachers' Association
Macmillan, 1902 - History - 299 pages
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Page 136 - Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice. His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff : you shall seek all day ere you find them, and when you have them, they are not worth the search.
Page 303 - Senior class in the high school." —AB CRAWFORD, Principal. Worcester Academy, Worcester, Mass. "Your book has given us good satisfaction. It is the best School History I know of to give the student a clear conception of the origin and the development of our institutions. It presents to him lucidly and forcefully the questions which have been either the sectional or the party issues of the past; it portrays in a singularly felicitous manner our wonderful growth in population and resources.
Page 68 - Containing the Histories of Louis XI. and Charles VIII., Kings of France, and Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy. Together with the Scandalous Chronicle, or Secret History of Louis XI., by Jean de Troyes. Translated by Andrew R. Scoble. With Portraits. 2 vols. 3*.
Page 68 - Narratives of Richard Coeur de Lion, by Richard of Devizes and Geoffrey de Vinsauf; and of the Crusade at Saint Louis, by Lord John de Joinville.
Page 301 - American History told by Contemporaries." Cloth. I2mo. 60 cents net. "The book, as the author intends, is abundantly suggestive. But at the same time it is in its facts good history, and so skilfully and admirably arranged as to arouse in every young reader a desire for wider reading upon the interesting themes broached. To the teacher well up in history, it will be found a rich mine of thought.
Page 56 - It is not without the most sincere regret, that I must now take leave of an accurate and faithful guide, who has composed the history of his own times, without indulging the prejudices and passions, which usually affect the mind of a contemporary.
Page 84 - Cceur de Lion, by Richard of Devizes and Geoffrey de Vinsauf ; and of the Crusade at St. Louis, by Lord John de Joinville. 5*. CICERO'S Orations. Translated by Prof. CD Yonge, MA 4 vols.
Page 24 - By CD Yonge, BA With an Appendix of Poetical Fragments. 3 vols. ATLAS of Classical Geography. 22 large Coloured Maps. With a complete Index. Imp. 8vo.
Page 14 - Believe it, my good friend, to love truth, for truth's sake, is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues ; and, if I mistake not, you have as much of it as ever I met with in any body.
Page 82 - I should deservedly appear ungrateful, and be so considered, albeit my powers are feeble, scanty, next to nothing indeed, and not at all adapted to write and set forth a life that would tax the eloquence of a Tully. I submit the book. It contains the history of a very great and distinguished man; but there is nothing in it to wonder at besides his deeds, except the fact that I, who am a barbarian, and very little versed in the Roman language, seem to suppose myself capable of writing gracefully and...