How to Show Pictures to Children

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Houghton Mifflin, 1914 - Art - 138 pages
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Page 42 - Good Christian men, rejoice With heart, and soul, and voice ; Now ye need not fear the grave : Peace ! Peace ! Jesus Christ was born to save...
Page 40 - Light to greet. 0, who are these that hasten beneath the starry sky, As if with joyful tidings that through the world shall fly ? The faithful shepherds these, who greatly were afeared When, as they watched their flocks by night, the heavenly host appeared.
Page 18 - Composition means, literally and simply, putting several things together, so as to make one thing out of them ; the nature and goodness of which they all have a share in producing. Thus a musician composes an air, by putting notes together in certain relations ; a poet composes a poem, by putting thoughts and words in pleasant order ; and a painter a picture, by putting thoughts, forms, and colours in pleasant order. In all these cases, observe, an intended unity must...
Page 40 - The night was darker than ever before (So dark is sin) When the Great Love came to the stable door And entered in, And laid Himself in the breath of kine And the warmth of hay, And whispered to the star to shine And to break, the day.
Page 41 - Journeyed on by plain and mountain, Till they found the holy Child? How they opened all their treasure, Kneeling to that infant King ; Gave the gold and fragrant incense, Gave the myrrh in offering ? 3 Know ye not that lowly baby Was the bright and morning Star?
Page vi - The aim of the book is threefold, to answer some theoretical questions concerning the hows, whys, and what-abouts of pictures, to offer practical suggestions to mothers and teachers about showing pictures to children, to supply information about the most desirable picture material for children. A clear, practical book, suggestive to librarians, mothers, and teachers. Lists of reference books and pictures.
Page 40 - Holy Babe, Upon Thy mother's breast ; Great Lord of earth and sea and sky, How sweet it is to see Thee lie In such a place of rest ! Sleep, Holy Babe : Thine angels watch around, All bending low, with folded v*ings, Before the Incarnate King of kings, In reverent awe profound.
Page 40 - Holy Babe, *^ Upon Thy mother's breast ; Great LORD of earth and sea and sky, How sweet it is to see Thee lie In such a place of rest I Sleep, Holy Babe : Thine angels watch around, All bending low, with folded wings, Before the Incarnate King of kings, In reverent awe profound.
Page 26 - The young mind, untrained to concentration, flits from subject to subject, as a butterfly from one blossom to another. But let the mother begin to talk about the picture, and the child fixes eager eyes upon it, and follows every word with breathless attention. And "talking about" a picture is simply letting the picture talk, provided, of course, that it is the right sort of picture.
Page 85 - In the childhood of the race as in the childhood of the individual...

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