How to Teach According to Temperament and Mental Development Or: Phrenology in the School-room and the Family

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S.R. Wells and Company, 1877 - Phrenology - 331 pages
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Page 289 - Art thou greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well, and drank thereof himself, and his children, and his cattle ?
Page 277 - the doing of good to mankind in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness.
Page 161 - around it ; and it will fall at last, if fall it must, amidst the proudest monuments of its glory, and on the very spot of its
Page 311 - while the human heart continues to beat, awe and veneration for the Divine Being will ever animate the soul. The worshiper will cease to kneel, and the hymn of adoration to rise, only when the race of man becomes extinct.
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Page 67 - This volume is indeed a noble monument of a civilized people; and if America were sunk beneath the waves, would remain the fairest picture on record of an Ideal Commonwealth.
Page 311 - It is a groundless terror to apprehend that religion will ever be extinguished, or even endangered, by the arguments or ridicule of the profane, because nature has implanted the organs of Veneration and Wonder (or Spirituality) in the brain, and the corresponding sentiments in the mind. Forms of worship may change, and particular religious tenets may now be fashionable, and subsequently fall into decay
Page 218 - Let me write the songs of a people, and I care not who may make their laws.
Page 316 - Principles of Physiology applied to the Preservation of Health and the Improvement of Physical and Mental Education. By
Page 270 - only had sense enough to play the fool. " Where," exclaimed he, with great emphasis, " where shall we find a more knavish fool, or a more foolish knave, than he?

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