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abstract acquired acquisition association auditory impression become beginning botanical botany brain cerebral child learned child's mind classification colored sticks combined with tone concept centres consciousness construction convolutions corolla correspond cube declensions discipline earliest English excitation exercise experience expression facts fibres flower foreign language French function G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS geometric German germinal spot globe Greek numerals groups guage habit handle ideas illustration immense inflections isinglass knowledge Latin leaf literature logic Low German mathematical means metic nature observation outlines ovary ovules ovum petals phenomena physical science physiological plants possible PRIMARY EDUCATION prolonged relations represent Roger Ascham root scientific classification scientific method sense impressions sense perceptions sentence solid figures sound speech stamen study of grammar study of language study of words suggested systematic taught tetrahedron things thought tion tive Tone A combined verb verbal signs vibration visual impression writing
Page 51 - as the stars that shine And twinkle in the milky way ; ... Ten thousand saw I at a glance Tossing their heads in sprightly dance." —WORDSWORTH, " The Daffodils." « " Daisies, those pearled arcturi of the earth, The constellated flower that never sets."—SHELLEY. " The gold-eyed kingcups fine, The frail bluebell peereth over Rare broidery of the purple
Page 51 - And the rose like a nymph to the bath addrest— And the hyacinth's purple and white and blue, Which flung from its bells a sweet peal anew Of music, so delicate, soft, and intense, It was felt like an odor within the sense."—SHELLEY. "... daffodils, That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty ; violets dim, But sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes Or Cytherea's
Page 51 - wings of gentle flush o'er delicate white, And taper fingers catching at all things To bind them all about with tiny rings."—KEATS. " Bloomy grapes, laughing from green
Page 116 - English edition. With an American Supplement, containing about 200 additional pages, including American Topics and a copious Biographical Index. By GP PUTNAM, AM In one very large volume of more than i,ooopages. Price, cloth, $5.00 ; half russia, $8 oo This is the most
Page 55 - [Comte] asserts that the rational order of the sciences, like the order of their historic development, ' is determined by the degree of simplicity, or, what comes to the same thing, of generality of their phenomena,' it might, contrariwise, be asserted that, commencing with the complex and the special, mankind have progressed step by step to a knowledge of greater simplicity and wider
Page 116 - oo This is the most comprehensive and reliable book of reference in this department ever published. The last English edition of the original work is given, together with American additions which were essential to the completeness of a volume which is marvellous
Page 96 - satis habuit. There was an old woman, and what do you think, She lived upon nothing but victuals and drink.
Page 52 - the death-pale lips apart, Death, in a whiteness that curdles the blood, Now black to the very heart. To show that life by the spirit comes, She gave us a soulless flower." —ELAINE GOODALE, "The Indian Pipe." Hence the suitableness of flowers for making large, forcible,
Page 3 - is an exquisite absurdity in the time-honored method. To study words before things tends to impress the mind with a fatal belief in their superior importance. To study expression before subjects of thought have been accumulated, is to cultivate the habit, always prevalent in civilized life, of talking fluently without having
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