Teaching in the Home: A Handbook for Intensive Fertilization of the Child Mind, for Instructors of Young Children

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Moffat, Yard, 1915 - Education - 354 pages
 

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Page 134 - the Swiss: My soul turn from them, turn we to survey Where rougher climes a nobler race display — Where the bleak Swiss their stormy mansions tread, And force a churlish soil for scanty bread. No product here, the barren fields afford But man and steel, the soldier and his sword;
Page 22 - is the enormous flywheel of society, its most precious conservative agent. It alone is what keeps us within the bounds of ordinance, and saves the children of fortune from the envious uprisings of the poor. It alone prevents the hardest and most repulsive walks of life from being deserted by those brought up to tread therein.
Page 134 - day. At night, returning, every labor sped He sits him down the monarch of a shed; Smiles by his cheerful fire and round surveys His children's looks, that brighten at the blaze; While his loved partner, boastful of her hoard Displays her cleanly platter on the board, And haply too, some pilgrim thither led, With many a tale, repays the nightly bed.
Page 22 - within the bounds of ordinance, and saves the children of fortune from the envious uprisings of the poor. It alone prevents the hardest and most repulsive walks of life from being deserted by those brought up to tread therein.
Page 136 - exists for the education of each man. There is no age or state of society or mode of action in history to which there is not somewhat corresponding in his life. Everything tends in a wonderful manner to abbreviate itself, and yield its own virtue to him. He should see that he can live all history in his own person. He must sit
Page 137 - This life of ours is stuck round with Egypt, Greece, Gaul, England, War, Colonization, Church, Court, and Commerce, as with so many flowers and wild ornaments, grave and gay. I will not make
Page 100 - could be done by any boy or girl of average capacity and healthy physical constitution; and if I have accomplished anything, I owe it, among other fortunate circumstances, to the fact that through
Page 100 - conclusive; but in all these natural gifts, I am rather below than above par; what I could do assuredly could be done by any boy or girl of average capacity and healthy physical constitution;
Page 175 - Ask and it shall be given unto you, seek and ye shall find, knock and it shall be opened to
Page 11 - These, then, are the four things in which the individual youth should be thoroughly trained, if his judgment and reasoning power are to be systematically developed: observing accurately; recording correctly; comparing, grouping and inferring justly; and expressing cogently the results of these mental operations.

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