The Moral Instruction of Children

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D. Appleton, 1908 - Moral education - 278 pages
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Page 244 - Let a man overcome anger by love, let him overcome evil by good ; let him overcome the greedy by liberality, the liar by truth...
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Page 136 - If there be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy gates in thy land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart, nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother : but thou shalt open thine hand wide unto him. and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he wanteth.
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Page 152 - Beside a pillar of that noble roof, And looking on Ulysses as he passed, Admired, and said to him in winged words : — " Stranger, farewell, and in thy native land Remember thou hast owed thy life to me.
Page 264 - It is true, there are influences in manual training, as it has been described, which are favorable to a virtuous disposition. Squareness in things is not without relation to squareness in action and in thinking. A child that has learned to be exact — that is, truthful in his work — will be inclined to be scrupulous and truthful in his speech, in his thought, and in his acts.
Page 257 - He adopts the readiest way to get gold. Incapable of that long and complex method of attaining his end which is exhibited, for instance, by the farmer who breaks the soil, plants the corn, watches his crops, and systematizes his labors from the year's beginning to its end, he takes the shortest road toward the possession of gold, — he stretches forth his hand and takes it where he finds it.

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