The Kindergarten in a Nutshell: A Handbook for the Home

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Doubleday Company, 1907 - Kindergarten - 134 pages
 

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Page 104 - Women know The way to rear up children (to be just) ; They know a simple, merry, tender knack Of tying sashes, fitting baby-shoes, And stringing pretty words that make no sense, And kissing full sense into empty words ; Which things are corals to cut life upon, Although such trifles...
Page 71 - The world is so full of a number of things, I'm sure we should all be as happy as kings.
Page 3 - I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase. So then neither is he that planteth anything, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.
Page 132 - But you were always a good man of business, Jacob," faltered Scrooge, who now began to apply this to himself. "Business!" cried the ghost, wringing its hands again. "Mankind was my business. The common welfare was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, my business. The dealings of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business!
Page xi - JOT to the laughing troop That from the threshold starts, Led on by courage and immortal hope, And with the morning in their hearts. They to the disappointed earth shall give The lives we meant to live, Beautiful, free, and strong ; The light we almost had Shall make them glad ; The words we waited long Shall run in music from their voice and song. Unto our world hope's daily oracles From their lips shall be brought ; And in our lives love's hourly miracles By them be wrought.
Page 69 - Melisande,' but amplified and expressed in terms of a much clearer analysis. 'To stand in a quiet place' (she writes), 'surrounded by the trunks of beech-trees and stems of firs ; to see everywhere the succulent green leaves of
Page 122 - And as the sun with fervent ray Draws each small flower to look above, She draws her child's soul forth to meet her own, And learns that love, in earth and heaven, is one.
Page xi - ... threshold starts, Led on by courage and immortal hope, And with the morning in their hearts. They to the disappointed earth shall give The lives we meant to live, Beautiful, free and strong; The light we almost had Shall make them glad; The words we waited long Shall run in music from their voice and song. Their merry task shall be To make the house all fine and sweet, Its new inhabitants to greet The wondrous dawning century. EDWARD ROWLAND SILL.
Page 104 - ... and inhaled, even if obliged to confess that there can be no understanding of the spoken words by the child, as the general sense of hearing is not yet developed, still less the special hearing of words. So we find the mother, soon after the child's birth, caressing and talking to the little one; for that which can develop and originate, and is intended to do so, begins and must begin when as yet nothing exists but the conditions; the possibility, and, especially with human fostering, the dim...
Page 109 - PLAY WITH THE LIMBS. WATCH a mother's answering play, When her happy baby kicks ! She will brace her hands to please him, Or in loving sort she'll tease him With her playful tricks. This is not mere fond caprice — God inspires the pretty strife ; She is leading a beginner Through the outer to the inner Of his groping life.

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