The Child: A Study in the Evolution of Man

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W. Scott, limited, 1900 - Child development - 498 pages
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Page 62 - There is a period in the history of the individual, as of the race, when the hunters are the "best men," as the Algonquins called them. We cannot but pity the boy who has never fired a gun; he is no more humane, while his education has been sadly neglected.
Page 494 - Thackeray and his Biographers," in Illustrated London News. Life of Cervantes. By HE Watts. Life of Voltaire. By Francis Espinasse. Life of Leigh Hunt. By Cosmo Monkhouse. Life of Whittier. By WJ Linton. Life of Renan. By Francis Espinasse. Life of Thoreau. By HS Salt.
Page 499 - Daily Telegraph (London). XXII. THE GERM-PLASM : A THEORY OF HEREDITY. By AUGUST WEISMANN, Professor in the University of Freiburg-in-Breisgau. With 24 Illustrations. " There has been no work published since Darwin's own books which has so thoroughly handled the matter treated by him, or has done so much to place in order and clearness the immense complexity of the factors of heredity, or, lastly, has brought to light so many new facts and considerations bearing...
Page 502 - Ibsen's characters speak and act as if they were hypnotised, and under their creator's imperious demand to reveal themselves. There never was such a mirror held up to nature before : it is too terrible. . . . Yet we must return to Ibsen, with his remorseless surgery, his remorseless electric-light, until we, too, have grown strong and learned to face the naked — if necessary, the flayed and bleeding — reality." — SPEAKER (London). VOL. I. "A DOLL'S HOUSE," "THE LEAGUE OF YOUTH,
Page 498 - Marks a step of some importance in the study of some difficult physiological and psychological problems which have not yet received much attention in the scientific world of England." — Nature. X. MANUAL TRAINING. By Dr. CM WOODWARD, Directoi of the Manual Training School, St. Louis. Illustrated. " There is no greater authority on the subject than Professor Woodward.
Page 497 - His new volume on the Origin of the Aryans is a first-rate example of the excellent account to which he can turn his exceptionally wide and varied information. . . . Masterly and exhaustive.
Page 493 - The series of ' Great Writers' has hardly had a contribution of more marked and peculiar excellence than the book which the Whyte Professor of Moral Philosophy at Oxford has written for it on the attractive and still (in England) little known subject of Schopenhauer." — Manchester Guardian. Life of Shelley. By William Sharp. " The criticisms . . . entitle this capital monograph to be ranked with the best biographies of Shelley.
Page 23 - And with new joy and pride The little Actor cons another part; Filling from time to time his "humorous stage...
Page 38 - ... another, follow each other, change into each other, supplant each other, and even consume each other; so that after a time...

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