Twelve Lectures on the History of Pedagogy: Delivered Before the Cincinnati Teachers' Association

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Wilson, Hinkle & Company, 1874 - Education - 122 pages
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Page 131 - A text-book thoroughly adapted to elementary instruction in the public schools; giving special attention to the laws of hygiene (including the effects of alcohol and narcotics upon the human system), as ascertained from a careful study of anatomy and physiology ; containing also a full Glossary of Terms, complete Index, etc.
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Page 64 - This consideration should methinks keep busy people (I will not say ignorant nurses and boddice-makers) from meddling in a matter they understand not; and they should be afraid to put nature out of her way, in fashioning the parts, when. they know not how the least and meanest is made. And yet I have seen so many instances of children receiving great harm from...
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Page 57 - Pictus" which I shall have occasion to mention again hereafter. Comenius was by no means one of those pedagogues who take up one or another single subject of instruction, or who place all good in a certain method of teaching. He was, in the very best sense of the word, universal; and notwithstanding this universality, he always strove after the most thorough foundation.
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