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Էջ 84 - the great educational law-giver: — 1. "Develop the idea, then give the term. 2. " Proceed from the known to the unknown; from the particular to the general; from the concrete to the abstract; from the simple to the more difficult." 3. " First synthesis, then analysis—not the order of the subject, but the order of nature.
Էջ 131 - to lead those under their care, as their ages and capacities will admit, into a particular understanding of the tendency of the before mentioned virtues, to preserve and perfect a republican constitution, and to secure the blessings of liberty, as well as to promote their future happiness, and the tendency of the opposite vices, to slavery and ruin.
Էջ 109 - a Bureau of Education in the Department of the Interior. " For the purpose of collecting such statistics and facts as shall show the condition and progress of education in the several States and Territories, and diffusing
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Էջ 331 - Homes without Hands, being a description of the Habitations of Animals, classed according to their principle of construction, by the Rev. JG Wood, with
Էջ 422 - of ages, the shed foliage of feeling, fancy, and imagination, which has suffered an earth-change, that the vocal forest, as Howell called it, may clothe itself anew with living green. There is death in the dictionary; and, where language is too strictly limited by convention, the ground for expression to grow in is limited also; and we get
Էջ 235 - Let the master at first lead and teach his scholar to join the rules of his grammar book with the examples of his present lesson, until the scholar by himself be able to fetch out of his grammar every rule for every example. This is a
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Էջ 279 - There is," says Locke,* "more stir, a great deal, made with grammar than •there needs; and those are tormented about it to whom it does not at all belong; I mean children at the age wherein they are usually perplexed with it at