Education According to Some Modern Masters

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Platt & Peck Company, 1916 - 296 էջ



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Էջ 111 - The man's power is active, progressive, defensive. He is eminently the doer, the creator, the discoverer, the defender. His intellect is for speculation and invention; his energy for adventure, for war, and for conquest, wherever war is just, wherever conquest necessary. But the woman's power is for rule, not for battle, — and her intellect is not for invention or creation, but for sweet ordering, arrangement and decision.
Էջ 239 - ... in imputing motives to those who interfere with him, and interprets everything for the best. He is never mean or little in his disputes, never takes unfair advantage, never mistakes personalities or sharp sayings for arguments, or insinuates evil which he dare not say out.
Էջ 207 - I call all teaching scientific," says Wolf, the critic of Homer, " which is systematically laid out and followed up to its original sources. For example: a knowledge of classical antiquity is scientific [270 when the remains of classical antiquity are correctly studied in the original languages.
Էջ 150 - That the whole or any large part of the education of the people should be in State hands, I go as far as any one in deprecating. All that has been said of the importance of individuality of character, and diversity in opinions and modes of conduct, involves, as of the same unspeakable importance, diversity of education. A general^ State education is a mere contrivance for moulding people to i be exactly like one another...
Էջ 189 - But as for me, I will behold thy presence in righteousness; and when I awake up after thy likeness, I shall be satisfied with it.
Էջ 239 - Hence it is that it is almost a definition of a gentleman to say he is one who never inflicts pain.
Էջ 39 - To the eye of vulgar Logic,' says he, ' what is man ? An omnivorous Biped that wears Breeches. To the eye of Pure Reason what is he ? A Soul, a Spirit, and divine Apparition. Round his mysterious ME, there lies, under all those woolrags, a Garment of Flesh (or of Senses), contextured in the Loom of Heaven ; whereby he is revealed to his like...
Էջ 161 - In the first place, these poems addressed themselves powerfully to one of the strongest of my pleasurable susceptibilities, the love of rural objects and natural scenery ; to which I had been indebted not only for much of the pleasure of my life, but quite recently for relief from one of my longest relapses into depression.
Էջ 232 - The enlargement consists, not merely in the passive reception into the mind of a number of ideas hitherto unknown to it, but in the mind's energetic and simultaneous action upon and towards and among those new ideas which are rushing in upon it.
Էջ 124 - I had nothing to love. My parents were — in a sort — visible powers of nature to me, no more loved than the sun and the moon...

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