Safeguarding Children's Nerves: A Handbook of Mental Hygiene

J.B. Lippincott, 1924 - 272 ページ

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151 ページ - ... with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you, with a tale which holdeth children from play and old men from the chimney corner, and, pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue, even as the child is often brought to take most wholesome things by hiding them in such other as have a pleasant taste...
132 ページ - the central man of all the world, as representing in perfect balance the imaginative, moral, and intellectual faculties, all at their highest, is Dante.
108 ページ - Let me have men about me that are fat, Sleek-headed men, and such as sleep o' nights. Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look; He thinks too much; such men are dangerous.
227 ページ - ... their natural genius to mechanical, and physical or natural knowledge uncultivated and neglected ; which would be of exceeding use and pleasure to them through the whole course of their lives. 7. To be sure, languages are not to be despised or neglected; but, things are still to be preferred.
23 ページ - God an' her teeth were well graft, to have her grace after another fashion than she is yet, so as I trust the king's grace shall have great comfort in her grace. For she is as toward a child and as gentle of conditions, as ever I knew any in my life.
75 ページ - Mr. Shelton would have my Lady Elizabeth to dine and sup every day at the board of estate. Alas, my lord, it is not meet for a child of her age to keep such rule yet. I promise you, my lord, I dare not take it upon me to keep her grace in health an
165 ページ - Habit with him was all the test of truth, " It must be right : I've done it from my youth.
35 ページ - This ought to be the subject of the education of our youth ; who, at twenty, when they should be fit for business, know little or nothing of it. Education. 4. We are in pain to make them scholars, but not men ; to talk, rather than to know ; which is true canting.
135 ページ - The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whisperinggalleries, they are clearly heard at the end and by posterity.
218 ページ - It is better," said an American humorist, " not to know so much than to know so many things that ain't so.