The Science of Education Designed as a Text-book for Teachers

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Van Antwerp, Bragg & Company, 1887 - Child development - 341 pages

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Page 148 - The poor child had sat in mute amazement, and patiently imitated everything her teacher did ; but now the truth began to flash upon her ; her intellect began to work. She perceived that here was a way by which she could herself make up a sign of anything that was in her own mind, and show it to another mind ; and at once her countenance lighted up with a human expression.
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Page 259 - Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids start...
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Page 86 - Perhaps their loves, or else their sheep, Was all that did their silly thoughts so busy keep.
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