Development Lessons

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A. Lovell & Company, 1883 - Teaching - 301 pages
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Page 260 - Yet in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that by my voice I might teach others also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue.
Page 262 - O ! many a shaft, at random sent, Finds mark the archer little meant! And many a word, at random spoken, May soothe or wound a heart that's broken!
Page 263 - Merciful heaven! What, man! ne'er pull your hat upon your brows; Give sorrow words: the grief that does not speak Whispers the o'erfraught heart, and bids it break.
Page 262 - I sometimes hold it half a sin To put in words the grief I feel ; For words, like Nature, half reveal And half conceal the Soul within. But, for the unquiet heart and brain, A use in measured language lies ; The sad mechanic exercise, Like dull narcotics, numbing pain. In words, like weeds...
Page 262 - Words are mighty, words are living : Serpents with their venomous stings, Or bright angels, crowding round us, With heaven's light upon their wings : Every word has its own spirit, True or false, that never dies ; Every word man's lips have uttered Echoes in God's skies.
Page 287 - The simple fact was, that they were happier and more amused and better contented at school than at home. The drudgery of the impossible primer no longer made infant life miserable. The alphabet was robbed of its terrors, and stole upon them unawares...
Page 70 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 263 - The indistinctness of the suffering breast; Where thousand thoughts begin to end in one, Which seeks from all the refuge found in none; No words suffice the secret soul to show, For truth denies all eloquence to woe.
Page 190 - Sounds which address the ear are lost and die In one short hour ; but that which strikes the eye Lives long upon the mind; the faithful sight Engraves the knowledge with a beam of light.
Page 288 - ... and yet we profess to think that there is no science in primary education, and that all that there is to it can be learned in a few hours. The simple fact is, however, that within these few years it required a man of absolute genius to discover how to teach the alphabet. The new departure, therefore, started with the Quincy primaries, and it left little in them that had not undergone a change. The reorganization was complete. This, however, was entirely the work of Superintendent Parker ; the...

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