Miller's Mind Training for Children: A Practical Training for Successful Living; Educational Games that Train the Senses, Volume 3

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1921 - Mnemonics
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Page 19 - If you think you are beaten, you are, If you think you dare not, you don't. If you like to win, but you think you can't, It is almost certain you won't. "If you think you'll lose, you're lost, For out in the world we find, Success begins with a fellow's will — It's all in the state of mind.
Page 86 - Somebody said that it couldn't be done, But he with a chuckle replied That "maybe it couldn't," but he would be one Who wouldn't say so till he'd tried. So he buckled right in with the trace of a grin On his face. If he worried he hid it. He started to sing as he tackled the thing That couldn't be done, and he did it. Somebody scoffed: "Oh, you'll never do that; At least no one ever has done it...
Page 86 - That couldn't be done, and he did it. There are thousands to tell you it cannot be done, There are thousands to prophesy failure ; There are thousands to point out to you one by one The dangers that wait to assail you. But just buckle in with a bit of a grin, Just take off your coat and go to it; Just start in to sing as you tackle the thing That "cannot be done,
Page 98 - A noun's the name of anything, As school or garden, hoop or swing. Adjectives tell the kind of noun, As great, small, pretty, white or brown.
Page 20 - IT is not raining rain for me, It's raining daffodils; In every dimpled drop I see Wild flowers on the hills. The clouds of gray engulf the day And overwhelm the town; It is not raining rain to me, It's raining roses down.
Page 20 - It isn't raining rain to me, It's raining roses down. It isn't raining rain to me, But fields of clover bloom, Where any buccaneering bee May find a bed and room. A health, then, to the happy, A fig to him who frets ; It isn't raining rain to me, It's raining violets.
Page 19 - If you think you are outclassed, you are, You've got to think high to rise, You've got to be sure of yourself before You can ever win a prize. "Life's battles don't always go To the stronger or faster man, But soon or late the man who wins Is the man WHO THINKS HE CAN!
Page 16 - Firmly builded with rafters of oak, the house of the farmer Stood on the side of a hill commanding the sea; and a shady Sycamore grew by the door, with a woodbine wreathing around it.
Page 98 - The interjection shows surprise, As, Oh, how pretty! Ah, how wise! The whole are called nine parts of speech, Which reading, writing, speaking, teach.
Page 35 - y" preceded by a vowel is not changed to "i" before any suffix beginning with a vowel. plAy-ed delAy-ed Have the child print these examples and enlarge them. All rules should be illustrated in graphic form. The Spelling Cards. For younger children the brightly colored A, B, C, blocks and picture books have always been helpful in teaching the alphabet and simple words. These spelling...

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