Elementary Psychology and Education: A Text-book for High Schools, Normal Schools, Normal Institutes, and Reading Circles, and a Manual for Teachers

D. Appleton, 1889 - 293 sider

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Side 234 - Tis that which we all see and know." Any one better apprehends what it is by acquaintance than I can inform him by description. It is indeed a thing so versatile and multiform, appearing in so many shapes, so many postures, so many garbs, so variously apprehended by several eyes and judgments, that it seemeth no less hard to settle a clear and certain notion thereof than to make a portrait of Proteus, or to define the figure of the fleeting air. Sometimes it lieth in pat allusion to a known story,...
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Side 76 - ... of matter. Nothing could be more grossly unscientific than the famous remark of Cabanis, that the brain secretes thought as the liver secretes bile.
Side ii - EDUCATION. By SS LAURIE, LL. D., Professor of the Institutes and History of Education in the University of Edinburgh.
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