Pestalozzi and Pestalozzianism: Life, Educational Principles, and Methods, of John Henry Pestalozzi, with Biographical Sketches of Several of His Assistants and Disciples

Henry Barnard
F.C. Brownell, 1859 - 468 sider

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Side 232 - I promised God that I would look upon every Prussian peasant child as a being who could complain of me before God if I did not provide for him the best education as a man and a Christian which it was possible for me to provide.
Side 117 - What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise : for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin; as it is written, " There is none righteous, no, not one: there is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God. They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.
Side 123 - Love suffereth long, and is kind; love envieth not; love vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up...
Side 206 - Christ) and its righteousness, and all other things shall be added unto you," was his rule of life ; and in his teaching and his example, afforded him constant assistance in answering such questions as arose during his labors for moral improvement. As soon as he could write, he commenced the practice of taking down sermons and catechizings; and thus acquired great facility in his German style, and a mastery of analytic methods...
Side 85 - The best things we had with him were the exercises in language, at leaet those which he gave us on the paper-hangings of the school-room, and which were real exercises in observation. These hangings were very old and a good deal torn, and before these we had frequently to stand for two or three hours together, and say what we observed in respect to the form, number, position and color of the figures painted on them, and the holes torn in them, and to express what we observed in sentences gradually...
Side 31 - He urged upon the consciences of parents and rulers, with an energy approaching that of the ancient prophets, the solemn duties which Divine Providence had imposed upon them, in committing to their charge the present and future destinies of their fellow-beings. In this way, he produced an impulse, which pervaded the continent of Europe, and which, by means of his popular and theoretical works, reached the cottages of the poor and the palaces of the great. His institution at Yverdun was crowded with...
Side 138 - But the gentlemen had a whole room full of such poor children, in the full enjoyment of such blessings, before their eyes. The squire seemed for a time to be seeing the picture of the first-born of his future better-taught people, as if in a dream ; and the falcon eyes of the lieutenant glanced hither and thither like lightning, from child to child, from hand to hand, from work to work, from eye to eye. The more he saw, the fuller did his heart grow with the thought : She has done, and completely,...
Side 69 - In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost." Mother. "May God be with you, and keep you! May he lift up the light of his countenance upon you, and be merciful to you for ever!
Side 67 - I have received your new book against the human race, and thank you for it. Never was such cleverness used in the design of making us all stupid. One longs in reading your book to walk on all fours. But as I have lost that habit for more than sixty years, I feel unhappily the impossibility of resuming it.
Side 137 - Fx' is always used in English as a description rather than a name. I guess everyone has heard about the Holy Roman Empire, which was neither holy, Roman nor an empire. Today we have the United Nations. Here it would seem that since these things can be so-called even though they are not Holy Roman United Nations, these phrases should be regarded not as definite descriptions, but as names.

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