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 227 - 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,...
Side 98 - FLOWER in the crannied wall, I pluck you out of the crannies, I hold you here, root and all, in my hand, Little flower — but if I could understand What you are, root and all, and all in all, I should know what God and man is.
Side ii - EDUCATION. By SS LAURIE, LL. D., Professor of the Institutes and History of Education in the University of Edinburgh.
Side 277 - WARMING OF SCHOOL BUILDINGS. By GILBERT B. MORRISON, Teacher of Physics and Chemistry in Kansas City High School.
Side 279 - A book that has been long wanted by all who are engaged in the business of teaching and desire to master its principles. In the first place, it is an elaborate treatise on the human mind, of independent merit as representing the latest and best work of all schools of psychological inquiry. But of equal importance, and what will be prized as a new and most desirable feature of a work on mental science...
Side 80 - It tells us that, during the present life, although thought and feeling are always manifested in connection with a peculiar form of matter, yet by no possibility can thought and feeling be in any sense the products of matter. Nothing could be more grossly unscientific than the famous remark of Cabanis, that the brain secretes thought as the liver secretes bile. It is not even correct to say that thought goes on in the brain. What goes on in the brain is an amazingly complex series of molecular movements,...
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Side 227 - I am not worth purchasing; but such as I am, the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it.
Side 277 - ROSENKRANZ, Doctor of Theology and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Konigsberg. Translated from the German by ANNA C. BRACKETT.
Side 183 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.

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