A Manual for the Public Schools

A Manual for the Public Schools

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...a rip-snorter of a Fourth of July speech." "Patriotic," wrote Miss Kate. "Carried little Annie Ross all day in his arms when her mother died." "Tender," wrote Miss Kate. "No. 19." "He goes to all the meetings of his men and knows everyone by name." "Social," wrote Miss Kate. "N0. 20." "He's all that you've written and more, too," and Miss Kate wrote, "A perfectly rounded character." Then turning to the children she said with the least little sob in her words, "Twenty of you would rather be the man who is not very rich, or very great, or very wise, or so strong that he wants to fight others, but is clean and pure, and true, and kindly, and helpful. I am so glad of this choice, for every one of you by trying may be just such a man or woman." "Habit is a cable; we weave athread of it each day, and it becomes so strong.we cannot break it."--Horace Mann. CHART No. 6 THE EFFECT OF TOBACCO Dr. Arthur Holmes, dean of the Teachers' College in Pennsylvania, and formerly of the University of Pennsylvania, has, in his Psychology of Smoking, written for the Temperance Educational Quarterly, given this chart with its explanation. Some investigations tend to show that low intellectuality and smoking are not limited wholly to the feebleminded, but extend to normal youths as well. Inquiry into the correlation of tobaccousing with grade standing in schools has been made. A couple of results are given below, one taken from a college in the Middle West and the other from a boy's academy in the East. The investigations were made independently of each other and under the most careful conditions...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123679611X
  • 9781236796110