Port-Royal Education; Saint Cyran Arnauld Lancelot Nicole de Saci Guyot Coustel Fontaine Jacqueline Pascal

Port-Royal Education; Saint Cyran Arnauld Lancelot Nicole de Saci Guyot Coustel Fontaine Jacqueline Pascal

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...whole. Those who learn more easily, and have better memories, will be set to do more than the others, by attaching rewards for it. "19. It is usually lost time to set them to compose verses at home. There may be two or three scholars out of seventy or eighty from whom something may be drawn. The rest lose heart, or torment themselves to do nothing of any value. A subject may be prescribed to those who show taste and facility, and the others may be set something according to their ability. It may, however, be proposed to all to compose then and there a small piece of verse of which the subject is given, each having the liberty of saying how he will turn the matter of each line. An epithet then comes from one corner, a more appropriate one from another; with permission to speak, which is asked and obtained by a sign only, in order to avoid confusion, they judge, criticise, and give a reason for their choice. Those who have the least energy try their utmost, and all strive at least to distinguish themselves. This is one of the most useful exercises to please them, and to form at least those who have some talent." 1 An excellent observation. We are always too much inclined to think that the child is a vase that cannot be sufficiently filled. It is a soul that must be formed, Art. 22. He inscribes the History of France among the conditions for the degree of Master of Arts. ..". what is gained by the exclusion of verses in the upper classes, of themes in the lower, and, in fact, of lessons which produce nothing of any value, will give time which will be much more agreeably employed in reading for repetition and in learning set passages by heart, and for private preparation of what has been set in Latin grammar and rhetoric, according to...show more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 191g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236634330
  • 9781236634337