Queries; Devoted to Literature, Art, Science, Education Volume 3, Nos. 1-12

Queries; Devoted to Literature, Art, Science, Education Volume 3, Nos. 1-12

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...with the volume. The book was edited by Jeannette L. Gilder, and published by D. Appleton & Co., and is simply a collection of papers on our elder poets which originally appeared in the Century Magazine. By arrangement with the English publishers, D. C. Heath & Co. will at once add to their already long list of pedagogical books "Notes on the early training of children," by Mrs. Frank Malleson. This book has already had a reception in England that strongly commends it to the attention of mothers and educators. The " Notes " are dedicated to the happiness of children, and wherever thoughtfully read and applied will not fail to result in the happiness of parents as well. Recognizing the d i faculties involved in bringing up a child "In the way he should go," Mrs. Malleson here discusses with rare wisdom, and tireless attention to practical questions, such topics as " Infant Life," "Nursery Management," "The Employment and Occupation of Children," "The Cardinal Virtues, Reverence, Truth, Love, Obedience to Conscience, Duty," and in a closing chapter "Rewards and Punishments." Parents, and all persons charged with the care of little children must read every page with a careful sense of the maternal sagacity, tenderness, and justice brought to bear on every theme. Miss Elizabeth Peabody, the veteran Kindergarten advocate, writes of the book, "I have never before read so wise and practical instructions to mothers."steel J'rom their own sex. Three hundred seventy votes cast as follows: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. have just published in their American statesmen series "Henry Clay" by Carl Schurz. Henry Clay was so conspicious a figure in...show more

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  • Paperback | 294 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 531g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236768698
  • 9781236768698