Wings and the Child

Wings and the Child

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"[...]what things hurt children and how much these things hurt, and yet this intolerable cycle of bullying and punishment and repression went on and on and on. Children were bullied and broken-and grew up to bully and break in their turn. It must be that this was because the grown-ups did not remember. Those who have the care of children, who work for them, who teach them, should be those who do remember: those who have not forgotten what it feels like to be a child-any sort of child. For, though children are all different, there is a common measure among them as there is among men. A law for men cannot be good if it be made-as indeed but too often happens-by those who have forgotten what it used to feel like to be a man; and what sort of poetry do you get from one who has forgotten beauty and sorrow, and the Spring, and how it feels to be young and a lover? And if the people who have the care of children have forgotten what[...]."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507538456
  • 9781507538456

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