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Early Education; Or, the Management of Children Considered with a View to Their Future Character (Paperback) Loot Price: R405
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Early Education; Or, the Management of Children Considered with a View to Their Future Character (Paperback): Elizabeth Lachlan
Early Education; Or, the Management of Children Considered with a View to Their Future Character (Paperback): Elizabeth Lachlan

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Early Education; Or, the Management of Children Considered with a View to Their Future Character (Paperback)

Elizabeth Lachlan

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1821. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... early education. part I. introductory chapter. "he cometh forth like A tlower." When reason first begins to dawn in an infant, we notice the first shoots or seeds of passion; they are very weak, and we give to them the general name of emotions. To every regular passion, there are three steps; and there are sometimes as many more from passion to excess. A cause arises and produces emotion; emotion continued, increases to affection; affection encouraged, swells into passion. So far we permit: the passions are given us by the Almighty to agitate the stream of life, which would otherwise stagnate; and to produce some strong current, into which we commit ourselves and our possessions; for one undeviating course must be equally ours if eminence be our wish, and one bright goal will be deep seated in our hearts, when virtue is our aim. The pursuit of knowledge is, in general, favourable to virtue. In B dustry must be implied in the successful attainments of a wise man, and industry is one great fundamental check to temptation and to the suggestions of vice. The passions, then, are good. Emulation springs from passion. Enthusiasm grows from passion. Genius lives in enthusiasm; and acts of wisdom, virtue, heroism, magnanimity, and religious zeal, with excellence in science and art, which together form one glorious mass of religious and earthly example; all spring from enthusiam. The regular passions we repeat, are noble, but their excesses are what we should dread and start from in horror. chapter ii. the passions of infancy. "that ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Elizabeth Lachlan
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 108
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-25534-1
Barcode: 9781151255341
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-151-25534-3

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