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The Life and Writings of George Washington Doane (Volume 1); For Twenty-Seven Years Bishop of New Jersey. Containing His Poetical Works, Sermons, and Miscellaneous Writings (Paperback) Loot Price: R814
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The Life and Writings of George Washington Doane (Volume 1); For Twenty-Seven Years Bishop of New Jersey. Containing His Poetical Works, Sermons, and Miscellaneous Writings (Paperback)

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER II. LIFE IN NEW YOKE-BISHOP HOBAKT-EDUCATIONAL PLANS AND WORK. Of Dr. Barry, my Father said " he rightly judged of his vocation as a teacher, as only not a priesthood." And he always felt, and often said, and realized it in many cases, that the grace of orders, gave power, and principle and motive, to the teaching of secular things, which made it most important. This was the groundwork of my Father's theories and practice, and wonderful results. He owned education to be, the drawing out of a man, in the fruit of sown seeds, the richness of the soil of his soul and heart, as well as of his mind. The mere rudiments of knowledge, were to him, the thing man sowed, which could not quicken, except it die; which could be quickened only by the Holy Spirit of God; which, being quickened, brought forth a fruit, governed in kind by the seed planted; every seed having its own body; and yet depending for its excellence, and the peculiarity of its character, upon the depth and richness of the soil, prepared bv skilful care, kept by constant watchfulness, blessed by Almighty God. Cramming knowledge into people's heads, to draw it out again for mere show, came never into his ideas of education. And he was, in every sense a great Educator. Great, in breadth of principle; great, in height of motive; great, in the glory of his object; great, in capacity of adaptation; great, in unfaltering patience; great, in most blessed results. His greatness was great enough, not only to be patient with other people's littleness; spending hours of every week, in careful corrections of school-boys' and school-girls' compositions; but it was great, in no display of itsell; in no overburdening questions with learning; in no effort to puzzle and shame, but always to help and encourage a scholar. H...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: George Washington Doane
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 588
ISBN-13: 978-1-4589-8172-1
Barcode: 9781458981721
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-4589-8172-X

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