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School Keeping, How to Do It (Paperback) Loot Price: R219
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School Keeping, How to Do It (Paperback): Hiram. Orcutt
School Keeping, How to Do It (Paperback): Hiram. Orcutt

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School Keeping, How to Do It (Paperback)

Hiram. Orcutt

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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.1885 Excerpt: ... V. PHYSICAL CULTURE. rrHE most important and most neglected part of education is the training of the senses and faculties of the body. In order to insure entire success this training must begin in infancy, under wise and skilful management. Exercise is the law of growth, whether applied to childhood or youth, and, if we would secure systematic and healthful development, this exersise must be regular and moderate in degree, voluntary, and in the open air. But in this connection I have to deal with physical culture only in the school, and will here remark, it is not enough that the teacher sends out into the world young men and women with well-disciplined minds. They should have strong, healthy bodies as well. Each organ and system should have full and ample development. The eye should be trained to accurate vision and to careful and discriminating observation. How many, for the lack of proper training of the senses, "have eyes but see not" They live in a world of infinite variety and beauty, but they see nothing except such gross objects as are forced upon their attention. The changing aspect of the heavens, with its light and "shade, with its gorgeous sunset and electric blaze flashing from the gathering cloud, attracts their attention only so far as the sunshine or storm is likely to affect their pleasure or their business. The floral display of blooming spring and the matchless colors of fading autumn have few charms for them. They see not the paradise of flowers that decks the earth they tread upon, nor the glittering splendor of the heavens over their heads. Hence it is that nature has no charms for the untrained eye. What a loss of pleasure to human life, in consequence of this voluntary blindness Well may these exclaim with "the blind old bard,"--"S...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Hiram. Orcutt
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 36
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-36559-0
Barcode: 9781151365590
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-151-36559-9

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