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Pestalozzi; His Life and Work (Paperback) Loot Price: R257 Discovery Miles 2 570
Pestalozzi; His Life and Work (Paperback): Roger De Guimps
Pestalozzi; His Life and Work (Paperback): Roger De Guimps

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Pestalozzi; His Life and Work (Paperback)

Roger De Guimps

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIV. DECLINE OF THE INSTITUTE. Pestalozzi the first to point it out. Its causes. Pestalozzi ask$ the Swiss Diet to inspect his institute. Father GirarcTs report. Niederer's controversy with the newspapers that disparage the work. He quarrels with Schmidt. The latter leaves the institute. Pestalozzi's yearly discourses. New helpers. French pupils and masters at Yverdun. Alexander Boniface. Illness of Pestalozzi. The Allies in Switzerland. Pestalozzi and the Czar at Basle. The Peace appears to bring new prosperity to the institute. Numerous pupils and visitors. Doctor Bell at Yverdun. Internal troubles at the institute. Schmidt recalled. Death of Mrs. Pestalozzi. The other masters impatient with Schmidt's spirit of domination. They leave the institute. At the end of 1807, when the establishment at Yverdun was at the zenith of its fame and exciting the admiration of scholars and sovereigns; when it was attracting crowds of pupils, disciples and visitors from every country, and filling everybody connected with it with joy and hope, one man alone was dissatisfied, one man alone saw that it could not endure, that it was doomed, like a plant at whose root there gnaws an undying worm. This man was Pestalozzi himself. It was his habit on New Year's day to assemble the whole of his establishment, and, after passing in review the events of the past year, to give expression to his hopes and fears for the future, speaking quite freely all that was in his heart. His discourse of the 1st of January, 1808, is full of Badness and discouragement; he pronounced it by the side of his open coffin, which he had ordered to be brought into the room. It runs as follows: "The old year is gone; the new one is here. I am still in your midst, but feel none...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: Roger De Guimps
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 162
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-27966-9
Barcode: 9781235279669
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 1-235-27966-9

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