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Plain Educational Talks (Paperback) Loot Price: R518
Discovery Miles 5 180
Plain Educational Talks (Paperback): Albert N. Raub

Plain Educational Talks (Paperback)

Albert N. Raub

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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. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ... dress is clean and hair smoothed, there are so many others whose appearance is widely different from the former. We can judge nothing of the pecuniary condition of the families from which these different classes of children come. They are but the exponent of the home-life, and we are not disappointed, when we follow the little fellow with greasy, hands and clothes and unkempt hair to his home, to find that his mother and her house are not by any means patterns of cleanliness. There are nameless little inconveniences arising from the want of cleanliness which one would think are sufficient to drive mothers to a better care of their children: but not so. They will allow them to appear in public, and they send them abroad sometimes in a condition anything but pleasant to a cleanly person. The teacher frequently can do much to improve the child's condition in this particular. A kindly request that all will appear in the school-room with hair neatly combed, clothes and shoes brushed, and face and hands washed clean, with now and then the proper amount of praise for any visible improvement in these matters, rarely fails to produce the desired result. 1 take it for granted that at this late day no teacher can be found whose own appearance in these respects is not presentable, if not exemplary. I know there are many, both parents and teachers, who pay but little attention to these things, deeming them of but little importance. This negligence is little less than criminal. It is the duty of every teacher and every parent to require as nearly perfect cleanliness in the child as possible. It is necessary that the parent and the teacher set the example. The mother who rises late, and, in her haste to perform her day's duties, puts off the necessary...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: Albert N. Raub
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 132
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-13939-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-13939-4
Barcode: 9781151139399

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