Educational Pamphlets 58: Teaching & Elementary School Subjects].

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Σελίδα 47 - You place him in contact with the best society in every period of history ; with the wisest, the wittiest, with the tenderest, the bravest, and the purest characters who have adorned humanity.
Σελίδα 47 - ... ..Give a man this taste, and the means of gratifying it, and you can hardly fail of making him a happy man ; unless, indeed, you put into his hands a most '
Σελίδα 16 - God be thanked for books. They are the voices of the distant and the dead, and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages.
Σελίδα 42 - We get no good By being ungenerous, even to a book, And calculating profits . . so much help By so much reading. It is rather when We gloriously forget ourselves, and plunge Soul-forward, headlong, into a book's profound, Impassioned for its beauty and salt of truth — 'Tis then we get the right good from a book.
Σελίδα 36 - Would you know whether the tendency of a book is good or evil, examine in what state of mind you lay it down. Has it induced you to suspect that what you have been accustomed to think unlawful may after all be innocent, and that that may be harmless which you have hitherto been taught to think dangerous?
Σελίδα 16 - Shakespeare to open to me the worlds of imagination and the workings of the human heart, and Franklin to enrich me with his practical wisdom, I shall not pine for want of intellectual companionship, and I may become a cultivated man though excluded from what is called the best society in the place where I live.
Σελίδα 53 - In two parts. Paper, each part, 10 cents; cloth, two parts bound in one, 30 cents.
Σελίδα 35 - But the best romance becomes dangerous, if, by its excitement, it renders the ordinary course of life uninteresting, and increases the morbid thirst for useless acquaintance with scenes in which we shall never be called upon to act.
Σελίδα 47 - I were to pray for a taste which should stand me in stead under every variety of circumstances, and be a source of happiness and cheerfulness to me through life, and a shield against its ills, however things might go amiss and the world frown upon me, it would be a taste for reading.
Σελίδα 42 - THAT book is good Which puts me in a working mood.' Unless to Thought is added Will, Apollo is an imbecile.

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