An Hour With Delsarte; A Study Of Expression by Anna MorganAn Hour With Delsarte; A Study Of Expression by Anna Morgan

An Hour With Delsarte; A Study Of Expression

byAnna Morgan

Paperback | January 11, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1889. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... XIII. TEACHERS --EXERCISES FOR PRACTICE. HAT "poets are born, not made" is not a whit more certain than that teachers should be; but, alas! too many are manufactured after they are born. The calling of the instructor is a special vocation, requiring a specific fitness equal in degree to that of the artist or the orator, and the professor of the inculcatory art must be as truly called to his work and must enter upon it with as much heart-felt devotion as does the professor of any other art. The representative of any craft who finds more drudgery than pleasure in its practice may feel assured, other things being equal, that he is out of his proper sphere; and he is no true teacher who does not find his tutorship an everchanging source of delight. Droning out laboriously acquired knowledge by the hour to foggy-minded youth is but dull work truly; and if that were the end of the teacher's occupation one could readily sympathize with the plaint of the country pedagogue, who OF THP. kept school only because school kept him. But to the genuine preceptor the task of implanting the seeds of knowledge and seeing them fructify is a boon beside which all material recompense seems poor. He teaches because he loves to teach; he revels in his work. It is a joy to him to make his thought your thought. It is his mission to diffuse knowledge. He loves to watch the play of the unfledged fancy as it plumes its wings for intellectual flight. He carefully studies his pupil and notes his peculiarities, and then adapts his discourse and his discipline to suit the temperament and disposition of his charge. He checks the froward and inspires the timid, and the industrious he rewards, but to each and all he is impartially and uncompromisingly honest and sincere; for this, he knows, is the...
Title:An Hour With Delsarte; A Study Of ExpressionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217168175

ISBN - 13:9780217168175