The Child; Its Spiritual Nature

Paperback | May 13, 2012

byHenry King Lewis

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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. 1896 Excerpt: ...and after overcoming, it seems to have produced a calm in the soul, and a quietness in the leaping, which had been troublesome as regards the heart of each; (and) thus, (what is) altogether agreeable, it causes some to obtain by lot sleep; but others, who are awake, and dancing and soothed by the pipe under the influence of the divinities, (or as we say, 'by the blessing of God'), to whom each may be supplicating and sacrificing, it causes to possess habits of sound sense in the place of a maddened state. Now this, to speak in brief, has in this way a certain probable reason."! After alluding to timidity and fortitude, moroseness and courage:--"Athen. In what manner then is to be implanted which of these we may wish in the newly born? We The text is somewhat confused, Burges says, t Ibid., p. 254. must endeavour to state how and to what extent a person may have an easy road in these matters. "Clin. How not? "A then. I will mention then the fixed opinion with us, that luxury renders the manners of youth morose and irascible, and vehemently agitated by things of a trifling nature; but that an excessive and rustic servitude causes them to be contrary to this, abject and illiberal, and man-haters, and unfitting associates. "Clin. But how will the whole state be able to bring up those, who have as yet no perception of language, and are unable to have any taste for the rest of instruction? "Athen. Somehow in this way. Every animal, as soon as it is born, is wont to utter some sound with a loud cry, and not the least the human species; and more than the rest of animals it is affected in addition to its crying with the shedding of tears. "Clin. Entirely so. "Athen. Now nurses, looking to what infants are desirous of, make a c...

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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. 1896 Excerpt: ...and after overcoming, it seems to have produced a calm in the soul, and a quietness in the leaping, which had been troublesome a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:May 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217751628

ISBN - 13:9780217751629

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