School Science and Mathematics, Volume 10

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Smith & Turton, 1910
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Page 212 - And so these men of Indostan Disputed loud and long, Each in his own opinion Exceeding stiff and strong, Though each was partly in the right, And all were in the wrong!
Page 35 - I have already said somewhere that mathematics is the art of giving the same name to different things.
Page 212 - IT was six men of Indostan To learning much inclined, Who went to see the Elephant (Though all of them were blind), That each by observation Might satisfy his mind. The First approached the Elephant, And happening to fall Against his broad and sturdy side, At once began to bawl: "God bless me! but the Elephant Is very like a wall!
Page 76 - York (representing the Association of Teachers of Mathematics in the Middle States and Maryland...
Page 138 - The candidate is expected to read intelligently all the books prescribed. He should read them as he reads other books; he is expected, not to know them minutely, but to have freshly in mind their most important parts.
Page 786 - They may be naturally arranged into: 1. Those activities which directly minister to self-preservation; 2. Those activities which, by securing the necessaries of life, indirectly minister to self-preservation; 3. Those activities which have for their end the rearing and discipline of offspring; 4.
Page 785 - The purpose of education is to give to the body and to the soul all the beauty and all the perfection of which they are capable.
Page 780 - But now mark, that even supposing an adequate stock of this truly valuable historical knowledge has been acquired, it is of comparatively little use without the key. And the key is to be found only in science. Without an acquaintance with the general truths of biology and psychology, rational interpretation of social phenomena is impossible.
Page 2 - ... the acquainting ourselves with the best that has been known and said in the world, and thus with the history of the human spirit.
Page 780 - The only history that is of practical value, is what may be called Descriptive Sociology. And the highest office which the historian can discharge, is that of so narrating the lives of nations, as to furnish materials for a Comparative Sociology ; and for the subsequent determination of the ultimate laws to which social phenomena conform.

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