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Jon R. Stone - 2005 - 394 pages
|... Fortunatus) viamque insiste domandi, dum faciles animi juvenum, dum mobilis |
aetas: enter upon the way of training while the spirits in youth are still pliant, while
they are at that period when the mind is docile (Virgil) victrix causa diis placuit, ...
|Virgil The gates of Hell are open night and day; smooth the descent, and easy is |
the way: but, to return, and view the cheerful skies; in this, the task and mighty
labor ... Virgil Enter on the way of training while the spirits in youth are still pliable.
|A young heart, still tender by the dews of youth, is like rich mellow soil, into which |
the good seed sinks and takes lasting root. ... the alphabet and con over his
lessons, but the youth, with a retentive memory, a lively imagination, a pliable
mind. Not in old age do people first enter society, but in youth when the whole
nature can yet be bent and fashioned to suit the graces of refined social life. All of
which proves that nature has fixed upon youth as the season to train the body
|The Book of Five Rings (Go Rin No Sho) is a text on kenjutsu and the martial arts in general, written by the samurai warrior Miyamoto Musashi circa 1645.|
Alfred Emanuel Smith, Francis Walton - 1873
|The juvenile mind, pliant and docile, yields to surrounding associations. Political |
freedom favors individual independence and manliness. Our youth should
therefore be educated as Americans, and be well grounded in American ideas
and principles. ... in mastering the German language. for he cannot catch the
spirit of the school while the reeitations are in an unknown tongue. ... The most
thorough training in the ancient classics. including both writing and speaking
Latin, if not Greek.
|reach his heart, and make a pliable, gentle mother-loving boy. How often will a |
boy, with ... And when he takes her hand, to lead her out and show her the
evidence of his mechanical skill, how greatly can his young spirit be gratified by a
few words of encouragement and approbation. By sympathizing in the ... Let the
parent, then, find time to train up a child in the way he should go."[John S. C.
|I am not sure whether there are not heroic elements in their primitive rough-and-|
ready way of life. ... A third kind of lasso, requiring no kiud of preparation, is the
long pliant stem of a wonderful " vine," in fact a leguminous plant, which, from a
single ... It produces a large bean two inches across, which has a dark, hard
polished skin or shell, that, when scooped out, ... to join his regiment in
Mississippi, he decided to leave his favourite chargers at home, because, said tie
youth, " I prefer a ...
|It was through this culture that he was trained up to be one of the most |
remarkable men of the present age. ... And the word and the smile reach his heart
, and make hiin a more pliable, gentle, and mother-loving boy. ... the evidence of
his mechanical skill, how greatly can his young spirit be gratified by a few words
of encouragement and approbation. ... them in the way they should go, in the
most perfect manner possible, by precept, while you invalidate that instruction by
your example, ...
|Your task is to teach the way of life. ... You had better uot enter upon this work |
unless your heart is in it and you are willing to give it your time and be at your
post ... You will also need the enlightenment of the Holy Spirit the Spirit's light
in your own heart to teach that which is ... You are deal- in? with pliable material,
so you will need to tie wise lest you "mar the result." Yours will I* the only
religious instruction some children 'ill eet in their youth, so you see how far-
reaching it may be.
|Age wa« called to bid adieu to large circles of offsprings, and youth, in its full |
vigor was summoned to sever from kindred ... Andrew Sanford was a man of
amiable disposition, and of tender feelings; but, when his country's existence was
at ... who was well aware of the necessity of " training up a child in the way he
should go," and, following the precepts as well ... that his country should still
suffer her steel to remain unmolested in the scabbard, than forego all his
domestic enjoyments, ...