* This is a simplistic and inaccurate picture of religious teachings
Their profession of teaching
had been taken from them, and they had found nothing else with which to fill their time.
But blood is the very worst witness to truth; blood tainteth the purest teaching
, and turneth it into delusion and hatred of heart.
"Thanks be, I'm done with geometry, learning or teaching
it," said Anne Shirley, a trifle vindictively, as she thumped a somewhat battered volume of Euclid into a big chest of books, banged the lid in triumph, and sat down upon it, looking at Diana Wright across the Green Gables garret, with gray eyes that were like a morning sky.
But as soon as he thought of what he should say, he felt that Prince Andrew with one word, one argument, would upset all his teaching
, and he shrank from beginning, afraid of exposing to possible ridicule what to him was precious and sacred.
There is no evidence that either the idea of good or the conception of a perfect State were comprehended in the Socratic teaching
, though he certainly dwelt on the nature of the universal and of final causes (cp.
Washington's success is, then, not his teaching
the pupils of Tuskegee, nor even gaining the support of philanthropic persons at a distance, but this--that every Southern white man of character and of wisdom has been won to a cordial recognition of the value of the work, even men who held and still hold to the conviction that a mere book education for the Southern blacks under present conditions is a positive evil.
"He didn't want me to study much, but he never said a word about teaching
, and I don't believe he will mind a bit.
The first step in the process of teaching
has made him conscious of his own ignorance.
Stella Maynard had been one of their chums at Queen's Academy and had been teaching
school ever since.
As there is one end in view in every city, it is evident that education ought to be one and the same in each; and that this should be a common care, and not the individual's, as it now is, when every one takes care of his own children separately; and their instructions are particular also, each person teaching
them as they please; but what ought to be engaged in ought to be common to all.
"I started teaching
him the alphabet when we first reached the prospector, and were taking out its con-tents," he explained.