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Charlotte Mason's Original Homeschooling Series



Index


A
abridged editions, 183
Abe Vogler, 324
academic solution of educational problems, the, 254,288
Academy (French), 252, 256
Across The Bridges, by A. Paterson, 118, 119, 300
act of knowing, 99, 254. 271, 292, 298; knowledge acquired by, 291
Adams, Professor John, 112
aesthetic sense, 43; open to disaster, 56
affections, mis-directed, 58
Albrecht, Dr., 162
allusions, literary, 264
Ambleside, 212, 217
Ambleside Geography, The, 226-229
Amyot, on history, 273
anarchy, 69
' Angelic Doctor,' The, 284
' aniseed drops,' educational, 302
aphasia, our national, 269
'appetency,' 56, 107
apprenticeship, 328
architecture, 77, 217, 220
arithmetic, 59, 73.141, 151, 152, 230-233
Armstrong, Dr., 280
Arnold, Dr., 257, 340, 341
Arnold, Matthew, 239, 252, 258, 309, 315, 342
art, xxx, 14,43, 45.63.154, 157, 254; teaching of, 213-217 275; is of the spirit, 214; power of appreciating, 214; reverent knowledge of, 214
Arthur, King, 28
assimilation, 259
astronomy, 50, 220, 2~2
Astrophel, 100
athleticism and mental activity, 72
atmosphere, education is an, xxix, 94-99
attention, 259; a habit, 100; a natural function, 171; how secured, 13-15, 17, 28, 45, 76, 255; must not have crutches, 258; power of, present in children, xxxi, 7, 14, 18, 76, '54, 171,255, 263, 290; the hall-mark of an educated person, 99; the prime agent in education, 16, 76, 247; weakened by efforts to memorise, 17; unfailing, 17, 171, 291
Aus Meinem Leben (Goethe), 161
Austen, Jane, 16, 77, 193, 294
authority, natural, necessary and fundamental, xxix, 68-78, 97, 134; deputed, 68; the condition of liberty, 69; order, out come of, 69; chastened, 71; vide self-authority
average boy, the, 300, 310, 312

B
Bacon, 7,29, 61, 105, 124, 143
Barnaby Rudge, 259, 282
'Baron of Bradwardine,' the, 312
Bergson, Henri, 173
Bernhardi, F. von, 3
Bible, The, 143, 186, 272, 273; in curriculum, 30, 40, 61-65, 160-165, 254; fine English of, 160, 309; method of, lesson, 159-169; and critical teaching, 163
Big Mesh, The system of the, 344
biology, 221
Blake, William, 79
Board of Education, 250
body, well-being of, 46; a sound, 189
Bompas Smith, Professor, 27
Bonnot, 327
books, many, xxx, 7, 12, 15,30, 59, 76, 267, 271, 303; living, xxx, 303; worthy, 12, 18, 26, 52, 75, 104, 191, 260, 268; delight ill, 28; text-books, 50,53, 105, 256,263, 271, 275; difficulty of choosing, 187. 248; choice of, 248, 272; P. U.S., tested by examinations, 248; classes' and 'masses' must read the same, 264; about books, 341
Bosanquet, Bernard, 149
Bose, Professor Sir J agadis Chandra, 95
botany, 220, 221
brain, adaptation of, to habits, xxx, 101; thought not a function of, 2, 4, 260; subject to same conditions as body, 38; should not know fatigue, 38; mind takes care of, 336
British Association, The, 222, 251
British Museum, The, 77, 175, 176, 274
Browning, Robert, 100, 133, 215, 331
Büchner, 4
Burns, John, 300
Bushido, 133

C
'Caleb Garth,' 61
'Caleb Balderstone,' 314
Carlyle, Thomas, 238, 288
Catechism, The, 169
Cavell, Nurse, 77, 141
Character, the one achievement possible, 129; more important than conduct, 129; formation of, 264, 278; magnanimity of, 248
Charles IX, 50
chemistry, 254
Childe Harold (Byron), 186
child-garden, 24
children, waiting for call of knowledge, xxv; are born persons, xxix, 13, 18, 29, 36, 80, 238; have good and evil tendencies, xxix, 47-49, 52, 61, 66, 85, 86, 88, 89; must live wider natural conditions, xxix, 96-99; have appetite for knowledge, xxx, 10, 11-13, 14, 18, 29, 44, 53, ~8, 62, 77, 89, 91, 124; can deal with knowledge, xxx, 10, 14, 18, 40, 72, 109, 117, 154, 237, 263; require much and various knowledge, xxx, 11, 12, 14, 19, 25, 72, 109, 111, 116, 125, 154, 157,253,256,263, 288-290, and in literary form, xxxi, 13, 17, 18, 29, 30, SI, 92, 109, 154, 160, 172, 218, 248, 256, 260, 295; have power of attention, xxxi, 7, 14, 18, 29, 75, 154, 171, 255, 263, 291; enormous educability of, xxxi; must have principles of conduct, xxxi, 62 must have responsibility of learning, 6, 74, 99; have powers common to all, 8; backward, 9, 62, 183, 245, 255, 291; are ignorant, 10; have imagination, 10, 18, 36, 41, 50; and judgment, 10, 18; hindered by apparatus of teacher, 11, 54; made apathetic by spiritual malnutrition, 11, 54; must have great thoughts, 12, 40; must read many books, xxx, 7, 12, 15, 30, 59, 76, 267, 271, 303; must read to know, 13, 99; are bored by talk, 15, 19, 41, 44, 52, 58; intellectual capacity of, belittled, 26, 31, 75, 81, 158, 192, 238, 246; are not all alike, 30, 241; first notions of, 35; and language, 35; early thoughts of, 36, 238; experience what they hear and read, 40; hearts of, thoroughly furnished, 43, 60 of the sluns, 44, 63, 256, 260, 293; all, persons of infinite possibilities, 44, 156; start fair, 47; muscles and nerves of, 48; have power to sense meaning, 51, 181; not intellectual ruminants, 53; dangers of feeding, morally, 59; must think fairly, 61; capacity and needs of, 66, 157; and the sense of 'must,' 73; offences against, 81; must be relieved of decisions, 97; need bracing, not too stimulating, atmosphere, 98; should not 'run wild,' 98; must form good habits, 100; grow upon ideas, 109; should know something of their own capacities. 131, 187, 189; must follow arguments and detect fallacies, 147; must know what religion is, 149; educational rights of, 157, 339; howlers of v. mistakes, 158, 256; have affinity for God, 158; able for school education at five, but 110 conscious mental effort desirable u.ntil six, 159; examination answers of, 167, 168, 185, 191, 193, 194, 195-209, 244; enjoy classical names, 181; must see life whole, 187; must learn science of proportion, 187; chastely taught, watch their thoughts, 188; do not generalise, 224; devitalised, 237; not products of education or environment, 238; not incomplete beings, but ignorant, 238; powers of, 9, 238, 255, shown in verses, 242-243; offer a resisting medium, 253; need physical and mechanical training, 255; beings of large discourse,' 305; should be persons of leisure, 305
China, schools of, 343
Chinese Empire, '79
Christ, parables of, 304; gave profoundest philosophy to the multitude, 332; does not exist for our uses only, 336; teaching of, must receive profound attention, 337
Christianity, 336
Chrysostom, St., Prayer of, 64
cinematograph displays, 340
Circe, 186, 267
Citizens to Be, by Miss M L. V. Hughes, 235
Citizenship, 185-189, 254, 274; the inspiration of, 185; ancillary to history, 185; problem of good and evil in, 186
Cizek, Herr, 216
Coleridge, S. T., 35, 56, 105-108, 110, 233, 290, 318, 322
Colet, Dean, xxvi, 247
Collingwood, Lord, 60
Comenius, 8, 20, 291
composition, 190-209; oral, 190, 269; art of, should not be taught, 190, 192, 269; not an adjunct of education, 192; in verse, 193, 242; definite teaching of, in Forms V and VI, 193, 194; power of, innate in children, 191; written, 192; comes of free and exact use of books, 193; children's, 195-209
concentration, 8, 15; innate, 171
Coningsby, 348
conscience, present in infant, 37; goveming power of man, 131
Continuation Schools, edited by Sir Michael Sadler, 285
Continuation Schools, a Liberal Education in, 119, 124, 127, 147; the scope of, 279-299; movement and technical education, 279; not for technical instruction, but for things of the mind, 287
Copenhagen, 285
Copts, 314
Cornwell, Jack, 141
correlation, principle of, 276
correlation lessons, 114, if.
Council Schools, P.U,S. work in, xxv, 77, 81, 181, 182, 195, 241, 290, 293
'countenance,' a manifestation of thought, 301
'Creakle, Mr.' 81, 101
Curie, Madame, 141
curriculum, a full, xxx, 14, 19, 30, 154, 263; a common, 12, 293; principles bearing upon the, 13, 31, 156-158; in P.U.S, 15, 28, 154-234; in Grammar and Public Schools, 85; and the formation of habits, 99; in Elementary Schools, 155; standard set by examinations, 233; a complete, suggested by the nature of things, 156

D
Damien, Father, 60
dancing, 234
Darwin, 3, 4, 5, 54
David Copperfield, 81, III, 238
democracy, 312
Demos clamours for humanistic education, 299
Denmark, education in, 123, 283-287, 291, 306
De Quincey, 29, 103, 333
Departmental Committee on English, 269
desires, which stimulate mind, ii, 88; cater for spiritual sustenance, II; atrophy of, 89; v. other desires, 247; must be used wisely, 56; right and wrong, 84
Dewey, Professor, 280
Dickens, 81, III
discipline, xxix, xxx; secured by knowledge-hunger, xx; education a, 99-104
discrimination, 259
diversion, xxxi
Divine Spirit, xxxi; Divine sanctions, 20
docility, 68; universal, 69; v. subservience, 71; implies equality, 71
Doll's House, The (Ibsen), 327
drawing, 217, 329
Drighlington Girls' School, xxv, 236

E
economics, 73, 313
education; a liberal, xxv, 8, 21, 78, 92, 127, 235, 250' 261, 264, 266, 271, 294, 296, gives stability of mind, 248, makes for sound judgment, 56; three instruments of, xxix, 94; and atmosphere, xxix, 94-99; and discipline of habit, xxix, xxx, 99-104; is a life, xxix, 104-111; is the Science of Relations, xxx, 31, 154; little dependent on heredity and environment, xxxi; errors in, 2,5,24, 26, 38, 41,44, 53, 58, 59, 75-77, 82-89, 91, 94-96, 98, 105, 110, 114-122, 129, 155, 178, 190, 237, 246, 254, 304; a philosophy of, 2, 18, 67; and training, 3, 5, 6, 20, 39, 48, 147, 287; must nourish mind, 6, 72, 105, III, 253, 255, 260; discoveries in, 9, 62 68, 104, 255, 256, 290; and the Desires, II, 58, 84-90; Knowledge the concern of, 2, 93, 266; is of the spirit, 12, 26, 30, 38, 39, 125; attention, the prime agent of, 16, 76, 247; lacks exact application of principles, 19; new," 27; distinguished from psychology, sociology, pathology, 27; in want of a unifying theory, 32; does not produce mind, 36; and use of 1eisure, 42, 79, 121; the work of, 46, 60, 248, 281, 287; the handmaid of Religion, 46, 79, 248; business of, always with us, 54; of the feelings, 59; of the soul, 63; drowned by talk, 65; and capacity of child, 66; a going forth of the mind, 66, 137; popular, 76; a free, 85, 146; definite progress a condition of, 91; not mainly gymnastic in function, 108, 236; in Denmark and Scandinavia, 123, 125, 283-287, 291, 306; in Germany, 123, 125, 279, 280, 306; utilitarian, 125, 156, 180, 224, 279-283, 302, co-existent with moral bankruptcy, 281; in France, 125; in Switzerland, 125; Secondary, 127, 250-278, less libertythan in Primary, '55; character, the aim of, 129, 287; must fortify will,131; title deeds of, 156; beginning of definite, 159; a science of proportion, 231-233; a social lever, 245; solves problems of decent living, 245; a venture of faith, 245; part and parcel of Religion, 246; v. Civilisation, 248; a common, 249, 264, 296; a democratic, 265; not for the best children only, 254; hindered by materialism, 259; an exclusive, our great achievement, 265; overlapping in, 265; a literary, open to all, 268; humanistic, affects conduct, 293; an early, from great books, the true foundation of knowledge, 308; of the race, 324; new systems of, 325; result of forty years', 342; should be universal boon like air, 343; as exemplified by two Public School boys, 343-348
Education Act, 121, 122
Eliot, George, 61
efficiency, 125
Elementary Schools, 326; P.N.E.U. propaganda on behalf of, xxvii; P.U.S. methods in, xxxi, 13,, 14, 39, 44, 50, 268; books in, 53; concentration schemes in, 115; A Liberal Education in, 235-249; gain by no marks, no places, 247,
Emile, by J. J. Rousseau, 338
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 5, 17
English,' 86, '47, 209-211
English Literature, 124, 298
environment, xxix, 94-99; educability of children little dependent on, xxxi, '55; not way to mind, 38; V. atmosphere, 96; children not products of, 238
Erasmus, 187, 340
erudition, 310
ethics, 14, 254, 274
Ethics Of The Dust, by John Ruskin, 223
Eton, 252, 308, 348
Eucken, Professor, 249, 296
Euclid, 152, 233
eugenics, 313
eurhythmics, 251, 255
examinations, 231, 256, 277, 291; University entrance, 155, 233; and scholarships, 155; P.U.S., 158, 167, 168, 171, 178,220,221, 241-243, 262, 270, 272, 293-296; should set less exacting standard, 256; tests which shall safeguard Letters, 312; papers and children's answers, 195-209
Ezekiel, 55

F
faculties, 11, 17, 259, 263, 266; out-of-date, 2, 230, 255; Büchner on, 4; none to develop,255, 276
fallacious arguments, 326
Fichte, 279, 306
Fisher, Mr. H. A. L., 53, 122, 126
Foulilée, M., 110
Fox, Charles, 29; on poetry, 317
Four Georges, The, by Thackeray, 171
France, Anatole, 317
France, education in, 125
Francis, St., 60
Franklin, the Hon. Mrs., xxviii
Frederick the Great, 3
French, the teaching of, 211-213
French Revolution, The, 4, 92
Fuller, Thomas, xxvii

G
Gaddi, Taddeo, 322
games, 188; should be joyous relaxation rather than stern necessity, 267
Genesis, 309
geography, teaching of, 14,30, 40, 59, 177, 220, 221, 224-230; dangers of 'scientific,' 41; suffers from utilitarian spirit, 224; and travel, 226; the romance of, 227; not generalisations, 227: inferential method of teaching, 227-228; panoramic method, 227-228; literary character of, 228
geology, teaching of, 221
geometry, the teaching of, 233
German, the teaching of. 213
Germany, moral breakdown of, 3, 123; influence of Darwin on, 3,4; utilitarianism in, 6, 123, 125, 280, 286, 306; cult of aetheticism in, 95; philosophers of, 3,4; school curriculum in, 6; efficiency in, 282, 283
Gibbon, 124
Gladstone, W. E., 281
Gloucester teachers' P.U.S. conference, 183
Gloucestershire, 51, 90
God, knowledge of, 64, 65, 158-169, 239, 246, 254, 287, 289, 310, 315; the principal knowledge, 272, 338
'Godfrey Bertram,' 122
Goethe, 40, 160-162, 273, 299
Gordon, General, 141
Gordon Riots, 130
Gorky, Maxim, 62
Gospels, The, 165, 166, 169
grammar, the teaching of, 7, 10, 141, 151, 152, 209-211, 269
Greek, 124, 155, 254, 308
Greeks and the power of words, 316
Gregory, Sir Richard, on science teaching, 222
Grundtvig, 125, 283, 284, 291
Guy Mannering, 122, 331
gymnastics, intellectual and physical V. knowledge, 236

H
Habit, xxix, 53, 99-104, 128, 147; is inevitable, 101; a bad master, 101; act repeated becomes, 102; religious, 103
Haeckel, Ernst, 4
Hague, The, 285
Haldane, Lord, 26
Hall, Professor Stanley, 280
Hamlet, 179, 183
handicrafts, xxx, 31,73, 154, 217, 234, 251, 255, 328
Heart of Midlothian, The, 331
Henry VIII, 170, '73
Herbart, 112, 113, 114, 117
Herbartian doctrine, xxx, 113, 117
Herbert, George, 64
heredity, educability of children little dependent on, xxxi, 155
High School girl, the, 326
history, 14, 30, 42, 50, 59,62, 73, 77, 131, 151,157, 169-180, 254,267; a vital part of education, 169, 273; church, 169; English, 170-175, 176, 177; French, 175, 176, 177; ancient, 175, 176, 177, 274; Indian, 176, 267; European, 176, 177; British Empire, 176; and literature, 176, 177, 180, 184, 269, 274; and citizenship, 185, 274; geographical aspects of, 177; as a background for thought, 178; time given to, 170; necessary for a sane life, 178; gives weight to decision, consideration to action, stability to conduct, 179; charts, by Miss Beale, 177
Home Education Series, 6, 27
Homer, 182, 190
home work, 9
hope, we want, 335
Horace, 78, 264
horde, spirit of, a dangerous tendency, 300
Household, Mr. H. W., 90, 212
House of Education, The, 15,212, 213,276
"howlers," 158, 256
Humanism, 240; for the people at large, 235
humanistic training surest basis for business capacity, 285
'Humanities,' The, 14, 157, 235, 239, 260, 297, 305; in English, 298
human nature, prefers natural to spiritual law, 3; a composite whole, 156; possibilities of, infinite and various, 156; an ordered presentation of the powers of, 189~; has not failed, 335
Huxley on the teaching of science 218
hygiene, 220

I
Ideas, xxix., xxx, 290; mind feeds on, xxx, 10, 20, 25, 39, 40, 105, 109, 110, 117,256; informing, xxx, 26, 154; initial, xxxi; Platonic, 10, 108; that influence life, 25; give birth to acts, 80, 102, 303; potency of, 105; rise and progress of, 106, 107; Coleridge's 'captain,' 110; behaviour of, 113; correlation of, 114; instruct conscience and stimulate will, 130; choice between, 134; growth of, 297
Ignorance, dangers of, 1,5, 279, 299, 310, 314; is not incapacity, 63; our national stumbling-block, 239; only one cure for, 239
Imagination, 25, 259; present in children, II, 18, 36, 41, 50; present in infant, 37; may be stored with evil images, 55
Incuria of children, 52, 254, 292
India, 267
influence, 83
information V. , knowledge, 26, 184,303, 321
initiative, 25
insincerity an outcome of ignorance, 326
integrity, 61
intellect not a class prerogative, 12; enthroned in every child, 50
intellectual conversion, xxv, xxvi
intellectual appetite, 56
intelligence not a matter of inheritance and environment, 12
introspection, 66
irresponsibility characterises our generation, 313
Isaiah, 106, 309, 318
Italian, teaching of, 213

J
James, Professor William, 113, 114
Japan, 133; revolution in, 306
Jewish nation, history of, 162
Joan and Peter, by H. G. Wells, 95,252, 266
Johnson, Dr., 143, 160; on questions, 257
Jordan, xxvi
judgment, power of, 259; present in chihlren, 9, 18
justice, 60-62

K
Kant, 306
Keble, 167
Kidd, Benjamin, 69
King Lear, 45, 242
Kipling, Rudyard, 89, 135, 181
Kirschensteiner, Dr. and Munich Schools, 280
knowledge, call of, xxv; appetite for, xxx, 10, II, 14, 18, 20, 29, 44, 53, 57, 77, 89, 90, 92, 117, 124.253, 255, 290, 302; must be vital, xxx, 39.44.105, 154; quantity and variety of, xxx, II, 14, 19, I~6, 123, 154, 157, 253, 256, 257, 263, 288, 289, 290; must be literary in form, xxx, 13, 15, 18, 29, 30, 51, 91, 109, 111, 154, 160, 172,218, 248, 256, 260, 290; assimilation of, xxx, 12, 14, 16, 18, 155, 240, 292; the sole concern of education, 2, 12, 93; the necessary food of mind, 2, 18, 75, 88, 239, 256, 258; consecutive, 7, 158, 172, 244, 261, 267; accurate, 8; what is? 12, 239, 254, 303; a basis of common, for all classes, 20, 78, 264, 293, 298, 299; not sensation, 26; of good and evil, 46; love of sufficient stimulus for work, 58, 79, 98; of God, 64, 65, 158-169, 239, 246, 254, 272, 287, 289 310, 315, 338, formative influence of, 65, brings freedom 71, 73; depreciation of, 76, 301, 316, is delectable, 89, creates bracing atmosphere 97; V. teaching 118; is virtue 127, 235, of man 169-218, 239, 254, 289 315; of the Universe, 218-234, 239, 254, 289, 316, relativity of, and mind, 237, 240, 324, stops friction, 238 substitutes for,, 302; 'The source of pleasure, 302; Matthew Arnold on, 239; received with attention, and fixed by narration, 259; not same as academic success, 266; unifying effect of, 267; 'Meet for the people,' 292; a distinction between, and scholarship, 305; 'Letters,' the content of, 308; not a store but a state, 309; of the Life, the Truth, the Way. 317; the basis of a nation s strength, 321; v. information, 303, 321; mediaeval conception of, 321; all, is sacred, 324; unity, 324; and 'learning,' 325; exalteth a nation, 342
Kultur, 286

L
Lamb, Charles, 16, 258, 260
languages, the teaching of, 209-213, 254, 276
Latin, the teaching of, 94, 124, 155, 213
League of Nations, 169
learing, by rote, 257; and knowledge, 325; labour of, not decreased by narrowing curriculum, 158
Lecky, Mr., on utilitarian theory, 280
Lehrbuch zur Psychologie, 113
Leibnitz, 110, 113
Leonardo da Vinci, 54
lessons, dull routine, 44
'Letters,' knowledge and virtue, 307; the vehicle of knowledge, 308; a knowledge of, necessary, 313; make a universal appeal, 333; the staple of education, 334
Liberal Education, A Practice, by A. C. Drury, 157
life, not enough for our living, 335
listening, habit of, 244
Lister, 19, 318
literary form, children must have, xxx, 15, 18, 29,30, 51,91, 109, 11l, 154, 160, 172, 218, 248, 256, 260, 290; children educated out of, 13
Literature, the teaching of, 42, 43, 52, 62, 151, 157, 180-185, 254; natural aptitude for, 91; illustrates history, 176, 177, 184, 184, 269, 274; a living power, 185; and history, sole key to unintelligible world, 338; reveals deepest things, 338
Locke, 4, 156
Logos, 330
Louis XI, 132
Louis XIV, 92
Louisa, Queen of Prussia, 306
Lugard, Lady 314
Lysander, 109

M
Macbeth, 140
magnanimity, 89, 248, 268
magnetism, personal, 13, 48, 49
Magnus, Sir Philip, 280
maps, 224
Marconi, 236
Maria Theresa, 311
marks, 7, II, 28, 52, 247, 302; unnecessary, 45
Marx, Karl, 144
Masefield, John, on vitality of mind, 277
mathematics, the teaching of, 7, 59, 148, 151, 152, 153, 155, 230-233, 254, 256, 264, 296; appeal to mind, 51; beauty and truth of, 230, 334; undue importance of, 231; not a royal road to learning, 231; to be studied for their own sake, 232; success should not depend on, 232; depend upon the teacher, 233; badly taught 233
matter, not the foundation of all being, 4; and mind, 5
Memmi, Simone, 284, 322, 323
Memory, 14, 16; mind V. word, 173, 263; knowledge, mental not verbal, 258, 303
mental food and work not synonymous terms, 281
Method, Coleridge's, 106, 107
method, special points of P.N. E.U.; children do the work, 6, 19, 192, 216, 241; teachers help, 6, 19, 241; single reading, 6, 15, 171, 241, 258, 261, 263, 267, 291, 293, 304; narration, 6, 15, 18, 30, 45, 65, 155, 163, 165, 172, 180, 182, 190, 191, 211, 241.261, 272, 276, 291; no revision, 6, 9, 15, 171,241, 245, 262; no special selections, 7, 244; many books, 7, 12, 15, 30, 59, 76, 241, 267, 268, 271, 303, children's delight in books, 7, 19, 30,45, attention secured by books, 7,13,30, 45, 276; consecutive knowledge, 7, 158, 172, 244, 261, 267; takes less time, 9, 245; no preparation, 9, 158, 245; children occupied with things as well as books, 31; short hours, 158; examinations, 158, 167, 168, 171, 178, 195-209, 241-243, 262, 263, 270, 272; children form a good style, 194; power of dealing with names, 181, 262, 264, 294-296; suitable for large numbers, 247; success depends on principles, 270
'Micawber, Mr.,' 231
'Midas,' 267
Milton, 110, 124, 132, 159, 188, 274; on ideal of education, 249, 268; Areopagitica, 188
Mind, habits of, xxix, 53, 100; feeds on ideas, xxix, 2, 10,15, 18,20, 25, 39, 40, l05, 111, 117, 256, 257; not a receptacle. xxx, 112; a spiritual organism, xxx, 24, 38, 117; has appetite, xxx, 10, 20, 39,57, 89, 281; must be fed, xxx, 5,10, 18, 20, 24,25, 41,71, 105,111, 117, 154, 236, 239,246, 259, 263, 281, 288; can deal with knowledge, xxx, 10, 18, 41, 72, 117; not made up of faculties, 2, 17; in education, 2, 6, 253; thought alone appeals to, 2, 12, 15; is one, 5, 41; is spiritual. 5, 38; action of, stimulated by. desires, 11, 13, 88; nature of, 20; house of, 24; must have labour of digestion, 26, 237; the instrument of education, 36; spiritual, v. physical brain, 38,100, 260, 330; amazing potentialities of, 38; 'the unconscious,' 38, 66, 130; tendency to ignore, 38; the means of living, 42; good and evil tendencies of, 46,49, 52; not a chartered libertine. 49; use of term, 66; always conscious, 66; heaven of, 71; not sustained by physical or emotional activity, 72,289; must not be intruded upon, 130; deals with intellectual matter without aids, 172; potency not property characteristic of, 237; laws of, 245,246, 290; behaviour of, 253; duly fed, its activities take care of themselves, 289; vast educability of, 289; receives knowledge to grow. 237; must know, 237; wonder of, 239; and knowledge, 240,324; functions for its own nourishment, 246; of children not immature, 246; stability of, 248; benefits by occasional gymnastics, 255; a crucible, cannot distil from sawdust, 257; a deceiver ever, 257; outer court of, 257; how, works, 257; -- stuff, 259; forces which act in education, 259; we must believe in, 260; moves altogether when it moves at all, 276; demands method, 334
miracles, 148
Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley, 36
Montaigne, on history, 169
Moral, impulse, 17; offences bred in the mind, 188; training, 58, 59
morality, school, 188
morals, everyday and economics: citizenship, 185-189
Mornings in Florence, by John Ruskin, 323
Muirhead, Professor, 3
Munich, 285, 306; Schools, 125, 280, 286
Murdstone, Mr.' 81
Music, 329
Musical Appreciation, by Mrs. Howard Glover, 217,218

N
Napoleon, 5; a great rea*der, 305, 306
Napoleonic wars, 125,279,283
Narration, 99,115, 165, 166, 180, 182, 190, 258-261, 291, 292; method of, xxx, 6,15-17,29,30, 51, 64-65, 155, 163, 172-173, 191,241,244,304; V. reproduction, 18, 30, 272; of slum children: 45,63; depends on single reading, 6, 15, 171,241, 258, 261, 263, 267, 291, 293, 304; a preparation for public speaking, 86, 124; literary expression in, 90; Dr. Johnson on, 160; must not be interrupted, 172,191; in the teaching of languages, 211-213, 276; a natural power, 191
National Gallery, The, 215
natural history, the teaching of, 220
natural selection, 4
Nature Note Books, 217,219, 223
Nature Study, xxx, 73,154, 219, 328
needlework, 234
New Testament, 165, 187; teaching of, must be grounded on Old, 161
Newton, Sir Isaac, 231
Nietszche, 3
Nightingale, Florence, 141
Nineteenth Century and After, 270
note-taking, 245,257

O
Obedience, natural, necessary and fundamental, xxix, 68-79, 97,134; dignified, 70; willing, 70; the test of personality, 134
obligation, 17
obscene passages, 341
Old Testament, 160-165, 341; as a guide to life, 273
opinions, v. ideas, 110; of teacher, 288
opportunity, doctrine of equal, 92,179; universal, a fallacy, .343
oral lessons, xxvi, 15,271
order, how to keep, 45
Ourselves, Our Souls and Bodies, 188, 189

P
Pagan, The, 250
'Page, Ann,' 331
Paget, Dr. Stephen, on suggestion, 82
Paley, 9
'Paracelsus,' 331
Parents and Children, 108
Parents' Associations, xxviii
Parents' National Educational Union, xxix, 6,9,23, 62, 79, 159, 171,217,253, 268, 270; mission of, to all classes, xxvii
P.N.E.U. Philosophy, xxix; fits all ages, satisfies brilliant children, helps the dull, secures attention, interest, conoentration, 28
Parents' Union School, xxviii, 13, 45,78,212, 217, 223, 233, 235, 254, 269, 275-277,293; books in, 271; education free to Elementary Schools, 296
Parthenon Room, 175
Pascal, 256
Pasteur, 318
Paterson, Mr. A., 118, 119, 121
patriotism, a sane, 174
Paul, St., xxvii, 188, 309
Pelmanism, the indictment of, 250, 252
'Pendennis, Arthur,' '59
People's High Schools in Denmark, 283-286
Person, a child is a, xxix, 13, 18, 29, 36, 44, 238; chief responsibility of a, to accept ideas, xxxi; marks of an educated, I, 100; the more of a, the better citizen 3, 76, 147; the measure of a, 10, 80; a, built up from within, 23; a, is a mystery, 238; a, measured by the wide and familiar use of substantives, 261; a, bought up first for his own uses, then for society, 329; a, who 'lives his life,' 329; nobility of a, 334
personality, respect due to, xxix, 24, 81-84, 97, 100, 125, 129 development of, 5, 147; teacher, 7, 172; undue play of, 78, 82, 129; in narration, 18, 260
Perthes, Friedrich, 341
'Peter Pan,' 59
Pett Ridge, Mr., 119
'Petulengro, Jasper", 224
Peveril Of the Peak, 282
philosophy, 43; a, necessary to life, 334; a consummate, 337
physical training, xxx, 48, 72, 154, 233, 255
pictures v. descriptions, 340
picture study, 214-217, 275
Pied Piper, The, 48
Piozzi, Mrs., 160
platitudes, 326
Plato, 25, 27, 59, 148, 187, 337, 340 on ideas, 10, 105, 108; on knowledge, 127, 235
'play way,' a, 251, 255; not avenue to mind, 38
pleasure, grand elementary principle of; 248
Plutarch, 109, 185-187; on history, 274
poetry, 59, 72, 157
Poland, 184
Prayer Book, The, 169
prejudices, 326
'Prettymans, the Miss', 251
progress, fetish of, 297
Promethean fable, 322
Protagoras,. 25
Prussia, 5, 279, 306
pseudo-knowledge, 340
psychology, English, 4; mythology of 'faculty,' 4; said to rest on feeling, 5; v. sociology, allied to pathology, 27; modern, 66; little known of, 253 Public Schools, I, 74, 78, 85, 91, 105, 120, 188, 251, 252, 265, 266, 297, 301, 308-313, 326, 344; our educational achievement, 308; ignorance of boys, 309, 310
public opinion, 314, 320
Punch, 34, 95

Q
questionnaire, dangers of, 54, 257
'Quickly, Mrs.' 331

R
R's, the three, 63
raconteur, a good, 173
reading, a single, 6, is, 171, 241, 258, 261, 263, 267, 291, 293, 304; desultory, not education, 13, 189; in order to know, 14; and writing, 30, 244; must be consecutive, 261, 267
Reason, 259; the way of the, xxxi; present in the infant, 37; must not be deified, 55; justifies any notion, 55, 143; confounded with right, 56; does not begin it, 140; brings infallible proofs of any idea, 139, 315; works involuntarily, 142; is subject to habit, 147; is fallible, 150, 314; and rebellion, 314; cannot take the place of knowledge, 314
reflection, 25
religion, 14,40, 43, 46, 64, 73, 79, 239,289; teaching of, 159-169; two aspects of, 160-161; difficulties in, 162, 164
Rembrandt, 63, 215
Renaissance, The, xxv, 9, 54; Italian and French, 311; Schools, 343
Repington, Colonel, 232, 252
reproduction, 259
'Responsions,' 311
retention, 259
revision of lessons, 6, 9, 15, 171, 241, 245, 262
rewards, 7
Richard III, 143
Richielieu, 90
Roberts, Lord, 141
Rosetta Stone, 63
Rossetti, 340
Rousseau, J. 3., 325, 338, 339
Ruskin, John, 110, 152, 230, 322, 323, 326
Russia, 320; Soviet, 145

S
St. Cross, 332
Salisbury, Lord, 281
Saviour Of The World, The, 167
Scandinavia, education in, 123, 125
scholarship, an exquisite distinction, 310; v. knowledge, 305
schools, not merely a nursery for the formation of character, 264; find substitutes for knowledge, 266
Schwrmerei, 49
Science, xxx, 14, 31, 40, 42, 51, 59, 154, 157, 239, 256; teaching of, 218-230, 275; approached by field-work, with literary comments, 223, 256; fatal divorce between, and the 'humanities,' 223, 318; must rouse wonder, 224, 317; the mode of revelation granted to our generation, 318; waiting for its literature, 318; of relations, 327; of the proportion of things, 327
Science, Social, 14
Scott, Sir Walter, 110, 182, 190, 261
Scottish philosophers, 11
scrupulosity of to-day, 101
Secondary Schools, 127; a liberal education in, 250-278
self-authority, 17, 71, 74, 75, 76
self-culture, not an ideal, 133
self-direction necessary, 131
self-education comes from within, 23; education must be, 26, 28-32, 38, 77, 99, 240, 241, 289
self-expression, 66, 108, 276, 326, 327
Self-Help, by Dr. Smiles, 248
self-knowledge, 131, 137
sensory activities, 2, 48
Shakespeare, 55, 124, 143, 167, 170, 182, 183, 245, 270, 274, 314, 341
Shaw, Mr. Bernard, 27
Sisyphus, 240
'Skimpole, Harold,' 231
Socialism, 320
Socrates, 49, 302, 332; use of questioning, 17
Sophocles, 124
soul, well-being of the, 63; the Holy of Holies, 63; satisfaction for, 64
specialisation, dangers of, 53, 254
spelling, 271
Spirit, Divine, xxxi; is the man, 5; education is of the, 12, 26, 30; born of spirit, 39; use of term, 65; acts upon matter, 100; is might, reveals itself in spirit, works only in freedom 125, 284
spontaneity, condition of development, xxxi
'Squeers, Mr.' 101
stability, mark of educated classes, 179
'Statue and the Bust, The, 133
Stein, 279
Steinthal, Mrs. Francis, xxv
stops, use of, 191
Stuart educational ideals, 326
"Studies serve for delight," xxvi, 7, 19, 266; make for personality, 5
Suggestion, xxxi, 82, 83; a grave offence, 129; weakens moral fibre, 129; causes involuntary action, 129; weakens power of choice, 130
superman, 3, 4
Sweden, 285
Switzerland, education In, 125
syllabus, points to be considered in a, xxx, 154, 268; a wide, 256; the best, 268; a, must meet demands of mind, 256; sterile, of schoolboy, 268
sympathy of numbers, 247

T
'tales,' 30, 132, 190
teacher, part of, in education, 6, 19, 118, 130, 237, 240, 241, 246, 260, 261,304; personality of, 7, 48, 78, 82, 129, 172; intellectual apparatus of, II; not a mere instrument, 32; must understand human nature of child, 47; underrates tastes and abilities of children, 52, 238; must read aloud with intention, 244; comes between children and knowledge, 247; finds education a passion, 251
teaching how to learn, afarce, 348
Tennyson, 138, 333
things," are in the saddle," 7, 260; children occupied with, 31
thinking, not doing, a source of character, 278
thought, not simply a function of brain, 2, 4, 260; great, necessary for children, 5, 12, 130; alone appeals to mind, 12; begets thought, 12, 303; action follows on due, 24; our, not our own, 60, 137; right, not self-expression, follows up on an idea, 130; socialistic, fallacies in, 144-147; sins committed in, 188; common basis of, 264, 298
Thucydides, 124
Timon Of Athens, 44
'Titanic,' 335
Trades' Unions, 315; Guilds, 319
Traherne, 34, 36, 37, 40
Training, intellectual, 2, 24, 147, 255; physical, : , 6, 20, 48, 255; vocational, 2, 3, 5, 6, 287, 302; not education, 255
Treitschke, 3
Trench, 167
Trollope, A., 251
truth, justice in word, 61
Tudor women, 311
Tugendbund, 6, 279

U
Ulysses, 41
Undine, xxv
Universities, People's, 123
unrest comes from wrong thinking, 60; Labour, 92, 179, 286, 297, 300, 319; Indian, 184

V
Van Eyck's, 'Adoration of the Lamb,' 322
Vasari, 54
Vaughan, 35
verbal understanding v. dealing with books, 172
Vienna, Congress of, 170
village community life, 286
Vittorino, 310
Voltaire, 156

W
Waverley Novels, The, 63, 325
Wellington, The Duke of, 102, 308
Whichcote, xxix, 33
Whitby, 223
White, Gilbert, 223
wilfulness, signs of, 37
Will, the way of the, xxxi, 128, 131; function of, to choose, 128, 129, 133; action of, is character, 129; the safeguard of a man, 130; and danger of suggestion, 130; education must fortify, 131; the governing power of man, 131; fallacies concerning, 132; nourished upon ideas, 132; must have objects outside self, '33; the function of man, 133; implies understanding, 133; a free agent, 133; is supreme, 135; needs diversion, 136; free, not free thought, 136, 137; ordering of, 137; is the man, 314
Witte, Count, 130
words, beauty of, 151; vehicle of truth, 151; use of, 316
Wordsworth, William, 35, 93, 166, 180, 238, 276, 320, 322
work, the better man does the better, 282
working men and their leisure, 42
worship, a sublime ideal, 317
Wren, Sir Christopher, 54
writing, 30

Y
Yorkshire, Drighlingtou School, xxv, 236

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