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...not you will teach grammar well, as I saw you aimed at principles in your practice.
In geography, try to make pictures of the scenes, that they may be present to their imaginations, and the nobler faculties be brought into action, as well as memory.
In history, try to study and paint the characters of _great men_; they best interpret the leadings of events amid the nations.
I am pleased with your way of speaking of both people and pupils; your view seems from the right point. YetBeware of over-great pleasure in being popular or even beloved.As far as an amiable disposition and powers of entertainment make you so, it is a happiness; but if there is one grain of plausibility, it is poison.
But I will not play Mentor too much, lest I make you averse to write to your very affectionate sister,
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TO HER BROTHER, R.
I entirely agree in what you say of _tuition_ and _intuition;_ the two must act and react upon one another, to make a man, to form a mind. Drudgery is as necessary,... Fuller, Margaret
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