for those there is only plain English; but however duly we magnify Greek literature we cannot honestly say that that of England is second to any the world has yet seen. Like the quality of mercy, it is not strained; certainly it is twice blessed, it blesses him that gives and him that takes and a sort of radiancy of look distinguishes both scholar and teacher engaged in this manner of education; but there are. We may not pose before children, nor pride ourselves on dutiful getting up of knowledge in order to deliver it as emanating from ourselves. Then the picture is turned over and the children tell what they have seen, a dog driving a flock of sheep along a road but nobody with the dog. These things are not to be arrived at by any short cut of economics, eugenics, and the like, but are the gathered harvests of many seasons' sowing of poetry, literature, history. An unusual degree of nervous stability is attained; also, intellectual occupation seems to make for chastity in thought and life. Here we have the work of education indicated. It was suggested to the Head of a London County Council School to form an association of the parents of the children in that school, offering them certain advantages and requiring a small payment to cover expenses.
There is no faculty within the soul which can be spared in the great work of education; but then every faculty, or rather power, works to the one end if we make the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake the object of our educational. Physiologists tell us of the adaptation of brain structure to habitual lines of thought,.e., to our habits. ON reading tennyson'S poems. To hear him talk is worth hearing. One thing at any rate we know with certainty, that no teaching, no information becomes knowledge to any of us until the individual mind has acted upon it, translated it, transformed, absorbed it, to reappear, like our bodily food, in forms of vitality. Introductions have been supplied to the various books and Notes which will help to explain the principal difficulties, textual, moral or doctrinal, which may arise in conjunction with them. Now this art of telling back is Education and is very enriching. She is so pleased and so, no doubt, is her father! Champs Sports has deals for you! As soon as he gets words with which to communicate with us, a child lets us know that he thinks with surprising clearness and directness, that he sees with a closeness of observation that we have long lost, that he enjoys and that he sorrows. But the mind also requires its food and leave to carry on those quiet processes of digestion and assimilation which it must accomplish for itself.