Parents and Their Problems: Methods and materials for training

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Mary Harmon Weeks
National Congress of Mothers and Parent-teacher Associations, 1914
 

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Page 265 - Hey, diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle, The cow jumped over the moon. The little dog laughed to see such sport, And the dish ran away with the spoon!
Page 24 - Thou'rt gone, the abyss of heaven Hath swallowed up thy form; yet, on my heart Deeply hath sunk the lesson thou hast given, And shall not soon depart. He who, from zone to zone, Guides through the boundless sky thy certain flight, In the long way that I must tread alone, Will lead my steps aright.
Page 25 - God, give us men! A time like this demands Strong minds, great hearts, true faith and ready hands; Men whom the lust of office does not kill; Men whom the spoils of office cannot buy; Men who possess opinions and a will; Men who have honor; men who will not lie; Men who can stand before a demagogue And damn his treacherous flatteries without winking! Tall men, sun-crowned, who live above the fog In public duty and in private thinking...
Page 23 - And so beside the Silent Sea I wait the muffled oar ; No harm from Him can come to me On ocean or on shore. I know not where His islands lift Their fronded palms in air ; I only know I cannot drift Beyond His love and care.
Page 227 - Somebody has been at my porridge!" said the Middle Bear, in his middle voice. Then the Little, Small, Wee Bear looked at his, and there was the spoon in the porridge pot, but the porridge was all gone. "Somebody has been at my porridge, and has eaten it all up !" said the Little, Small, Wee Bear, in his little, small, wee voice.
Page 226 - Woman, she would have waited till the Bears came home, and then, perhaps, they would have asked her to breakfast ; for they were good Bears, — a little rough or so, as the manner of Bears is, but for all that very good-natured and hospitable.
Page 227 - Now, the little old woman had left the spoon of the Great, Huge Bear standing in his porridge. "Somebody has been at my porridge!
Page 227 - SOMEBODY HAS BEEN LYING IN MY BED!' said the Great, Huge Bear, in his great, rough, gruff voice. And the little old woman had pulled the bolster of the Middle Bear out of its place. 'Somebody Has Been Lying In My Bed!
Page 227 - Somebody has been at my porridge, and has eaten it all up ! " said the Little, Small, Wee Bear, in his little, small, wee voice. Upon this the Three Bears, seeing that...
Page 226 - Then the little old woman sat down in the chair of the Great, Huge Bear, and that was too hard for her. And then she sat down in the chair of the Middle Bear, and that was too soft for her.

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