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SCHOOL AND HOME COOKING
CARLOTTA C. GREER HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOODS AND HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT, EAST TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL CLEVELAND, OHIO
School and Home Cooking is a text which can be placed in the hands of the pupils and used by them as a guide both in the school and home. Its use eliminates note taking (which in reality is dictation) and thus saves much time.
The psychological method of education, which treats first o...
First Page:THE FORME OF CURY,
A ROLL OF ANCIENT ENGLISH COOKERY.
Compiled, about A.D. 1390, by the Master Cooks of King RICHARD II,
Presented afterwards to Queen ELIZABETH, by EDWARD Lord STAFFORD,
And now in the Possession of GUSTAVUS BRANDER, Esq.
Illustrated with NOTES, And a copious INDEX, or GLOSSARY.
A MANUSCRIPT of the EDITOR, of the same Age and Subject, with other congruous Matters, are subjoined.
" ingeniosa gula est." MARTIAL.
TO GUSTAVUS BRANDER, Esq. F.R.S. F.S.A. and Cur. Brit. Mus.
I return your very curious Roll of Cookery, and ...
First Page:DEMOCRACY AND EDUCATION
by John Dewey
Transcriber's Note: I have tried to make this the most accurate text possible but I am sure that there are still mistakes. Please feel free to email me any errors or mistakes that you find. Citing the Chapter and paragraph. Haradda@aol.com and email@example.com are my email addresses for now. David Reed
I would like to dedicate this etext to my mother who was a elementary school teacher for more years than I can remember. Thanks.
Chapter One: Education as a Necessity of Life Chapter Two: Education...
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The Profits of Religion
First Page:ESSAYS ON PAUL BOURGET
by Mark Twain
WHAT PAUL BOURGET THINKS OF US
A LITTLE NOTE TO M. PAUL BOURGET
WHAT PAUL BOURGET THINKS OF US
He reports the American joke correctly. In Boston they ask, How much does he know? in New York, How much is he worth? in Philadelphia, Who were his parents? And when an alien observer turns his telescope upon us advertisedly in our own...
As ever, his prose is honeyed, his thoughts inspired, and his advice as relevant today as when it was written. (Introduction by Ruth Golding)
First Page:THE HUMAN MACHINE
BY ARNOLD BENNETT
First Published November 1908
There is nothing new under the sun, they say. That is only relatively true. Just now, when we thought there was practically no portion of the earth's surface still unknown, when the discovery of a single lake or mountain, or the charting of a remote strip of coast line was enough to give a man fame as an explorer, one member of the daredevil explorers' craft has "struck it rich." Struck it so dazzlingly rich, indeed, that all...
First Page:PICTURES OF JEWISH HOME LIFE FIFTY YEARS AGO
By HANNAH TRAGER
Author of Stories of Child Life in Palestine Festival Stories of Child Life in Palestine Pioneers in...
“Extreme busyness…is a symptom of deficient vitality; and a faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity.”
What comforting words for the idle among us! Like many of the best essayists, Stevenson is very much the genial fireside companion: opinionated, but never malicious; a marvellous practitioner of the inclusive monologue.
In this collection of nine pieces he discusses the art of appreciating unattractive scenery, traces the complex social life of dogs, and meditates in several essays upon the experience of reading literature a...