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Letters to a Daughter and A Little Sermon to School Girls

Helen Ekin Starrett, journalist, mother of two daughters, grandmother of seven granddaughters and teacher to many young girls at the Starrett School for Girls offers lessons in life and religion to girls about to "pass out from the guardianship of home into life with its duties and trials".

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LETTERS TO A DAUGHTER AND A LITTLE SERMON TO SCHOOL GIRLS.

BY HELEN EKIN STARRETT,

Author of "The Future of Educated Women," etc.

CHICAGO: JANSEN, McCLURG, & COMPANY. 1886.

COPYRIGHT, BY JANSEN, MCCLURG, & CO. A.D. 1885.

CONTENTS.

LETTER I. BEHAV...

God and the World A Survey of Thought –by: Arthur William Robinson

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This is one of a series of evidential books drawn up at the instance of the Christian Evidence Society .

GOD AND THE WORLD

A SURVEY OF THOUGHT

BY

ARTHUR W. ROBINSON, D.D.,

Warden of the College of Allhallows Barking

With a Prefatory Note by SIR OLIVER LODGE

LONDON:

SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE

NORTHUMBERLAND AVENUE, W.C., 43 QUEEN VICTORIA STREET, E.C.

BRIGHTON: 129 NORTH STREET

NEW YORK: E. S. GORHAM

1913

CONTENTS

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PREFAT...

An Essay on Professional Ethics Second Edition –by: George Sharswood

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Note: Images of the original pages are available through the Making of America Books Collection of the University of Michigan's Digital Library Production Service. See http://www.hti.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text idx?c=moa;idno=AJF2351.0001.001

Transcriber's note:

Minor typographical errors have been corrected without note.

The oe ligature has been transcribed as [oe].

A table of contents, though not present in the original, has been provided below:

PREFACE. INTRODUCTION. PROFESSIONAL ET...

The Inside of the Cup

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THE INSIDE OF THE CUP

By Winston Churchill

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Volume 1. I. THE WARING PROBLEMS II. MR. LANGMAID'S MISSION III. THE PRIMROSE PATH IV. SOME RIDDLES OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

Volume 2. V. THE RECTOR HAS MORE FOOD FOR THOUGHT. VI. "WATCHMAN, WHAT OF THE NIGHT" VII. THE KINGDOMS OF THE WORLD VIII. THE LINE of LEAST RESISTANCE.

Volume 3. IX. THE DIVINE DISCONTENT X. THE MESSENGER IN THE CHURCH XI. THE LOST PARISHIONER XII. TH...

The Ruins, or, Meditation on the Revolutions of Empires and the Law of Nature

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THE RUINS,

OR, MEDITATION ON THE REVOLUTIONS OF EMPIRES:

AND

THE LAW OF NATURE,

by C. F. VOLNEY,

COMTE ET PAIR DE FRANCE. COMMANDEUR DE LA LEGION D'HONNEUR, MEMBRE DE L'ACADEMIE FRANCAISE, ET DE PLUSIEURS AUTRES SOCIETES SAVANTES.

DEPUTY TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF 1789, AND AUTHOR OF "TRAVELS IN EGYPT AND SYRIA," "NEW RESEARCHES ON ANCIENT HISTORY," ETC.

TO WHICH IS ADDED

VOLNEY'S ANSWER TO DR. PRIESTLY, A BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICE BY COUNT DARU, AND THE ZODIACAL SIGNS AND CONSTELLATIONS BY THE EDITOR.

I will cherish in remembrance the love of man, I wil...

Esprit des lois livres I

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[Notes sur la transcription: Les erreurs clairement introduites par le typographe ont été corrigées. L'orthographe d'origine a été conservée. Le texte de la note 89 a été adapté à ce livre électronique.]

MONTESQUIEU

ESPRIT DES LOIS

LIVRES I V

PR'EC'ED'ES D'UNE INTRODUCTION DE L''EDITEUR

et suivis d'un Appendice

CONTENANT DES EXTRAITS DE MONTESQUIEU

et des Notes explicatives

PAR

PAUL JANET MEMBRE DE L'INSTITUT PROFESSEUR A LA FACULT'E DES LETTRES

DEUXI`EME 'EDITION

PARIS

LIBRAIRIE C...

Democracy and Education: an introduction to the philosophy of education

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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 davidr@inconnect.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.

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Chapter One: Education as a Necessity of Life Chapter Two: Education...

Representative Men –by: Ralph Waldo Emerson

A series of biographical lectures originally published in 1850. Each chapter is a philosophical treatment of the life of an intellectual. The six representatives are Plato, Swedenborg, Shakespeare, Montaigne, Napolean and Goethe. (Introduction by S. Kovalchik)

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REPRESENTATIVE MEN

SEVEN LECTURES

BY

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

I. Uses of Great Men

II. Plato; or, the Philosopher

Plato; New Readings

III. Swedenborg; or, the Mystic

IV. Montaigne; or, the Skeptic

V. Shakspeare; or, the Poet

VI. Napoleon; or, the Man of the World

VII. Goethe; or...

Essays in Radical Empiricism –by: William James

William James (1842 – 1910) was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher. He wrote influential books on the young science of psychology, educational psychology, psychology of religious experience and mysticism, and the philosophies of pragmatism and Radical Empiricism.

Essays in Radical Empiricism is a collection edited and published posthumously by his colleague and biographer Ralph Barton Perry in 1912. It was assembled from a collection of reprinted journal articles published from 1904–1905 which James had deposited in August 1906 at Harvard University, for ...

A Discourse Upon the Origin and the Foundation of the Inequality Among Mankind –by: Jean-Jacques Rousseau

This work presents Rousseau’s belief in the profoundly transformational effects of the development of civilization on human nature, which Rousseau claims other political philosophers had failed to grasp. Specifically, before the onset of civilization, according to Rousseau, natural man lived a contented, solitary life, naturally good and happy. It is only with the onset of civilization, Rousseau claims, that humans become social beings, and, concomitant with their civilization, natural man becomes corrupted with the social vices of pride, vanity, greed and servility.

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