Reading of Ch 7 - The Parent as Schoolmaster

Episode 17 · February 24th, 2019 · 15 mins

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Chapter 7 - The Parent as Schoolmaster

'The schoolmaster will make him sit up!' - Why this, left to the schoolmaster - His successes, with children who have been trained at home - The habits of school-life are mechanical - Mental 'sprawling' exemplified in 'Edward Waverley' - Parents are apt to leave training to the schoolmaster - We are not meant to grow up in a state of Nature - The first function of the parent is that of discipline - Education is a discipline - Discipline is not punishment - How disciples are lured - Steady progress on a careful plan

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