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Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands

By: J. W. Buel

... of Pytheas, the philosopher -- Tears of sorrowing sea-birds -- Discovery of a new world -- A wondrously profitable commerce -- A northwest passage --... ... in the year 889 -- Verdant shores and prolific woodlands -- Adventures in the New World -- The first white man that ever set foot on the American con... ...- Adventures in the New World -- The first white man that ever set foot on the American continent -- Killing of Thorwald by natives -- His last instru... ...rtner in crime -- Savage destruction of the Buccaneers -- Bandits of the ocean wave -- Last appearance of the Buccaneers -- The Cartagena expedition -... ...- Snakes and crocodiles -- The return to France -- Bougainville in the war for American independence 415- 422 CHAPTER XL. A Brief Biography of Captain... ...evidences are shown of great cities annihilated by volcanic throes, resistless waves and devastating war, leaving ruins of their splendor buried where... ...breeze, and when the breeze is blowing will curse the whistlers, lest by their musical efforts a storm should, be provoked. He will not tell the numbe... ...ieved that the travellers heard strange whisperings in the air and concerts of musical instruments, and the drums and noises of armies, which so disco... ...and staff, making his way over parching sands under a blazing tropical sun; in groups, little bands of men, well armed, for every road is infested wit...

...nt Africa -- Witches and Snake charmers -- Among the mermaids -- Voyage of Pytheas, the philosopher -- Tears of sorrowing sea-birds -- Discovery of a new world -- A wondrously profitable commerce -- A northwest passage -- The Romans pass to China by a north route -- Destruction of the Roman empire....

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Democracy and Education

By: John Dewey

...ion we speak of the life of a savage tribe, of the Athenian people, of the American nation. “Life” covers customs, institutions, beliefs, victories an... ...ne hand, there 7 John Dewey is the contrast between the immaturity of the new-born members of the group —its future sole representatives— and the mat... ...bers who com- pose a society lived on continuously, they might educate the new-born members, but it would be a task directed by personal interest rath... ...nd of education—that of direct tuition or schooling. In undeveloped social groups, we find very little formal teaching and training. Savage groups mai... .... What is strange or foreign (that is to say outside the activities of the groups) tends to be morally forbidden and intellectually suspect. It seems ... ...e members of any group while it is isolated. The assimilative force of the American public school is eloquent testimony to the effi- cacy of the commo... ...ean- ingless transition unless it is consciously connected with the return wave of consequences which flow from it. When an activity is continued into... ...e action of the piano directed to accomplish the purpose of the piano as a musical instrument. It is the same with “pedagogical” method. The only diff... ...ano may produce, and the variations in technique required in the different musical results secured. Method in any case is but an effective way of empl...

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