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CHIEFLY RELATING TO
EDUCATION AND CULTURE
W. H. VENABLE LL.D.
IN THE OHIO VALLEY" “ HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES”
10 MILK STREET
It is hoped that this book will encourage teachers, especially young teachers, and help that large class of self-helpful students who are seeking guidance in the broad field of general culture. The author has not attempted a formal statement of the science or philosophy of education; many excellent treatises on Pedagogy are already at the teacher's hand. But there is always room for one more volume of educational essays dealing with the common problems of teaching and learning, and derived from actual experience in school and out of school. One may obtain benefit from a new statement of old truth, or by comparing his thoughts with those of another who has striven, like himself, to answer the questions, “What is education ? and Why do we educate ?"
A glance at the contents of the following pages shows a considerable variety of topics, but the miscel