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A Dominie In Doubt

Auhtor: A Neill

Language: english
Published: 1921

Genres:

fiction and literature,  humor
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Review by Michael Gallagher, January 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Dominie In Doubt':

... the boot he was repairing. What did it dee o'. and there followed an argument about the symptoms of swine fever. An English reader of The House ...
... it merely buries itself in the unconscious. Many years later the exhibition impulse comes out in sublimated form as a desire to show off before the ...
... to prove that your methods are all wrong. Let it come gradually that's what I say.. When he came over at four o'clock his face glowed with excitement. ...
... religion is shut up in one compartment of his mind, and his dishonesty is shut up in another compartment . . . and there is no direct communication between ...
... they put all the energy they had into the only thing open to them-the trial of offenders. In short, they were employing energy in destruction ...
... craftwork and games, but he will have erotic dreams at nights. All the drawing and painting in the world will not prevent his having emotion when he looks ...
... you any difficulty. he asked. What do you mean.. Oh, I half thought they would try to pull your leg, especially a boy like Tom Murray. He ...
... ging back to my wee hoose and mak my ain tea.. It doesna pay to hae a soul, dominie, he added with a short laugh. Perhaps you could have given ...
... always stepping in and saying: Don't do that. As a result Jabez at the age of seventeen was psychically an infant. The infantile desire to break things ...
... of early suggestion-the suggestion that sex is sin. That primitive sex impulses can be sublimated I admit, but the teacher's job is not to preach ...
... of Edmond Holmes. In What Is and What Might Be Holmes argues that our education system is founded on the Old Testament. Man is a sinner, prone to evil ...
... is in the same position of inferiority as the boy who is always at the bottom of the class. Yet I condemn competition in school-work while I appreciate ...
... I protested. Then bitter words flew. They told me that I, as a member of the staff, should squash Mary. Voices became louder, but then the bell rang ...
... splendid view you have from here.. First rate, nods the dominie. Your wife was saying.. Er-something about hockey. He coughs. Splendid game. ...
... leave their native village, aye, and their native country. Aye, lads, the best men and the worst women leave their native country.. I sincerely ...
... the chief stood before me. He could speak a broken English, and said he would be glad to show me round. It was a third class school, and I gathered ...
... Czsthmkyghw, or something resembling that. I was greatly troubled by their questions. Following a method I had used with indifferent effect while ...
... of the best allies that our capitalist system could have for if the crowd were not showering its emotion on her it might well be using it up in the ...
... weighing things and cutting things. What's this. I asked. The shop, said a girl, and after a little time I grasped the idea. You have paste-board ...
... result of the brutality of their discipline. So is it in the individual soul, and in the national soul. Intellectualism and materialism were the Prussian ...