Mahatma on Basic Education

An education which does not teach us to discriminate between good and bad, to assimilate the one and eschew the other, is a misnomer. Educat [...]

The Stoics

At the close of the fourth century before Christ there arose the schools of the Stoics, the Epicureans, and the Skeptics. In them we seem to [...]

Renaissance in Italy

The fifth century before Christ was, in Greece, a time of intense intellectual ferment. One is reminded, in reading of it, of the splendid y [...]

Initiation of Philosophy ..

The Greek historian Herodotus (484-424 B.C.) appears to have been the first to use the verb “to philosophize.” He makes Croesus [...]

The Mazic of Oz …

1. Mount Munch On the east edge of the Land of Oz, in the Munchkin Country, is a big, tall hill called Mount Munch. One one side, the bottom [...]

Class Days …

KITTY’S CLASS DAY “A stitch in time saves nine.” “O Pris, Pris, I’m really going! Here’s the invitation [...]

Stories I Like …

MAY FLOWERS Being Boston girls, of course they got up a club for mental improvement, and, as they were all descendants of the Pilgrim Fathe [...]

Famous Fables ….

THE FROST-KING: OR, THE POWER OF LOVE. THREE little Fairies sat in the fields eating their breakfast; each among the leaves of her favorite [...]

The Old Cousins …

Chapter 1—Two Girls Rose sat all alone in the big best parlor, with her little handkerchief laid ready to catch the first tear, for she wa [...]

Chaucer

LIFE OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER. NOT in point of genius only, but even in point of time, Chaucer may claim the proud designation of “first [...]

Trust in Information Technology

  On its voyage to the moon, the Apollo 13 spacecraft’s primary means of propulsion was damaged, so NASA had to devise another plan. [...]

English Grammar

Spatial Grammar in Signed and Spoken Languages: Modality Effects on Grammatical Structure Irit Meir University of Haifa The talk focuses on [...]

CANADIAN ACADEMIC ENGLISH LANGUAGE

    DIAGNOSTIC SAMPLE TEST     This booklet is designed to help you prepare for the CAEL DIAGNOSTIC.   As you may n [...]

Important Terms ….

  A AAA                                         American Arbitration Association   ACES      [...]

English Model Paper

  DISTANCE EDUCATION B.A.(English)/ B.A.(English) (Addl) DEGREE EXAMINATION, MAY 2011. LITERARY FORMS Time : Three hours          [...]

Healthcare

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging! The Lotus Posture (whose original Indian name is Padm [...]

The Story of Prahlada

Hiranyakashipu was the king of the Daityas. The Daityas, though born of the same parentage as the Devas or gods, were always, at war with th [...]

ॐ शान्ति:

जय जय परमात्मन् संस्मरामो वयं त्वां निजपरमहितार्थं [...]

ATTRACTION

Very often the verb is separated from its real nominative or subject by several intervening words and in such cases one is liable to make th [...]

Style

It is the object of every writer to put his thoughts into as effective form as possible so as to make a good impression on the reader. A per [...]

Errors

In the following examples the word or words in parentheses are uncalled for and should be omitted: Fill the glass (full). They appeared to b [...]

Letter Writing

Many people seem to regard letter-writing as a very simple and easily acquired branch, but on the contrary it is one of the most difficult f [...]

Punctuation

Lindley Murray and Goold Brown laid down cast-iron rules for punctuation, but most of them have been broken long since and thrown into the j [...]

Figurative

In Figurative Language we employ words in such a way that they differ somewhat from their ordinary signification in commonplace speech and [...]

Sentences

A sentence is an assemblage of words so arranged as to convey a determinate sense or meaning, in other words, to express a complete thought [...]

Speech

It is very easy to learn how to speak and write correctly, as for all purposes of ordinary conversation and communication, only about 2,000 [...]

Mental Phenomena

At the end of our journey it is time to return to the question from which we set out, namely: What is it that characterizes mind as opposed [...]

On Emotions

On the two subjects of the present lecture I have nothing original to say, and I am treating them only in order to complete the discussion o [...]

Emotions

On the two subjects of the present lecture I have nothing original to say, and I am treating them only in order to complete the discussion o [...]

Truth

The definition of truth and falsehood, which is our topic to-day, lies strictly outside our general subject, namely the analysis of mind. Fr [...]