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- A simplified spelling of
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- noun Pedagogue.
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- noun Alternative form of
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- noun someone who educates young people
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The history of ideas shows clearly that the eudaemonistic, Socratic asceticism, which is pedagog - ically motivated and has its background in the peda - gogical debate of the fifth and fourth centuries, belongs to Cynic philosophy from its beginning.
Shrunken and mean the spirit fails Like old snow falling from the crags And priest and pedagog compete With nostrums for the age that ails,
Parents were ashamed that never were ashamed before until the kind satirist laughed at them; relatives were frightened; scores of little scholars were taken away; poor schoolmasters had to shut their shops up; every pedagog was voted a Squeers, and many suffered, no doubt unjustly; but afterward, schoolboys backs were not so much caned; schoolboys meat was less tough and more plentiful; and schoolboys milk was not so sky-blue.
What advantage is it to be a man over it is to be a boy at school, if we have only escaped the ferula to come under the fescue of an Imprimatur? if serious and elaborate writings, as if they were no more than the theme of a grammar-lad under his pedagog, must not be uttered without the cursory eyes of a temporizing and extemporizing licenser?
I remember, when that famous Nicholas Nickleby came out, seeing a letter from a pedagog in the north of England, which, dismal as it was, was immensely comical.
In Gal. 3, 24 the Catholic Bible calls the Law "our pedagog in Christ"; the correct rendering is: "our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ."
And the interesting fact developed that he had studied with the celebrated Bohemian pedagog Sevčik and with Leopold Auer as well, two teachers whose ideas and methods differ materially.
Yet, at the same time, few violinists can speak with more authority anent the instructive phases of their Art. Not only has he been active for years in the teaching field; but as a pedagog he rounds out the traditions of Ferdinand David,
Hubay was a first-class pedagog, and under his instruction one could not help becoming a well-balanced and musicianly player.
To seek out these indisputable masters is not to imitate the vain desire of the pedagog to give marks to the several geniuses, and to grade the greatest of men as if they were school-boys.