... have the rod to be the general terror to all, to make them learn, than tell a child if you do thus or thus, you will be more esteemed than your brothers or sisters. The rod produces an effect which terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being... THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D - Page 77by JAMES BOSWELL - 1892Full view
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United States. Bureau of Education - 1896
...terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being whipped and gets his task, and there's au cud on't. Whereas by exciting emulation and comparisons of superiority, you lay the foundation of lasting mischief; you mako brothers and sisters hate each other.'" ' In our community rewards for welldoing other than the...