Alcott Sentence Examples
The son adopted the spelling "Alcott" in his early youth.
The school was denounced in the press, was not pecuniarily successful, and in 1839 was given up, although Alcott had won the affection of his pupils, and his educational experiments had challenged the attention of students of pedagogy.
In 1840 Alcott removed to Concord, Massachusetts.
This speedily came to naught, and Alcott returned (1844) to his home near that of Emerson in Concord, removing to Boston four years later, and again living in Concord after 1857.
As regards the trend and results of Alcott's philosophic teaching, it must be said that, like Emerson, he was sometimes inconsistent, hazy or abrupt.Advertisement
Of Alcott's published works the most important is Tablets (1868); next in order of merit is Concord Days (1872).
Alcott was a Garrisonian abolitionist.
Bronson Alcott's school in Boston, Mass., the best account of which is probably her Record of Mr Alcott's School (1835).
The influence of other Transcendental teachers, Dr Hedge, Dr Ripley, Bronson Alcott, Orestes Brownson, Theodore Parker, Margaret Fuller, Henry Thoreau, Jones Very, was narrow and parochial compared with that of Emerson.
Louisa May Alcott Even amidst fierce flames The golden lotus can be planted From Sylvia Plath's grave Always keep Ithaca in your mind.Advertisement
But though he formulated no system of philosophy, and seemed to show the influence now of Plato, now of Kant, or of German thought as filtered through the brain of Coleridge, he was, like his American master, associate and friend, steadily optimistic, idealistic, individualistic. The teachings of William Ellery Channing a little before, as to the sacred inviolability of the human conscience - anticipating the later conclusions of Martineau - really lay at the basis of the work of most of the Concord transcendentalists and contributors to The Dial, of whom Alcott was one.
ReadPrint is yet another valuable online directory for countless classic novels from authors like Agatha Christie, George Orwell, Louisa May Alcott and Oscar Wilde.