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Had not Camilla, however, been informed beforehand by Lothario that this love for Chloris was a pretence, and that he himself had told Anselmo of it in order to be able sometimes to give utterance to the praises of Camilla herself, no doubt she would have fallen into the despairing toils of jealousy; but being forewarned she received the startling news without uneasiness.
Even did she know her," returned Lothario, "I would hide nothing, for when a lover praises his lady's beauty, and charges her with cruelty, he casts no imputation upon her fair name; at any rate, all I can say is that yesterday I made a sonnet on the ingratitude of this Chloris, which goes thus:
Inquiries and communications concerning brothers and sisters, the situation of some, the growth of the rest, and other family matters now passed between them, and continued, with only one small digression on James's part, in praise of Miss Thorpe, till they reached Pulteney Street, where he was welcomed with great kindness by Mr.
Whereupon he presently began to sing verses to the praise of God, which he had never heard, the purport whereof was thus:--
Now must we praise the guardian of heaven's kingdom,
I dare not praise you; and the only means I know of to avoid it, when you are in my thoughts, are either to be entirely silent, or to turn my thoughts to some other subject.
He had noticed often that even in actual praise technique was opposed to essential quality, as though one could paint well something that was bad.
Philopoemen,[*] Prince of the Achaeans, among other praises which writers have bestowed on him, is commended because in time of peace he never had anything in his mind but the rules of war; and when he was in the country with friends, he often stopped and reasoned with them: "If the enemy should be upon that hill, and we should find ourselves here with our army, with whom would be the advantage?
Teacher praise is an evidence-based practice shown to improve both academic and social outcomes for students (Hawkins & Heflin, 2011; Van Acker, Grant, & Henry, 1996).
Praise delivered in a small firm can come from higher up the organisation and so can prove more effective.
My thoughts and prayers are with the people and pastor that will give leadership to the Jericho City of Praise Church.
So how do you deliver praise that is effective and elicits the behaviour you'd like, but doesn't overdo it, leaving your child with little sense of balance and reality?