He invites

He invites They eat and in a refectory sit.

And, mild, as all monakhiya, They are kind and beggars welcome.

One monakhiya, having met the poor, Brought it waters from a spring.

He invites him in a monastyriya Also treats very tasty.

The poor was delighted so excessively, That soon became a monakhiya and.

The teacher wrote on my leaflet: Templ, from the historical point of view everything is correct, but you do not maintain a poetic rhythm at all.

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We speak

We speak Ask: What to do?

My such weakwilled!

All dream of strongwilled children.

As if in education as in medicine, there is on each illness the medicine: one from heart, another from the head Give me, please, something from the head, is asked in a drugstore.

We speak about feeling: it is power of desire.

And will?

We often arrive besides the desire, contrary to the desire, against the will, submitting to foreign will.

Or so we still speak: Forced effort of will itself As though two characters in each of us, as though desire mine, and will always alien to me, as if in the fairy tale: On pike command, on my volition Pike command is a conscious, intellectual desire, my volition is an unaccountable warm desire.

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If it hurt

If it hurt Consequences have to have a logical ratio with the childs mistake.

If it contains things in a disorder, has to find time to be tidied up and put them in order.

If it hurt someone, has to try to facilitate it.

If it spoiled any thing, it needs to repair it or to indemnify loss in a different way.

Logical consequences have to accustom the child to assume all responsibility for the acts, without forcing it to pay for this or that mistake thus.

Logical consequences can be used even in amusing, playful, forms, keeping thus the valuable informative properties.

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But after

But after Write how families because of life break up much, the love between the husband and the wife leaves.

But after all the love of children too not of steel is made and not of reinforced concrete.

Putting to bed the intolerable boy, it is possible and to begin to hate him.

The Chekhovian girl nurse from the story There Is a Wish to Sleep strangled the masters child and right there fell asleep, but it after all the nurse, and present mother shouts: I will kill!

I will strangle the hands!

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The truth

The truth Whether enough we are free to be objective?

Foul language One of constant critical remarks to Sammerkhill consists that children swear there.

That the truth, the truth they swear, if, of course, pronouncing ancient English words abuse.

The truth and that any new pupil swears much more, than is necessary.

Once at general meeting of school charges against the thirteenyearold girl who came to us from monastic school were brought.

Charges consisted that she cries out son of a bitch when swims in the sea.

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I am silent. It is impossible

I am silent. It is impossible However only he will calm down, I start sticking to him: and why here ice lies, and there everything thawed?

And why over trolleybus two wires, and over tram one?

He ridiculously shrugs shoulders, as the adult.

I am silent.

It is impossible to impose explanations.

Not that is important that the boy knew about trolleybuses, let and does not know.

The question birth is important.

At last asks quite inertly: And why two wires?

Well and well, that faded, and after all asked!

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Through an iced

Through an iced Once, coming back after a dinner to itself to the room, I noticed the ladder leaned against a wall and, having climbed up on it, got to the viewing.

Through an iced over window I looked in snow, windy night and understood that at last found a place where I will be able to remain alone with the thoughts and in the world with by itself.

There I started thinking of the future that will be with me after leaving school.

The wooden door conducting on a roof appeared for me a symbol of a step to the future.

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