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Saturday, January 31, 2009

more dressing up


Here is one of many things I LOVE about homeschooling and why I think I would have loved it as a child. I think the new term for it is dramatic play. This particular afternoon we had lunch and the children scattered to finish their lunch break and when I called them down they had been playing dramatically. A was the damsel needing protection from T, the armed...well I can't remember who he was exactly! Hey, I can't keep track! They continued reading in character.



Hey, Mr. Hero, I thought you were supposed to be reading? Mid afternoon nap time? Ahhh...I will come while you are unawares.


Shiver me timbers!! It was a trick and my plans to steal the damsel have been foiled again!

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Why MAGNANIMOUS?

Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary of the American Language defines Magnanimity as such:
MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.