It is this important characteristic of Comenius' educational system that reveals the direct influence of Bacon and his school.
The whole land, said Comenius, was now in a state of disorder.
But, thirdly, and most important of all, Comenius kept the old faith burning in the hearts of the "Hidden Seed."
No longer, said Comenius, did men in Bohemia call things by their right names.
It is in the department of method, however, that we recognize the chief contribution of Comenius to education.
They produced in Comenius the great pioneer of modern education.
The theories of Comenius himself had no doubt inspired the English reformers.
In this he was a disciple of Bacon and Comenius, and a prophet to Pestalozzi.
A few names only among the emigrants require to be mentioned as writers, after Comenius.
Here he was introduced to the reform teachings of Ratke and Comenius.