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- 1859: Henry Barnard, Pestalozzi and Pestalozzianism
- And on the other hand, fatherly and childlike feelings in the national spirit, are the sources of all pure national blessings.
- 1894: Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Lessings Nathan Der Weise
- He certainly has childlike simplicity, and all the qualities which go to make up a true Christian character.
of, like, or suitable for a child; meek; submissive