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