The Perfect Way in Diet: A Treatise Advocating a Return to the Natural and Ancient Food of Our Race (Google eBook)

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K. Paul, French, Trübner, 1895 - Vegetarianism - 121 pages
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Page xi - Nor, spake he, shall one wash his spirit clean By blood; nor gladden gods, being good, with blood; Nor bribe them, being evil; nay, nor lay Upon the brow of innocent bound beasts One hair's weight of that answer all must give For all things done amiss or wrongfully, Alone, each for himself, reckoning with that The fixed arithmetic of the universe, Which meteth good for good and ill for ill, Measure for measure, unto deeds, words, thoughts; Watchful, aware, implacable, unmoved; Making all futures...
Page xi - ... for pity makes the world Soft to the weak and noble for the strong. Unto the dumb lips of his flock he lent Sad pleading words, showing how man, who prays For mercy to the gods, is merciless, Being as...
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Page xi - Unto the dumb lips of his flock he lent Sad, pleading words, showing how man, who prays For mercy to the gods, is merciless, Being as god to those; albeit all life Is linked and kin, and what we slay have given Meek tribute of the milk and wool, and set Fast trust upon the hands which murder them.
Page 38 - Mr. Brindley, a celebrated canal engineer in this country, informs us, that in the various works in which he has been engaged, — where the workmen, being paid by the piece, each exerted himself to earn as much as possible, — men from the north of Lancashire and Yorkshire, who adhered to their customary diet of...
Page x - Let him not strike, great King!" and therewith loosed The victim's bonds, none staying him, so great His presence was. Then, craving leave, he spake Of life, which all can take but none can give, Life, which all creatures love and strive to keep, Wonderful, dear and pleasant unto each, Even to the meanest; yea, a boon to all Where pity is, for pity makes the world Soft to the weak and noble for the strong.
Page 33 - They were astonishingly powerful and active, and endured severe and protracted labour far beyond any of my men. Some of these men were eighty and even ninety years old, and yet these old men would do more work than any of the middle-aged men belonging to my ship.
Page 93 - ... more than fifty pounds on an average — the best farmer in Norfolk having averaged ninety pounds ; but a great majority of farms in Great Britain only reach twenty pounds On these data, it would require twenty-two acres of pasture land to sustain one adult person living on meat (alone).
Page 14 - The Anthropoids and all the Quadrumana, derive their alimentation from fruits, grains, and other succulent vegetable substances, and the strict analogy which exists between the structure of these animals and that of man, clearly demonstrates his frugivorous nature.
Page 21 - Behar, with the low country along the sea all round the coast of the Peninsula : in most parts of India it is only used as a luxury...

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