Hints for Lovers (Google eBook)

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Houghton Mifflin, 1909 - Courtship - 308 pages
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Contents

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Page 78 - ... in the heavens above, or in the earth beneath, or in the waters under the earth.
Page 268 - Den ersten besten Mann, Der ihr in den Weg gelaufen ; Der Jüngling ist übel dran. Es ist eine alte Geschichte, Doch bleibt sie immer neu ; Und wem sie just passieret, Dem bricht das Herz entzwei.
Page 228 - Church, there is underneath apparent conformity a striking absence of spiritual faith — that faith which is "the evidence of things not seen, the substance of things hoped for.
Page 267 - Jiingling liebt ein Madchen, Die hat einen andern erwahlt; Der andre liebt eine andre, Und hat sich mit dieser vermahlt. Das Madchen heiratet aus Arger Den ersten besten Mann, Der ihr in den Weg gelaufen; Der Jiingling ist iibel dran.
Page 131 - If the beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water, what would it come to when allowed this free and unrestrained course?
Page 40 - So great an active force did bear ? They are all weapon, and they dart Like porcupines from every part.
Page 23 - What a paltry thing, after all, is man, man uncomplemented by woman ! Left to himself, he stagnates; linked with a woman, he rises — or sinks. A gentle touch stimulates him, a confiding heart makes of him a new creature. Under the rays of feminine sympathy, he expands who else would remain inert. Fame may allure him, friends encourage...
Page 44 - Speak to a woman disparagingly of her sex, — she is up in arms. Speak to her disparagingly of a member of her sex, — well, it is difficult to prognosticate her attitude; but, she will not be up in arms.
Page 91 - It is a purely feminine ruse to apply a test to love — both her own and that of her lover — to prove it true. A man would as soon think of applying a match to a powdermagazine to prove it combustible.
Page 305 - There is no such thing as one's own good: Goodness is mutual, is communal; is only gained by giving and receiving.

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