Hopes and Helps for the Young of Both Sexes: Relating to the Formation of Character, Choice of Avocation, Health, Amusement, Music, Conversation, Cultivation of Intellect, Moral Sentiment, Social Affection, Courtship, and Marriage

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Fowlers and Wells, 1855 - Conduct of life - 246 pages
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Page 88 - Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! — For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day.
Page 89 - In the world's broad field of battle, In the bivouac of Life, Be not like dumb, driven cattle! Be a hero in the strife!
Page 89 - Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us Footprints on the sands of time ; Footprints, that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Seeing, shall take heart again. Let us, then, be up and doing, With a heart for any fate ; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labor and to wait.
Page 251 - ACC01PAnied by a Chart, embracing an Analysis of the Primary Mental Powers in their Various Degrees of Development, the Phenomena produced by their Combined Activity, and the Location of the Phrenological Organs in the Head. Together with a View of the Moral and Theological Bearing of the Science. By OS and LN- Fowler. Price, $1 25. This is a PRACTICAL, STANDARD Work, and may be described as a complete system of the principles and practice of Phrenology.
Page 196 - The heart like a tendril accustom'd to cling, Let it grow where it will, cannot flourish alone, But will lean to the nearest and loveliest thing It can twine with itself, and make closely its own.
Page 191 - God himself is good unto all, and his tender mercies are over all his works.
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Page 253 - CHILDREN ; THEIR HYDROPATHIC MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH AND Disease. A Descriptive and Practical Work, designed as a Guide for Families and Physicians. With numerous cases described. By Joel Shew, MD 12mo.
Page 94 - ... the tremendous bar of the printing-press. It opened the tubes for Galileo, until world after world swept largely before his vision ; and it reefed the high top-sail that rustled over Columbus in the morning breezes of Bahamas.
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