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Page 19 - And he said, A certain man had two sons : And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the. portion of goods that falleth to me.
Page 101 - A gentleman's first characteristic is that fineness of structure in the body, which renders it capable of the most delicate sensation ; and of structure in the mind which renders it capable of the most delicate sympathies — one may say, simply,
Page 107 - Neither a borrower nor a lender be ; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
Page 102 - When we reflect on their persuasive and cheering force ; how they recommend, prepare, and draw people together; how, in all clubs, manners make the members ; how manners make the fortune of the ambitious youth; that, for the most part, his manners marry him, and, for the most part, he marries manners ; when we think what keys they are, and to what secrets ; what high lessons and inspiring tokens of character they convey; and what divination is required in us, for the reading of this fine telegraph,...
Page 227 - In other words, when we compare the nutrients in respect to their fuel values, their capacities for yielding heat and mechanical power, a pound of protein of lean meat or albumen of egg is just about equivalent to a pound of sugar or starch, and a little over two pounds of either would be required to equal a pound of the fat of meat or butter or the body fat.
Page 6 - Under all circumstances it is exceedingly dangerous for a deaf person to marry a blood relative, no matter whether the relative is deaf or hearing, nor whether the deafness of either or both or neither of the partners is congenital, nor whether either or both or neither have other deaf relatives besides the other partner.
Page 83 - The dead hand of spiritual ancestry lays no more sacred duty on posterity than that of realizing under happier circumstances ideas which the stress of the age or the shortness of life has deprived of their accomplishment.
Page 102 - True politeness is the outward visible sign of those inward spiritual graces called modesty, unselfishness, generosity. The manners of a gentleman are the index of his soul. His speech is innocent, because his life is pure; his thoughts are direct, because his actions are upright; his bearing is gentle, because his blood, and his impulses, and his training are gentle also. A true gentleman is entirely free from every kind of pretence. He avoids homage instead of exacting it. Mere ceremonies have...