Life and Labor in the Spirit World: Being a Description of Localities, Employments, Surroundings, and Conditions in the Spheres

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Colby & Rich, 1885 - Spirit writings - 430 pages
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Page 69 - Nearer, my God, to Thee, Nearer to Thee! E'en though it be a cross That raiseth me; Still all my song shall be. Nearer, my God, to Thee, Nearer to Thee!
Page 119 - As ye have done it unto' one of the least of these, ye have done it unto me ; " and again, " Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his life for another.
Page 19 - Wilkes having acted without any instructions from the Government, the subject is therefore free from the embarrassment which might have resulted if the act had been specially directed by us. Earl Russell on the same day writes to Lord Lyons, the British Minister at Washington, relating the facts of the case as he had received them from the commander of the colonial steamer Trent...
Page 394 - Wee, modest, crimson-tipped flower, Thou 'st met me in an evil hour ; For I maun crush amang the stoure Thy slender stem: To spare thee now is past my power, Thou bonnie gem. Alas! it 's no thy neibor sweet, The bonnie lark, companion meet, Bending thee 'mang the dewy weet' Wi' speckled breast, When upward-springing, blithe, to greet The purpling east.
Page 95 - And as the constant dropping of water will wear away a stone, so with that perpetual pricking bis conscience had become ulcerated.
Page 13 - ... consider political issues, including general activity and office holding. Typical of a feminist viewpoint is a passage from Mary Theresa Shelhamer's Life and Labor in the Spirit World (1885): She should have a voice in the affairs of the country under whose laws she lives and educates her children. . . . Some people pretend to fear that when women vote they will have no time for domestic affairs, and the institution of the home itself will be destroyed. . . . From the fuss made . . . one would...
Page 13 - ... by Utopists: of the 59 Utopias appearing before 1920, only 14 or 24 per cent favor suffrage, though 10 more consider political issues, including general activity and office holding. Typical of a feminist viewpoint is a passage from Mary Theresa Shelhamer's Life and Labor in the Spirit World (1885): She should have a voice in the affairs of the country under whose laws she lives and educates her children. . . . Some people pretend to fear that when women vote they will have no time for domestic...
Page 188 - None are so blind as those who will not see," and the trouble with our people today is that they will not see conditions as they are.
Page 85 - Indian spirit realm, there is "no hate, no anger, no fears disturb their minds; they grow in harmony, and gain that strength of mind which they send back to aid and assist the pale-faces through their chosen mediums.

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