Ten Times One is Ten

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Little, Brown, 1917 - 110 pages

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Page 90 - Every great scientific truth goes through three stages. First, people say it conflicts with the Bible. Next, they say it has been discovered before. Lastly, they say they have always believed it Christian Science goes to the bottom of mental action, and reveals the theodicy which indicates the Tightness Theodicy.
Page 98 - To look up and not down. To look forward and not back, To look out and not in, — and To lend a hand.
Page 46 - that the first thing I saw when I opened my eyes was the face of a friend? At least I call him a friend.
Page 17 - Agassiz? — said, when he first came here, that one of the amazing things which he found in America was, that no set of men could get together to do anything, though there were but five of them, unless they first
Page 17 - If ten men of botany met in a hotel in Switzerland to hear a paper on the habits of Tellia Guilielmensis, they sat down and heard it But if nine men of botany here meet to hear a paper read on Shermania Rogeriana, they have to spend the first day, first in a temporary organization, then in appointing a committee to draw a constitution, then in correcting the draft made by them, then in appointing a committee to nominate officers, and then in choosing a president, vice-president, two secretaries,...
Page 70 - HARRY WADSWORTH'S MOTTO. *' To look up and not down ; To look out and not in ; and To look forward and not back ; To lend a hand.
Page 62 - is what you1 call a piece of buncombe ; but, for all that, it is true. The old statement is true, that if you import into Russia a bottle of champagne or a piece of broadcloth, you import liberal ideas there as truly as if you imported Tom Paine. Commerce is no missionary to carry more or better than you have at home. But what you have at home, be it gospel or be it drunkenness, commerce carries the world over. As what'shis-name said, the walking-beam of Livingstone s steam-launch preached as well...
Page 61 - things that are of good report ; ' they love their fellow-men, and put their religion into their lives. We cannot describe them so well any other way, as by quoting what Mr. Hale says about the ' Harry Wadsworth people : ' ' The free-masonry was that you found everywhere a cheerful outlook — a perfect determination to relieve suffering, and a certainty that it could be relieved ; a sort of sweetness of disposition which comes, I think, from the habit of looking across the line, as if death were...
Page 85 - ... Dutton was there, evidently no day older than he was when in California he ran for his life. Widdifield met college pupils of his, whom he had not seen since he preached in Newark in New Jersey. Mrs. Corcoran met some people from the Old Country who had been living in Honolulu for twenty years; but on conversation it proved that from their old home in Ballykeir they could see Stevie's Mount in the sunrise, which she, Mrs. Corcoran, always saw in the sunset, when, as a little girl, she came and...
Page 48 - and " Lady Geraldine " to them. And her pale face flushed at last, and her silence thawed, and she did leave the griddle at last and came and sat at the corner of the table, as she warmed up to tell how Will Morton laid down the book one night and talked to them all about Harry. And of course she told many stories of him, which I cannot repeat here ; and then Mabel got to telling some stories that I had told her. And Celia felt as if Mabel and she were old friends, and told her more about Will Morton,...

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