Beckwith's Almanac, Volumes 10-19

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Peck, White & Peck, 1857 - Almanacs
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Page 29 - The state of society is one in which the members have suffered amputation from the trunk, and strut about so many walking monsters, - a good finger, a neck, a stomach, an elbow, but never a man...
Page 2 - If the Spring put forth no blossoms, in Summer there will be no beauty, and in Autumn. no fruit. So if youth be trifled away without improvement, manhood will be contemptible, and old age miserable.
Page 9 - I used to slip out of the house, and go off with boys in the street. In the street I learned to lounge ; in the street I learned to swear , in the street I learned to smoke ; in the street I learned to gamble; in the street I learned to pilfer. Oh, sir, it is in the street the devil lurks to work the ruin of the young.
Page 29 - The planter, who is Man sent out into the field to gather food, is seldom cheered by any idea of the true dignity of his ministry He sees his bushel and his cart, and nothing beyond, and sinks into the farmer, instead of Man on the farm.
Page 1 - In the year 1916 there will be three eclipses of the Sun and two of the Moon. I. A partial eclipse of the Moon on 20 Jan., visible generally throughout the United States. The beginning occurs at 2h 55'" am, and the eclipse ends at 4h 24™ am II.
Page 29 - ... gather food, is seldom cheered by any idea of the true dignity of his ministry. He sees his bushel and his cart, and nothing beyond, and sinks into the farmer, instead of Man on the farm. The tradesman scarcely ever gives an ideal worth to his work, but is ridden by the routine of his craft, and the soul is subject to dollars. The priest becomes a form; the attorney a statute-book; the mechanic. a machine; the sailor a rope of the ship.

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