The Tents of Wickedness

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D. Appleton & Company, 1907 - American fiction - 472 pages
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Page 77 - O SING unto the Lord a new song: for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.
Page 85 - He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, And he who has one enemy shall meet him everywhere.
Page 390 - You may do what you like, mankind will believe no one but God; and he only can persuade mankind who believes that God has spoken to him. No one can give faith unless he has faith ; the persuaded persuade, as the indulgent disarm.
Page 97 - ' This truly tragic conflict appeals to our spirit because it is of the spirit, being a conflict "between powers that rule man's spiritual life and have the right to rule it. They are the substance of humanity, and especially of man's ethical nature. The family and the state, the bond of parent and child, of brother and sister, of husband and wife, of citizen and ruler, or citizen and citizen, with the obligations and feelings appropriate to these bonds ; and again the powers of personal love and...
Page 99 - He either fears his fate too much, or his deserts are small, who fears to put it to the test, and win or lose it all," was written by a poet who understood frail human nature. Organized labor needs development of and exercise of moral courage. Then will It come into its own, and not before.
Page 450 - She pulled it out of her pocket and handed it to him. He read it with keen eyes and a darkening face. " She sails to-morrow, you see," she said, watching his expression.
Page 385 - Did they?" added Mr. Lowington, with difficulty avoiding the disrespect of laughing in the face of the learned gentleman. " They did ; and it must be as clear to you as it is to me, that such conduct is utterly subversive of anything like good discipline.
Page 276 - No man shall be disseized nor deprived of his property nor his liberties taken from him except by the law of the land," and by "the law of the land...
Page 349 - S. Francis de Sales used to say that ignorance was almost as bad as malice in a priest, and that knowledge was a kind of eighth sacrament of the Church. " They are really righteous,
Page 294 - ... irregular intervals, and so by degrees a correspondence was established. And those letters were a great comfort to Polly ; the morning that brought her one meant the beginning of a happy day in her quiet life. She never dreamt how the little, careful, prim ones she wrote in reply, were prized, and she would not have believed it, if any one had told her that she was slowly stealing into the world of quiet and thought, and books and sunshine which had once been everything to Richard Brandford....

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