Progressive Men, Women, and Movements of the Past Twenty-five Years

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New Arena, 1914 - Arena - 316 pages

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Page 278 - press, and against all violations of the Constitution to silence by force, and not by reason, the complaints or criticisms, just or unjust, of our citizens against the conduct of their agents.
Page 183 - See thou do it not, for I am thy fellow-servant and of thy brethren the prophets.
Page 278 - It is now no child's play to save the principles of Jefferson from total overthrow in this nation. The principles of Jefferson are the definitions and axioms
Page 287 - not protect its humblest and most hated member in the free utterance of his opinions, no matter how false or hateful, is only a gang of slaves.
Page 115 - of his own nature and consequent conduct, neither being prevented from having whatever good his action normally brings him, nor allowed to shoulder off onto other persons whatever ill is brought to him by his
Page 306 - whether a regime of license and monopoly will tend to hasten that even as much as one of freedom and conciliation. "Let us not be infected with the Gallic spirit of regulation and reglementation for their own abstract sakes. Let us not grow hysterical about
Page 201 - appeared ; and I apprehended for the first time, in their spiritual meaning, Jesus' teaching and demonstration, and the Principle and rule of spiritual Science and metaphysical healing,—in a word, Christian Science!
Page 304 - No one would attempt to cure people without the instruction required. "But the present condition of medical knowledge is widely different from such a state. Both as to principle and as to practice our knowledge is deplorably imperfect. The whole face of medicine changes unexpectedly from one generation to another, in consequence of widening experience; and as we look back, with a mixture of
Page 272 - fog the Woodhouse escaped. One of the ministers then received word: 'Cut through and steer your straightest course and mind nothing but me.' This they did, holding a meeting each day and having such good fortune that but three meetings were omitted during the long voyage on account of storms.
Page 181 - She should verify and distinguish. All human knowledge is but picking and culling. The circumstance that the false is mingled with the true furnishes no excuse for rejecting the whole mass. When was the tare an excuse for refusing the corn? Hoe out the weed error,