As a Matter of Course

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Roberts Brothers, 1894 - Conduct of life - 135 pages
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Page 134 - Blinds it, and makes all error : and ' to know ' Rather consists in opening out a way Whence the imprisoned splendor may escape, Than in effecting entry for a light Supposed to be without.
Page 134 - Truth is within ourselves ; it takes no rise From outward things, whate'er you may believe. There is an inmost centre in us all, Where truth abides in fulness ; and around, Wall upon wall, the gross flesh hems it in, This perfect, clear perception — which is truth.
Page 96 - The soul is not carried away by outward things, so that it cannot make all necessary reflections; neither does it make those continual references to self, that a jealous sense of its own excellence multiplies to infinity. That freedom of the soul, which looks straight onward in its path, losing no time to reason upon its steps, to study them, or to contemplate those that it has already taken, is true simplicity.
Page 144 - This little book is made up of selections from Scripture, and verses of poetry, and prose selections for each day of the year. We turn with confidence to any selections of this kind which Mrs. Tileston may make, In her ' Quiet Hours,
Page 137 - This volume, which is written in a very interesting and entertaining style, is a moderate and judicious effort to persuade Americans that they are living too hard and too fast, and to point out specifically the physical and intellectual results of incessant strain.
Page 142 - The author writes earnestly and warmly, but without prejudice, and her volume is an eloquent plea for the amelioration of the evils with which she deals. In the present importance into which the labor question generally has loomed, this volume is a timely and valuable contribution to its literature, and merits wide reading and careful thought. — Saturday Evening Gazette. She has given us a most effective picture of the condition of New York workingwomen, because she has brought to the study of...
Page 142 - ... she has the faculty of winning confidence and extracting the truth. She is sympathetic, but not a sentimentalist ; she appreciates exactness in facts and figures ; she can see both sides of a question, and she has abundant common sense. — New York Tribune. Helen Campbell's " Prisoners of Poverty " is a striking example of the trite phrase that " truth is stranger than fiction.
Page 1 - THE MINOR TACTICS OF CHESS A Treatise on the Deployment of the Forces in Obedience to Strategic Principle.
Page 144 - It is an excellent book for private devotion or for use at the family altar." — Christian Register. " It is made up of brief selections in prose and verse, with accompanying texts of Scripture, for every day in...
Page 140 - Town arti country need more improving, enthusiastic work to redeem them from barrennest and indolence. Our girls need a chance to do independent work, to study practical business, to fill their minds with other thoughts than the petty doings o4 neighbors.

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