The Conservator Volume 3-4

The Conservator Volume 3-4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ... Lloyd tones has spoken from his pulpit of "The Cause of the Toiler," and his discourse is now printed. It is thoroughly sympathetic. Joseph May publishes a sermon treating of" The Strict and Normal Humanity of Jesus." The Journal of Prison Discipline and Philanthropy brings a sad burden statistical and reflective. I am told that Mr. Salter's discussion of Jay Gould, and indeed of the labor question generally, is "inexcusably bitter." One critic marvels that a man otherwise so sweet, should, on this question, exhibit the club of the critic, and I am asked if Mr. Salter is not less "spiritual " than in earlier years. The wiser inference is, that Mr. Salter's old spirituality is now vocal against practical wrong. When he sees evil he hates it, and hating it, he spares no word in the expression of that hatred. But Mr. Salter never hates evil-doers. G. H. Palmer writes in the Forum to show that "morals ought never to be made the subject of instruction in any school, public or private. Many matters," he argues, "do not take their rise in knowledge at all. Morality does not. The boy is, as soon as he is born, adopted unconsciously into some sort of a moral world. While he is growing up and thinking of other things, habits of character are forming in him. By the time he comes to school he is incrusted with customs. The idea that his moral education can be fashioned by his teacher in the same way as his education in geography, is fantastic.... The college is the place for the study of ethics, and there ought to be no compulsion about it even there.... That school where neatness, courtesy, simplicity, obtain; where sneaks, liars, pretenders, and rough persons are despised--that school is engaged in...show more

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  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 431g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236543246
  • 9781236543240