The Crown of Wild Olive

The Crown of Wild Olive

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My Friends, -I have not come among you to-night to endeavour to give you an entertaining lecture; but to tell you a few plain facts, and ask you some plain, but necessary questions. I have seen and known too much of the struggle for life among our labouring population, to feel at ease, even under any circumstances, in inviting them to dwell on the trivialities of my own studies; but, much more, as I meet to-night, for the first time, the members of a working Institute established in the district in which I have passed the greater part of my life, I am desirous that we should at once understand each other, on graver matters. I would fain tell you, with what feelings, and with what hope, I regard this Institution, as one of many such, now happily established throughout England, as well as in other countries;-Institutions which are preparing the way for a great change in all the circumstances of industrial life; but of which the success must wholly depend upon our clearly understanding the circumstances and necessary limits of this changeshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 274 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 15.75mm | 793.78g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514792842
  • 9781514792841

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