The Faith Doctor

The Faith Doctor

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"[...]permitted to adopt that which flatters his self-love or serves his immediate purpose. "Great powers accidentally determined in a given direction" is what some one has called it. Millard was hardly a man of great powers, but he was a man of no small intelligence. If he had been sufficiently bedeviled by poverty at the outset who knows that he might not have hardened into a stock-jobbing prestidigitator, and made the world the poorer by so much as he was the richer? On the other hand, he might perhaps have been a poet. Certainly a man of his temperament and ingenuity might by practice have come to write rondeaus, ballades, and those other sorts of soap-bubble verse just now in fashion; and if he[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.95mm | 403.7g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507719132
  • 9781507719138