Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7

Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7

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"[...]and was turned out to die. But the mule did not die-nothing dies until hope dies. That mule pushed his way back into the throng and up and down he went, filled and comforted with the thought that he was doing his work-and all respected him and made way. If this story was invented by a comic poet of the time, devised by an enemy of Pericles, we see its moral, and think no less of Pericles. To inspire a mule with a passion for work and loyalty in a great cause is no mean thing. So richly endowed was Pericles that he was able to appreciate the best not only in men, but in literature, painting, sculpture, music, architecture and life as well. In him there was as near a perfect harmony as we have[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 254g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507708998
  • 9781507708996