The Philistine, a Periodical of Protest Volume 22

The Philistine, a Periodical of Protest Volume 22

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905-01-01 edition. Excerpt: ...to do her honor--none dare publicly oppose her, so strong is her hold upon the love of the people. Physically Mrs. Carter is small and slight, but her gently curved Roman nose and strong chin make you think of Voltaire when he shook his bony finger at every hypocrite in Christendom--only this, that while Mrs. Carter has wit, she is not cynical. Mrs. Carter in her rich black silk dress, with her lace mitts, the gold-bowed glasses, and the sparkling eyes, makes you think of some old daguerreotype you have found hidden away in lace and lavender. She is a spiritual sister of Jane Addams--a reincarnation of Elizabeth Fry, the Quakeress who visited every prison and insane asylum of England, and said to the troubled spirits, "Peace, be still," and then informed the bigwigs in charge how they should mend their ways. An active, tireless worker for humanity is Mrs. Carter--one who THE PHI gives herself for the benefit of her race--a true LISTING savior of mankind--a redeemer--for one such great, strong unselfish soul in each community would actually redeem the world. ( jX J Fortitude: That quality of mind which does not care what happens as long as it does not happen to us. j jt jt Your Cosmic Self is the shining mirror before which the endless procession of life passes. You are that mirror and you are in that pro-cession. Wonderful? Well, rather. All effort of hand and brain is expression. No two natures express the same thing or in the same way. The hand does no useful thing, save as it is directed by thought; and the higher and nobler the thought, the more divine the joy of life. So far as we know there is nothing better than the Now and Here. The rainbow of hope is simply for the illumination of the Present, and the...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236888332
  • 9781236888334