Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization: As Preserved and Presented by the World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, 第 4 卷

Ferd. P. Kaiser, Publishing Company, 1908

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第 1620 頁 - the recovery of your sick, or the return of your absent friend, or some other quite external event, raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing for you. Do not believe it. It can never be so. Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles. From
第 1625 頁 - have remained a sunny garden-flower, with no room for its roots and too much sunshine for its head, by the falling of the walls and the neglect of the gardener is made the banian of the forest, yielding shade and fruit to wide neighborhoods of men. From the essay on * Compensation.
第 1491 頁 - to represent mechanic people He was deeply conversant in the Ancients, both Greek and Latin, and he borrowed boldly from them; there is scarce a poet or historian among the Roman authors of those times whom he has not translated in
第 1288 頁 - to man" (his darling creature), to whom he gave the best gift either God could bestow or man receive; and it is the most sordid piece of folly and ingratitude in the world to withhold from the sex the due lustre which the advantages of education give to the natural beauty of their minds.
第 1376 頁 - A CHILD'S DREAM OF A STAR THERE was once a child, and he strolled about a good deal, and thought of a number of things. He had a sister, who was a child too, and his constant companion. These two used to wonder all day long. They wondered at the beauty of the flowers; they wondered at the height and
第 1598 頁 - retain a certain grandeur, and will represent to future beholders the unknown, the inevitable, the divine. No man can quite exclude this element of necessity from his labor. No man can quite emancipate himself from his age and country; or produce a model in which the education, the religion, the politics, usages, and arts, of
第 1286 頁 - necessary ornament to a woman. Or, How much worse is a wise woman than a fool ? or, What has the woman done to forfeit the privilege of being taught? Does she plague us with her pride and impertinence ? Why did we not let her learn, that she
第 1375 頁 - will be disposed to exclaim with violence, at the intrusion of Bibliomaniacs — ' What walls can guard me, or what shades can hide ? They pierce my thickets, through my grot they glide
第 1629 頁 - man is, the better he is. He likes his saddle. You may read theology, and grammar, and metaphysics elsewhere. Whatever you get here, shall smack of the earth and of real life, sweet, or smart, or stinging. He makes no hesitation to entertain you with the records of his disease; and his
第 1617 頁 - reproduce the Foreworld again. As our religion, our education, our art look abroad, so does our spirit of society. All men plume themselves on the improvement of society, and no man improves. Society never advances. It recedes as fast on one side as it gains on the other. Its progress is only apparent, like the workers of a treadmill. It undergoes continual changes: it is