Manhood's Morning: A Book to Young Men Between Fourteen and Twenty-eight Years of Age

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Uplift Publishing Company, 1903 - 308 pagine
 

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Pagina 236 - In the Spring a fuller crimson comes upon the Robin's breast ; In the Spring the wanton lapwing gets himself another crest ; In the Spring a livelier iris changes on the burnished dove ; In the Spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.
Pagina 276 - New occasions teach new duties ; Time makes ancient good uncouth ; They must upward still, and onward, who would keep abreast of Truth ; Lo, before us gleam her camp-fires ! we ourselves must Pilgrims be, Launch our Mayflower, and steer boldly through the desperate winter sea, Nor attempt the Future's portal with the Past's blood-rusted key.
Pagina 142 - Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Pagina 62 - The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight, But they, while their companions slept. Were toiling upward in the night.
Pagina 62 - The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between men, between the feeble and the powerful, the great and the insignificant, is energy — invincible determination ; a purpose once fixed and then death or victory. That quality will do anything that can be done in this world, and no talents, no circumstances, no opportunities, will make a two-legged creature a man without it.
Pagina 264 - Most writers— poets in especial— prefer having it understood that they compose by a species of fine frenzy— an ecstatic intuition— and would positively shudder at letting the public take a peep behind the scenes, at the elaborate and vacillating crudities of thought— at the true purposes seized only at the last moment— at the innumerable glimpses of idea that arrived not at the maturity of full view— at the...
Pagina 311 - What a Young Boy Ought to Know." "What a Young Man Ought to Know." "What a Young Husband Ought to Know.' "What a Man of 45 Ought to Know.
Pagina 204 - Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small; Though with patience he stands waiting, with exactness grinds he all.
Pagina 100 - But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's meat, nor with the wine which he drank : therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.
Pagina 18 - What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason! how infinite in faculty! in form, in moving, how express and admirable! in action how like an angel! in apprehension how like a god! the beauty of the world! the paragon of animals!

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