Bostonia, Volumes 4-5

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Boston University, 1903
 

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Page 11 - He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by the name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Page 4 - I solemnly request of him to do his best and wisest in the matter, as I feel assured he will. There is incidentally a quantity of Autobiographic Record in my notes to this Manuscript ; but except as subsidiary and elucidative of the text I put no value on such. Express biography of me I had really rather that there should be none. James Anthony Froude John Forster and my Brother John, will make earnest survey of the Manuscript and its subsidiaries there or elsewhere, in respect to this as well as...
Page 18 - The East bow'd low before the blast In patient, deep disdain; She let the legions thunder past, And 'plunged in thought again.
Page 5 - ... more ample relief on the part of the State than they have hitherto enjoyed. To devise the fittest ways and means for making such provision, however difficult, is one of the highest obligations of every community based on the moral foundations of Christianity. A more intimate...
Page 10 - Rotation of the Earth," co-authored with Walter Munk. In addition, he is the author of over 100 articles on scientific subjects. Dr. MacDonald is also a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and thirteen professional and scientific societies.
Page 4 - Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle,' is to me naturally, in my now bereaved state, of endless value, though of what value to others I cannot in the least clearly judge ; and, indeed, for the last four years am imperatively forbidden to write further on it ; or even to look further into it.
Page 4 - ... insurance. But likewise those who are disabled in consequence of old age or invalidity possess a well-founded claim to a more ample relief on the part of the State than they have hitherto enjoyed.
Page 23 - It was selected by the American Library Association as one of the best books of the year, and also as one of the books for a model village library to be exhibited at the St.
Page 7 - To have been reticent would have implied that there was something to hide, and, taking Carlyle all in all, there never was a man — I at least never knev ot one — whose conduct in life would better bear the fiercest light which can be thrown upon it.

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