The Family, Volumes 5-6

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American Association for Organizing Family Social Work, 1925
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Page 126 - I'll believe thee. Rom. If my heart's dear love Jul. Well, do not swear: although I joy in thee, I have no joy of this contract to-night : It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden ; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be, Ere one can say — It lightens.
Page 141 - He speaks to our capacity for delight and wonder, to the sense of mystery surrounding our lives; to our sense of pity, and beauty, and pain...
Page 88 - CIVILIZATION, taken in its wide ethnographic sense, is that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, morals, law, custom, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society.
Page 114 - But if any provide not for his own, and especially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
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Page 103 - I believe that social case work is a search for the truth for creative purposes in the personality of the client, and in all his relationships. It will share in the creative purTHE FAMILY poses of social discovery and social education in proportion as it rises out of a creative attitude on the part of the worker. I am assuming that one's attitude depends upon one's religion, one's philosophy of social work and of life, and upon the...
Page 99 - Till a voice, as bad as Conscience, rang interminable changes On one everlasting Whisper day and night repeated — so: " Something hidden. Go and find it. Go and look behind the Ranges — " Something lost behind the Ranges. Lost and waiting for you. Go...
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Page 100 - If anybody is wanted for a party, a nice person is the first thought of; when the child is christened, when the daughter is married, — all the joys of life are communicated to nice people ; the hand of the dying man is always held out to a nice person. " A nice person never knocks over wine or melted butter, does not tread upon the dog's foot, or molest the family cat, eats soup without noise, laughs in the right place, and has a watchful and attentive eye.

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