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Old things may have been wise for that day, but new things represent our power
this day. If the man who is struggling on the hill-side will only stop to think of this
fact it may be of advantage to him. We revere the past, but tradition may have ...
... to declare that history had been baffled. The old order of things, the kings and
queens, said they, were sleeping. Soon they will wake up. Rome A TYPICAL
Rome taught us that such a thing could not be. Ancient Egypt declared its failure.
Modern France laughs with us. The French revolution was a failure. Therefore
this thing cannot stand. They called it a thing. They had lost sight of immortality.
... him in their native fastnesses. Horns of stag and moose decorate the halls, and
sea-turtles are the playthings of his children. He delights in overcoming things A
TYPICAL AMERICAN. 37.
He delights in overcoming things worth while, just to emphasize the supremacy of
man's genius. The same dominant spirit that sends him alone through the forest
on the trail of a panther spurs him into the thick of the fight during a political ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MrsLee - LibraryThing
I did not finish this book, and the first sentence from the first chapter may give you an idea why. "Restless as the sea his forefathers sailed to reach the new world; active as the soil that answered ... Read full review