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The Life of the Spirit
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 372

The Life of the Spirit

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2006-04-01
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  • Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

The severity of Christ, the teacher of love, is more terrible than that of the sternest Old Testament lawgiver, because the test he applies not only tries conduct but searches motive. The law is satisfied when restoration is made or the penalty paid; it cannot go further. But to love, which searches the heart as with a lighted torch, these are only the external signs of repentance; it cannot rest short of a complete cleansing of the spirit. With a severity born of a passionate determination to make the best in every man supreme, it will accept nothing less than final and lasting purification.-from "Chapter XVIII: The Soul of Goodness"Alternating stern harshness with gentle compassion, Hamilt...

Norse Stories Retold From The Eddas
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 258

Norse Stories Retold From The Eddas

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Parables of Life
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 156

Parables of Life

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2006-04-01
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  • Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

Re-issued in paperback for the first time in over 100 years is Hamilton Wright Mabie's superb collection of essays on how to carry on through life's sometimes-trying circumstances. Fashioned by the literary Ann Landers of his day and originally released in 1902, these illuminating fables include: The Inflexible Guide The Waiting Figure The Last Judgment Behind the Mask At the End of the Journey That Which Abides The Touch of Nature Out of the Agony Dream and Reality Out of Pain The Awakening Knowledge or Life The Dead Soul Vision and Toil The Easter VisionA small gem to treasure, these are marvelous tales to reflect upon and relish.Native New Yorker, HAMILTON WRIGHT MABIE (1845-1916), graduated from Williams College in 1867 and received a law degree from Columbia University in 1869. He served on the staff of the Christian Union, eventually becoming its associate editor. Considering his exceptional career as an essayist and critic, he also edited a number of anthologies for children. Other works include: Norse Stories Retold from the Eddas (1901), Legends Every Child Should Know (1906) and Heroes Every Child Should Know (1908).

Books and Culture
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 106

Books and Culture

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2012-02-07
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  • Publisher: tredition

This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.

Legends That Every Child Should Know
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 229

Legends That Every Child Should Know

Introduce a young reader in your life to the unparalleled thrill of legends and folk tales with this globe-spanning collection from Hamilton Wright Mabie. With tales from the Middle Ages to the 19th century, it's a comprehensive and easy-to-read compendium of the rich tradition of myths, legends, and folklore that will enchant audiences of all ages.

Nature and Culture
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 430

Nature and Culture

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2016-05-18
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  • Publisher: Palala Press

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

A Child of Nature
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 127

A Child of Nature

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Under the Trees
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 194

Under the Trees

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Heroes Every Child Should Know
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 260

Heroes Every Child Should Know

The endeavour has been made in this volume to bring together the heroic men of different races periods and types; and in the selection of material the most attractive intelligent and authoritative literature has been drawn upon.

Young Folk's Treasury Volume III - in 12 Volumes
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 772

Young Folk's Treasury Volume III - in 12 Volumes

This wonderful collection of stories for children, contains a wealth of classic tales adapted for the younger reader. It includes 'Don Quixote', Gulliver's Travel', 'The Arabian Nights', 'The Pilgrim's Progress', 'Robinson Crusoe', and many more. It is an excellent work for exposing youngsters to great works of literature in a form easily understood by the developing mind. Accompanying our republication of this volume, we have included a brand new introductory biography on the editor of the work, American Essayist, Hamilton Wright Mabie.