Social Morality: Twenty-one Lectures Delivered in the University of Cambridge

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Macmillan, 1893 - 414

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Strona 38 - Sclavonians, supplying the greater part of it ; and indeed the difficulty, at the present « stage of the inquiry, is to know where to stop, to say of what races of men it is not allowable to lay down that the society in which they are united was originally organised on the patriarchal model.
Strona 41 - But if I cannot plant resolve on hope, It will stand firm on certainty of woe. I choose the ill that is most like to end With my poor being. Hopes have precarious life. They are oft blighted, withered, snapped sheer off In vigorous growth and turned to rottenness. But faithfulness can feed on suffering, And knows no disappointment.

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