The American Magazine, Volume 68

Crowell-Collier Publishing Company, 1909
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Página 589 - But the trees also commingle their roots in the darkness underground, and the islands also hang together through the ocean's bottom. Just so there is a continuum of cosmic consciousness, against which our individuality builds but accidental fences, and into which our several minds plunge as into a mother-sea or reservoir.
Página 635 - BLOW ye the trumpet, — blow ! — The gladly solemn sound ; — ' Let all the nations know, To earth's remotest bound, — The year of jubilee is come ; Return, ye ransomed sinners ! home.
Página 456 - But any one watching keenly the stealthy convergence of human lots, sees a slow preparation of effects from one life on another, which tells like a calculated irony on the indifference or the frozen stare with which we look at our unintroduced neighbor. Destiny stands by sarcastic with our dramatis persona) folded in her hand.
Página 64 - To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men — that is genius.
Página 589 - Out of my experience, such as it is (and it is limited enough) one fixed conclusion dogmatically emerges, and that is this, that we with our lives are like islands in the sea, or like trees in the forest. The maple and the pine may whisper to each other with their leaves, and Conanicut and Newport hear each other's foghorns. But the trees also commingle their roots in the darkness underground, and the islands also hang together through the ocean's bottom.
Página 99 - Low wages for the great majority of the laborers employed by the mills, not lower than other large cities, but low compared with the prices — so low as to be inadequate to the maintenance of a normal American standard of living; wages adjusted to the single man in the lodging house, not to the responsible head of a family.
Página 157 - Turning to the decree, it will be found that the Court enjoined the use of (1) the restricted use clause, which provides that the leased machinery shall not, nor shall any part thereof, be used upon shoes, etc., or portions thereof, upon which certain other operations have not been performed on other machines of the defendants; (2) the exclusive use clause, which provides that if the lessee fails to use exclusively machinery of certain kinds made by the lessor, the lessor shall have the right...
Página 533 - The State shall not permit any contract, covenant or agreement to be carried out having for its object the abridgment, loss or irrevocable sacrifice of the liberty of man, whether by reason of labor, education or religious vows.
Página 236 - The tenement districts of New York are places in which thousands of people are living in the smallest space in which it is possible for human beings to exist — crowded together in dark, ill-ventilated rooms, in many of which the sunlight never enters and in most of which fresh air is unknown.
Página 584 - But supposing the phenomena to be genuine — they do not interest me. If anybody would endow me with the faculty of listening to the chatter of old women and curates in the nearest cathedral town, I should decline the privilege, having better things to do. " A.nd if the folk in the spiritual world do not talk more wisely and sensibly than their friends report them to do, I put them in the same category.

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