Top of page Introduction Perhaps you have said to yourself that you really ought to learn more about the Bible. But you just never get around to it.
Quotes[ edit ] I haven't a particle of confidence in a man who has no redeeming petty vices whatsoever. I'll risk forty dollars that he can outjump any frog in Calaveras county. I don't see no p'ints about that frog that's any better'n any other frog.
He was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie.
John Paul Cited by: Quoted in Mark Twain's Letters, volume ii, p. Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.
Tomorrow night I appear for the first time before a Boston audience — critics. Arranged with CommentVol. Barring that natural expression of villainy which we all have, the man looked honest enough.
Formerly, if you killed a man, it was possible that you were insane—but now, if you, having friends and money, kill a man, it is evidence that you are a lunatic. Is not this insanity plea becoming rather common?
Is it not so common that the reader confidently expects to see it offered in every criminal case that comes before the courts? It has defended official criminals, on party pretexts, until it has created a United States Senate whose members are incapable of determining what crime against law and the dignity of their own body is—they are so morally blind—and it has made light of dishonesty till we have as a result a Congress which contracts to work for a certain sum and then deliberately steals additional wages out of the public pocket and is pained and surprised that anybody should worry about a little thing like that.
Benjamin Franklin did a great many notable things for his country, and made her young name to be honored in many lands as the mother of such a son. It is not the idea of this memoir to ignore that or cover it up.
No; the simple idea of it is to snub those pretentious maxims of his, which he worked up with a great show of originality out of truisms that had become wearisome platitudes as early as the dispersion from Babel.
This poor little one-horse town. A baby is an inestimable blessing and bother. Letter to Annie Moffett Webster September 1, The funniest things are the forbidden. We haven't all had the good fortune to be ladies; we haven't all been generals, or poets, or statesmen; but when the toast works down to the babies, we stand on common ground.Mick had the impression the angel was persona non grata up in Heaven, but it seemed he still had some ins and outs.
The elbow pressing him against the wall eased up a bit, after one sharp look from Dean weighing him. “He was human, right?” Dean asked.
“Oh yes-“ “Technically,” Sam muttered. Part 1: Background and Definitions Overview of the Meaning of Calvinism In any meaningful discussion of a subject like Calvinism and free will, it is critically important to carefully define one’s terms.
Author's Note. This study was originally published in It has long been out of print. Even though it was well received and widely circulated I have steadfastly refused to reissue it until the whole matter could be carefully reconsidered and rewritten.
Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction,and there are many who go in by it. Because narrow is the gate and difficult . ARTICLES, TALKS, and the like. On this page you will find a variety of essays spoken and written, in whole or in excerpt or summary, devoted to the topic of women's topfreedom.
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