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A Fleece Of Gold

Auhtor: Charles Stewart Given

Language: english
Published: 1905

Genres:

myth,  instructional
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Review by C. F. Hill, May 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Fleece Of Gold':

... through.. III. The Messenger of Fate, They seized the favourable moment.. IV. The Active Hand, They plied their oars with vigor.. V. ...
... picture of the scene: At the time appointed the people assembled at the grove of Mars, and the king assumed his royal seat, while the multitude covered ...
... a cardinal, and Bossuet was known by his eloquence at sixteen Pascal wrote a great work. Ignatius Loyola before he was thirty began his pilgrimage, ...
... the same age finds H. W. Longfellow writing for the Portland Gazette. At fourteen John Quincy Adams was private secretary to Francis H. Dana, American ...
... minds of the people, and at twenty-nine John Jay, youngest member of the Continental Congress, was chosen to draw up the address to the British Nation. These ...
... seekers after knowledge in the schools and colleges throughout the land, the men of fame in the halls of Congress molding the affairs of the Nation, ...
... and when he gets it his senses become as metallic as the object of his affection. Therefore, if we are of this type, simply seeking the Golden Fleece ...
... has been wise in the distribution of her talents. Anticipating the havoc of endowing all mankind with equal powers, she established a wide diversity in ...
... to institutions of learning. These, while possessing a decided advantage, by no means have a monopoly of learning. Genius finds opportunity in the ...
... I knock unbidden once at every gate If sleeping wake if feasting, rise before I turn away. It is the hour of fate, And they who follow me reach every ...
... of sleepy monotony, awakening the passions in the soul, rousing our powers to action. At the door of your life and mine comes this silent, veiled figure, ...
... is destined to meet with failure. Self-reliance is the passport to success. The man who is continually bemoaning a lack of opportunity acknowledges ...
... walls of Fort Donelson. Behind them Buckner's gray legions stood ready for action. It was the hour of fate. Grant pressed on, the Confederates surrendered ...
... most pronounced physical characteristic differentiating man from the lower animals. The chimpanzee and the gorilla, closely allied to the human species ...
... In every tiny seed lies concealed this mysterious force-only a spark of life which, encouraged by nature, springs into a waving harvest. This very ...
... all the time, is the great principle of life and progress. Without it the most perfect engine, gigantic in proportions and costly in equipment, is ...
... In the preceding chapter we viewed it from the standpoint of the individual-as if he were the sole occupant of the boat, rowing toward a purely ...
... the highest order of service as well. The paying of taxes does not placate the demands which society makes upon you. It demands yourself-body, ...
... above who are a national menace, Idleness breeds vice. Industry enhances the virtues. When a man ceases to work he retrogrades he becomes a stranger ...
... to rise above the ordinary and the common state in which they find themselves. This is a deplorable condition, seriously detracting from the sum ...