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A Point In Morals

Auhtor: Ellen Glasgow

Language: english

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Review by Beth Cholette, March 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Point In Morals':

The shadowy third.--Dares gift.--The past.--Whispering leaves.--A point in morals.--The difference.--Jordans end.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Point In Morals':


... of accent. You mean that the survival of the fittest is checkmated, remarked a young journalist travelling in the interest of a New York ...
... Captain? There is no doubt, remarked the journalist, looking up from a conversation he had drifted into with a lawyer from one of the ...
... girl in the yachting-cap, and must be considered separately. Every sentiment has its fanatics - philanthropy as well as religion. But we don't judge ...
... that I don't see him chopping off the heads of his three thousand prisoners. Oh, I don't think that any of us are sighing for a revival ...
... it is in merely an embryonic state - The alienist laid down his fork and leaned forward. He was a notable-looking man of some thirty-odd ...
... more conservative, but that he grows less radical - Rather that he grows less in every direction, added the Englishman, except in physical ...
... his eyes upon me, I became unpleasantly conscious of his presence. He was thin almost to emaciation, and yet there was a muscular suggestion of physical ...
... book at the bottom of my bag, and, unfastening the strap, in my search for the book I laid a number of small articles upon the seat beside me, among them ...
... across from me leaned out, looking back upon the neutral sky, the sparse patches of heather, and the flock of sheep. 'What a tone the heather ...
... so. 'Are you a sensible man?' I bowed. 'And a philosopher?' 'In amateur fashion.' With fevered ...
... years ago. My father was a politician of note, whose honor was held to be unimpeachable - which was a mistake. His name doesn't matter, but he became ...
... I couldn't help it, and I did it. A month later I left her. I changed my name and went to Belfast, where I resolved to become an honest man. It was ...
... man who signed somebody's name to a check and got me to present it. Then we quarrelled about the money, and the man threw the job on me and the affair ...
... I observed. 'And there is - your package.' My first impulse promised me to force the vial from him. He was a slight man, ...
... of your self-destruction.' 'Don't be a fool!' he retorted. 'Speak honestly, and say that because of a little moral shrinkage on your part ...
... - ' I blushed. 'Oh, I didn't mean to hit you,' I responded. He took no notice. 'I like my wife,' he said. 'She is ...
... I, with my pretence of philosophic latitudinarianism, alight at my station, leaving him to swallow the acid and die like a rat in a cage before the ...
... The Englishman smiled. Can a woman ever consider the ethical side of a question when the sympathetic one is visible? he asked. The ...
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