Life struggles: an autobiographic record of the earlier trials and later triumphs of J.I. Hillocks, ed. by G. Gilfillan

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J.S. Marr, 1876 - 184 strani

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Stran 63 - No man practises so well as he writes. I have all my life long been lying till noon; yet I tell all young men, and tell them with great sincerity, that nobody who does not rise early will ever do any good.
Stran 39 - All places that the eye of heaven visits Are to a wise man ports and happy havens. Teach thy necessity to reason thus ; There is no virtue like necessity.
Stran 73 - I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute.
Stran 133 - ... hour ; It smiles in the sunshine, and weeps in the shower ; And the footstep falls on the wayside flower ! Now see, my dear child, in the wayside flower, The joys and the sorrows of life's passing hour ; The footstep of time hastens on in its power ; And soon we must fall like the wayside flower Yet know, my dear child, that the wayside flower Shall revive in its season, and bloom its brief hour ; That again we shall blossom in beauty and power, Where the foot never falls on the wayside flower...
Stran ii - expressing in one terse phrase, his energy as a man, and his hope as a Christian." Christian Word — " It is a story that ought to inspire young men in their wrestle with fortune in her sternest moods. " Arbroath Guide — " The account of Mr. Hillocks' life is interesting, and we recommend the book to the notice of young men especially.
Stran 133 - There's a moral, my child, in the wayside flower : There's an emblem of life in its short-Iiv'd hour ; It smiles in the sunshine, and weeps in the shower ; And the footstep falls on the wayside flower ! Now see, my dear child, in the wayside flower...

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