Brave Men and Women eBook

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AT FIFTY-TWO.1
POOR RICHARD’S ADDRESS.2
II.7
WAS DR. FRANKLIN MEAN?—­JAMES PARTON’S ANSWER.7
JAMES PARTON’S ANSWER.8
III.11
11
THE MOTHER’S’ EDUCATION.12
THE SON’S TRAINING.12
DOMESTIC LOVE AND SOCIAL DUTY.13
IV.16
THE WIFE OF OUR SECOND PRESIDENT—­THE MOTHER OF OUR SIXTH.16
V.22
WHAT THEY GOT OUT OF LIFE.22
VI.26
THE MOLDER OF PUBLIC OPINION—­THE BRAVE JOURNALIST.26
THE MOLDER OF PUBLIC OPINION.27
THE BRAVE JOURNALIST.28
VII.31
THE TIMES WHEN HE APPEARED.31
A FLAMING ADVOCATE OF LIBERTY.33
LIBERTY OF SPEECH AND THOUGHT.34
POWER TO DISCERN THE RIGHT.35
THE MOB-BEATEN HERO TRIUMPHANT.36
VIII37
THE KINDLY WIFE OF THE GREAT POET.37
IX.41
HER CAREER AS A SINGER—­KINDNESS OF HEART.41
X.43
GATHERED FROM HIS SPEECHES, ADDRESSES, LETTERS, ETC.43
XI.45
A REMINISCENCE AT FORTY—­PICTURES OF RURAL LIFE.45
XII.48
HEROISM ON THE GREAT DEEP—­A MARTYR OF THE POLAR SEA.48
XIII.51
A QUAKER COURTSHIP, IN WHICH SHE WAS THE PRINCIPAL ACTOR.51
XIV.58
XV64
BITS OF COMMON SENSE AND WISDOM ON A GREAT SUBJECT.64
XVI.69
69
XVII.74
RELIGIOUS GRUMBLERS.74
GOOD-NATURE AND FIRMNESS.75
PATIENCE.76
ON SEIZING OPPORTUNITIES.76
FAULTS.77
HOME.77
MEN WHO ARE DOWN.78
HOPE.79
MY FIRST WIFE.80
HINTS AS TO THRIVING.80
TRY.81
XVIII.82
A NOBLE, SELF-SACRIFICING WOMAN.82
XIX.86
XX.93
AND OTHER POEMS.93
XXI.96
MICHAEL FARADAY—­SIR WILLIAM SIEMENS—­M.  PASTEUR.96
FARADAY.97
SIEMENS98
PASTEUR.100
XXII.102
ONE OF THE BEAUTIFUL CREATIONS OF A GREAT GENIUS.102
XXIII.108
THE NAPOLEON OF MERCHANTS—­HIS LIFE SUCCESSFUL, AND YET A FAILURE.108
XXIV.116
PLEASURE AFTER PAIN—­PAIN AFTER PLEASURE.116
XXV.120
AN OLD STORY IN A NEW LIGHT.120
XXVI.123
THE HEROINE OF THE CRIMEA.123
XXVII.128
HAWTHORNE-WASHINGTON, IRVING, AND OTHERS—­MADAME RECAMIER.128
HAWTHORNE.129
WASHINGTON AND IRVING.130
MADAME RECAMIER.132
XXVIII.133
133
OUR JUDGE ON DRILL.134
HIS MARRIAGE.135
LAW LECTURES.135
AT THE BAR.136
INTELLECTUAL POWER.138
ON THE BENCH.139
XXIX.140
HOW SHE TRAINED HERSELF, AND EDUCATED HER BOYS140
XXX.144
144
XXXI.149
149
MYTHS CONCERNING THE ORIGIN OF MUSIC.149
THE RELATION OF MUSIC TO WORK AND BLESSEDNESS.152
XXXII.154
A LIFE OF WONDER AND WARNING.154
XXXIII.159
NEW-YEAR’S EVE.159
XXXIV.160
FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT.160
XXXV.170
170
XXXVI.188
XXXVII.193
THE LAST SAXON KING OF ENGLAND.193
XXXVIII.195
THE LESSON OF A LONG AND USEFUL LIFE.195
GOODNESS.201
XXXIX.201
XL.205
AT HOME.205
XLI.208
A LEGEND OF THE FIRST CENTURY.208
XLII.210
THE PITH AND MARROW OF CERTAIN OLD PROVERBS.210
IF THE CAP FITS, WEAR IT.210
BURN A CANDLE AT BOTH ENDS, AND IT WILL SOON BE GONE.212
HUNCHBACK SEES NOT HIS OWN HUMP, BUT HE SEES HIS NEIGHBOR’S.212
A LOOKING-GLASS IS OF NO USE TO A BLIND MAN.212
DON’T CUT OFF YOUR NOSE TO SPITE YOUR FACE.213
IT IS HARD FOR AN EMPTY SACK TO STAND UPRIGHT.213
A HAND-SAW IS A GOOD THING, BUT NOT TO SHAVE WITH.214
TWO DOGS FIGHT FOR A BONE, AND A THIRD RUNS AWAY WITH IT.215
HE HAS A HOLE UNDER HIS NOSE.  AND HIS MONEY RUNS INTO IT.215
STICK TO IT AND DO IT.216
LIKE CAT LIKE KIT.216
A BLACK HEN LAYS A WHITE EGG.217
EVERY BIRD LIKES ITS OWN NEST.217
XLIII.218
FROM THE SHOEMAKER’S BENCH TO THE CHAIR OF VICE-PRESIDENT.218
XLIV.221
221
XLV.232
MANY PHASES AND MANY EXAMPLES.232
Work Its Own Reward236
A Little Child237
Death in Life237
With His Foes238
The Master238
Sacrifice239
XLVI.240
CROSSING THE NUBIAN DESERT.240
XLVII.244
WHICH SOME PEOPLE PERSIST IN INTRODUCING.244
XLVIII.246
THE GRACE DARLING OF AMERICA.246
XLIX.249
THE WIFE OF OUR SEVENTH PRESIDENT.249
L.255
ONE PANACEA FOR THEM—­AND ONE REFUGE.255
LI.258
LII.259
THE FRIEND AND DEFENDER OF LIBERTY ON TWO CONTINENTS.259
LIII.267
THE LESSON OF A USEFUL AND BEAUTIFUL LIFE.267
LIV.271
THE GLORY OF BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN.271
LV.275
INTRODUCTORY.275
I.276
II.276
III.276
IV.276
V.276
VI.276
VII.276
VIII.276
IX.276
X.276
XI.277
XII.277
XIII.277
XIV.277
XV.277
XVI.277
XVII.277
XVIII.277
XIX.277
XX.278
XXI.278
XXII.278
XXIII.278
XXIV.278
XXV.278
XXVI.278
XXVII.278
XXVIII.278
XXIX.278
XXX.279
XXXI.279
XXXII.279
XXXIII.279
XXXIV.279
XXXV.279
XXXVI.279
XXXVII.279
XXXVIII.279
XXXIX.279
XL.279
XLI.280
XLII.280
XLIII.280
XLIV.280
XLV.280
XLVI.280
XLVII.280
XLVIII.280
XLIX.280
L.280
LI.281
LII.281
LIII.281
LIV.281
LV.281
LVI.281
LVII.281
LVIII.281
LIX.281
LX.282
LXI.282
LXII.282
LXIII.282
LXIV.282
LXV.282
LXVI.282
LXVII.282
LXVIII.282
LXIX.283
LXX.283
LXXI.283
LXXII.283
LXXIII.283
LXXIV.283
LXXV.283
LXXVI.283
LXXVII.283
LXXVIII.283
LXXIX.283
LXXX.284
LXXXI.284
LXXXII.284
LXXXIII.284
LXXXIV.284
LXXXV.284
LXXXVI.284
LXXXVII.285
LXXXVIII.285
LXXXIX.285
XC.285
XCI.285
XCII.285
XCIII.285
XCIV.286
XCV.286
XCVI286
XCVII.286
XCVIII.286
XCIX.287
MONDAY NIGHT.287
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.287
FRIDAY NIGHT.288
C.288
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