The Man Without a Country and Other Tales eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 288 pages of information about The Man Without a Country and Other Tales.

“‘What Career?’ is a book which will do anybody good to read; especially is it a profitable book for young men to ’read, mark, and inwardly digest.’  Mr. Hale seems to know what young men need, and here he gives them the result of his large experience and careful observation.  A list of the subjects treated in this little volume will sufficiently indicate its scope:  (1) The Leaders Lead; (2) The Specialties; (3) Noblesse Oblige; (4) The Mind’s Maximum; (5) A Theological Seminary; (6) Character; (7) Responsibilities of Young Men; (8) Study Outside School; (9) The Training of Men; (10) Exercise.”—­Watchman.

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[Footnote A:  After Chapman.]

[Footnote B:  After Cowper and Pope.  Long after!]

[Footnote C:  Iliad, vi.]

[Footnote D:  Iliad, vi—­POPE.]

[Footnote E:  Iliad, xii., after Sotheby.]

[Footnote F:  I do not know that this explanation is at all clear.  Let me, as the mathematicians say, give an instance which will illustrate the importance of this profession.  It is now a few months since I received the following note from a distinguished member of the Cabinet:—­

    “WASHINGTON, January ——­, 1842.

“DEAR SIR:—­We are in a little trouble about a little thing.  There are now in this city no less than three gentlemen bearing credentials to government as Charges from the Republic of Oronoco.  They are, of course, accredited from three several home governments.  The President signified, when the first arrived, that he would receive the Charge from that government, on the 2d proximo, but none of us know who the right Charge is.  The newspapers tell nothing satisfactory about it.  I suppose you know:  can you write me word be fore the 2d?
“The gentlemen are:  Dr. Estremadura, accredited from the ’Constitutional Government,’—­his credentials are dated the 2d of November; Don Paulo Vibeira, of the ‘Friends of the People,’ 5th of November; M. Antonio de Vesga, ‘Constitution of 1823,’ October 27th.  They attach great importance to our decision, each having scrip to sell.  In haste, truly yours.”

To this letter I returned the following reply:—­

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