Canadian Nationality, The Cry Of Labor, And Other Essays by Warren Franklin HathewayCanadian Nationality, The Cry Of Labor, And Other Essays by Warren Franklin Hatheway

Canadian Nationality, The Cry Of Labor, And Other Essays

byWarren Franklin Hatheway

Paperback | February 9, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1906 Excerpt: ... NATURE AND CHARACTER. It is plain living and plain speech that fit best as an armor for the life contest. So in conversation the simple thoughts, spoken simply, rush to their centre. The groaning tables and luxurious villas of Lucullus are not those things by which a nation grows. It is the Cimons and the Epaminondas whom we should emulate. Every soul needs its rest. Each has its plane and orbit. There are no double souls, even as there are no double stars. The constancy of one and the fortitude of another may seem like the red and green of double stars, but each has its orbit, although they may work in harmony. All souls need rest. Every time they enter into the forest's secret, or the sea's mystery, they become stronger. The Herculean grip of this world's necessity is on them. They struggle. Every time they return from forest or shore, they rise refreshed by the contact with earth. When society deprives us of love for mountain-lake and sandy r beaches then the soul is easily conquered, and we yield to the grip of the Hercules. Not until the Greek hero lifted Antaeus clear off his Mother Earth was he able to conquer him. This lesson is written on every society, Persian, Egyptian, Christian. Nationalism is deeper rooted than the mountains. Its basis is the divine. What a strong love we have for "The house where I was born, The little window where the sun Came peeping in at morn." Our nationalism is measured by our love for home, wife, children, sister, brother, father, mother. The roots of nationalism are found in the Swiss hut. It lies under the stone-pressed roof of the Tyrolese goat-herd. It breathes in the call of the shepherd on Italian hills and Scottish pastures. The energy of the thick-fleeced dog that rounds up the scattering sheep for a son of Ros...
Title:Canadian Nationality, The Cry Of Labor, And Other EssaysFormat:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217455131

ISBN - 13:9780217455138