The Conquest Of Death by Abbot KinneyThe Conquest Of Death by Abbot Kinney

The Conquest Of Death

byAbbot Kinney

Paperback | February 1, 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. 1893. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V. THE CHILD. THK treatment of the child involves so much more than it is ordinarily considered to do, and the improvement of our immortality as represented by the child is of such paramount importance, that it seems reasonable to consider this subject from a very wide point of view. Our lives are affected by events of to-day and still more by those accumulated influences from the past ages of the world's history. Those events already accomplished are beyond our control. The effects of our deeds will likewise be beyond the control of our descendants. While the past cannot be changed, it may still act as a guide to prevent the repetition of error. Thus is the utility of the study of the bygone made clear. The history of a family is interesting in its indications of the weaknesses to be anticipated and overcome, and of the strong points to be developed and brought out in the children of such families. These ancient influences may well deserve our attention and repay some study, in that they show the importance of regulating our own lives to secure the best heritage of health and character for our children. We may transmit an inheritance physical, mental, and moral from our life of to-day to our lives of to-morrow. The inheritance may be one for salvation or one for damnation. It rests largely with the individual as to which it shall be. As we are influenced and our lives colored by the acts of our fathers, mothers, grandfathers, grandmothers, and ancestors, so our children's lives will be largely stamped and controlled by what we do before their birth. A young man or woman who contracts preventable disease through ignorance, carelessness, or folly, and thereby injures the physique, or who by idleness or excess enters the camp of vice and thereby inj...
Title:The Conquest Of DeathFormat:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217113826

ISBN - 13:9780217113823