The Life Of Horace Greeley; Founder Of The New York Tribune, With Extended Notices Of Many Of His…

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byLurton Dunham Ingersoll

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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. 1873. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX B. MR. GREELEY ON THE PLATFORM. I. Humanity. The volume--Hints Towards Reforms--from which several extracts in this work have been made concludes with the subjoined essay on "Humanity." The watchword of the Nineteenth Century 1s Brotherhood. Bap id and wonderful it is the progress of Physical Science--valaahle to Man as are the Steamboat, the Ba 1road, the Magnetic Telegraph--mighty as are the results attained, mightier the hope excited and justified, by the march of discovery and invention--the great discovery being made, and to be made by the children of men, is that of their community of origin, of interests, of aspirations. "God hath made of one blood all people," is its essence, proclaimed many years ago; the new truth is but the old realized and made practical. Humanity refuses longer to be separated and arrayed against itself. Whoever oppresses or injures any human being, however abject or culpable, wrongs and tramples all men, himself included. A grave, momentous truth--let it be heard and heeded. Hear it, grim and ruthless warrior I eager to rush over myriads of gashed and writhing bodies to coveted fame and power I These thou wouldst so readily trample into the earth are not really enemies, not merely victims--not something which maybe separated from thee and thine: they are thy fellows, kinsmen, brethren--with thee, "members of one another," and of Humanity. The sword which hews them down, maims thee; the hoof that tramples them, wounds thee. No armour ever devised by cunning or selfishness can prevent this; no walls of stone or living men can ward off the blow. As surely as the verdant tree must mark its shadow in the sunshine--as surely as the stone projected upward will not rest in mid-air, but descend--so surely falls the evil on h...

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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. 1873. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX B. MR. GREELEY ON THE PLATFORM. I. Humanity. The volume--Hints Towards Reforms--from which several extracts in this w...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.63 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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