Your Sister's Keeper (who Is It?); That Question And Other Questions

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byJohn Strongwil

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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.1912 Excerpt: ... Your Sister's Keeper. "Fools?"--There is no disgrace or sin in being a fool. Even a college professor may be a fool--the disgrace and sin lie in remaining a fool after the truth has been clearly presented, or if it is self-evident to one of ordinary mind. # Some men are endowed with sense at birth and others have to have it pounded into them in the School of Experience. I am one of the scholars of Experience. Here follow a few episodes of my schooling--a few out of many. 'A (But first of all I want to tell you that my memory for events is clear and true--I see and hear it all again as if it were but yesterday. All progress of the world was made by learning the experience of others, then moving forward another step. That is why I like to listen to the life story of others and that is why I feel no hesitancy in pouring out my heart to you.) » At the age of five I stood upon a street corner tiking in the sights. A boy of ten came along with his hands behind him and said: "Bubby, open your mouth and shut your eyes--I want to give you some candy." 1 shut my eyes and opened my mouth ami in flew a handful of djrt. Tlia(; event opened my eyes. Thereafter through life people had to show me what they offered. "Missourian?" Yes. (Born in Missouri, County of Pike.) At twelve, my father, out of breath from a cowhiding he had given me, slid: "Mother, that boy will go to the devil sure--I can drive a mule into water but make him drink, never! I have argued with him and cowhided him again and again and again, but it does no good--oh, how it pains me!" Yes, it pained the boy too and did no good. # » But I did not go to the devil. My mother saved me. She was a Christian and of more than ordinary common-sense. She used moral suasion and clearly pointed...

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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.1912 Excerpt: ... Your Sister's Keeper. "Fools?"--There is no disgrace or sin in being a fool. Even a college professor may be a fool--the disgrac...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217151140

ISBN - 13:9780217151146

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