The book began by posing the seemingly paradoxical question: Why were the forces of the Industrial Revolution creating monstrous wealth for the few living in the “House of Have,” but increasing poverty for the many in the “House of Want”? George found his answer in the private ownership of land.
The self is a sacrifice to itself; the history of civilization is the history of the introversion of sacrifice. In other words: the history of renunciation. Everyone who practices renunciation gives away more of his life than is given back to him: and more than the life he vindi- cates (55).
The Outlines of British History, which in this volume extend to the beginning of the Tudor Period, are intended to be prepared at home, and used from day to day along with the miscellaneous lessons in the same Part of the book, but for examination only.
22 the life and death of andy warhol with a glance and the threat of his hand moving But Paul, to his belt. who was now seventeen and working was reasonably in a steel mill, independent, and Andrei was usually so tired when he came home from work that it was all he could do to stand in the backyard, silenUy hosing the tiny garden.
The Kennedys are remembered the vanguard of wealth, power, and style. But their story begins in 1840s Boston, when a poor Irish refugee couple who were escaping famine created a life together in a city hostile to Irish, immigrants, and Catholics, and launched arguably the most powerful dynasty in America’s history.The working class background and Irish ancestry JFK leveraged to connect to ...
This book of American history includes the stirring scenes of the world's greatest war. It shows how a vast nation, loving peace and hating war, worked to get ready to fight, [Pg iv] how it trained its soldiers and planned a great navy, and how, when all was ready, it hurled two million men against the Germans and helped our brave allies to ...
letter written by George Herbert to Bishop Andrewes, about a holy life, which the latter "put into his bosom," and after showing it to his scholars, "did always return it to the place where he first lodged it, and continued it so, near his heart, till the last day of his life." Great is the power of goodness to charm and to command. The man