The Way to Prosper: Or, In Union There is Strength : and Other Tales

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Page 190 - Honor and shame from no condition rise ; Act well your part, there all the honor lies.
Page 201 - ... country, that fully came up to his ideas of what a rich man's dwelling should be. But a spirit far more subdued had now come over him. He could go up into higher regions of his mind, and see there in existence principles whose pure delights flowed not from the mere gratification of selfish and sensual pleasures. He was made deeply conscious, that even with all the wealth, and all the external things which wealth could give, for the gratification of the senses, and for the pampering of selfishness...
Page 148 - Impossible !" was answered to this ; " no one could be found fool enough to do such a thing." " If so," said another, " he has proved, ere this, the truth of the saying, that a fool and his money are soon parted.
Page 194 - I try to think in that way — and try often," returned the young man in a softened tone. " But it is hard, very hard to believe that a Being of infinite goodness, would so hedge up the...
Page 195 - That while he was toiling on through the long months of an annual cycle of a single thousand dollars, tens of thousands were added to the coffers of his already wealthy employer. " Why should I waste the best years of my life in making money for others?

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