As We Are and as We May Be

The reader of these Essays, which are not chronologically arranged, is asked to notice the date in each case affixed to them Almost without exception, those passages which cannot fail to strike him as nearly exact repetitions, whether of argument or of example, will be seen to have been written at considerable intervals of time A series of papers, composed in different cThe reader of these Essays, which are not chronologically arranged, is asked to notice the date in each case affixed to them Almost without exception, those passages which cannot fail to strike him as nearly exact repetitions, whether of argument or of example, will be seen to have been written at considerable intervals of time A series of papers, composed in different circumstances, and with no design of collective re issue in any particular form, will always present these repetitions and they serve to emphasize the author s message The lapse of time will also account for the apparent inaccuracy of a few statements, and for the fact that some of the occurrences alluded to in the future tense were accomplished during Sir Walter Besant s lifetime As We Are and As We May Be is the exposition of a practical philanthropist s creed, and of his hopes for the progress of his fellow countrymen Some of these hopes may never be realized some he had the great happiness to see bear fruit And for the realization of all he spared no pains The personal service of humanity, that in these pages he urges repeatedly on others, he was himself ever the first to give.
As We Are and as We May Be The reader of these Essays which are not chronologically arranged is asked to notice the date in each case affixed to them Almost without exception those passages which cannot fail to strike him as

  • Title: As We Are and as We May Be
  • Author: Walter Besant
  • ISBN: 9781406552836
  • Page: 486
  • Format: Paperback
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