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attendant ideas,or, rather, around the great common experiences and their attendant emotions and ideas.

He who is looking for an apt and authoritative quotation to approve his thought, and he who desires, for spiritual consolation along the way, an epitome of life with its heights and depths undiminished, will alike find here his desire.

While the poets are daily singing, a comprehensive collection of the sweetest notes of their songs is clearly impossible. Where so much music is, however, even the few tones of a small collection may make a symphony of thought which shall enliven the working day.

E. B. 0.

CONTENTS

SUBJECT

Absence

Abstinence

Action

Activity

Adversity

Advice

Affliction

Age

Ambition

Anger

Anxiety

Applause

Ardor

Argument

Arrogance

Art

Artist

Aspiration

Authors

Authorship

Autumn

Avarice

Compensation

18 Conscience

169 Constancy

19 Contentment

187 Convention

19 Counsel

19 Country

20

Country Life

21 Courage

21 Covetousness

22 Cowardice

23 Crime

Criticism

232 Critics

24 Custom

25

34 Danger

26 Daring

27 Dawn

244 Day

28 Death

Deceit

30 Decision

201 Deeds

30 Deity

46 Despair

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46

12

40

40

42

93

44

44

46

Battle

Beauty

Bells

Benevolence

Blindness

Books

Boyhood

Brotherhood

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Calmness
Candor
Care
Caution

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