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THOUGHTS OF THE WEEK

"The man who volunteers now is worth ten times what he will be a year hence, when he mav be obliged to go under conscription."—Sir W. Bull, M.P. Even all the hideous horrors of this unspeakable war cannot eradicate, (says, a gossip) the inbred love of dress for which Paris has always been famed. "Europe, short of cash, with millions of men looking for fresh jobs, will see what she can get out of her own back garden before she goes out shopping again,' cays an American business man. " Sweet it is to have done the thing we ought."—Tennyson. When the heart savs " Give," the gift will never be too small. " Religion should be the rule of life, not a casual incident of it."—Disraeli. "The mind of the scholar, if he would have it large and liberal, should come in contact with other minds."^—Longfellow. " A man that hath no virtue in himself ever envieth virtue in others, for men's minds will either feed upon their own good or upon others' evil; and who wantest the one will prey upon the other."— Bacon. •• The eccentricity of genius is one thing ; the foolishness of mediocrity quite another. It is one thing, to have your farm muddy now and then; "another to have it all s warnp."—Anon. " I should never have made my success in life if I had not bestowed upon the iea6t thing I have ever undertaken the same attention and care that I have bestowed upon the greatest."—Dickens. "Those who bring sunshine into the lives c» othere cannot keep it for themselves.'"—J. M. Barrie.

"We must not pretend to see all that we see, if we would be easy."—Penn. ■" Anger is Tevealed and transitory hate ; hate is concealed and concentrated* anger. —Duclos.

•' It is only tho young that can receive much reward from men's praise; the old, when they are great, get too far beyond and above you to. care what you think of them."—Ruskin. "A man who has the presence of mind which can bring to him on the instant all he knows is worth for action a dozen men who know as much but can only bring it to light slowly."—Emerson.

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THOUGHTS OF THE WEEK, Evening Star, Issue 15701, 15 January 1915

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THOUGHTS OF THE WEEK Evening Star, Issue 15701, 15 January 1915

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