Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.


CHANGE. "Life’s rather like a kaleidoscope ; one little shake and all the pieces form a new pattern."—E. S. Rorison in "The Swimmers.” THE TEST. "The only way to judge I’ve found, is by the amount of work they’re ready to do after they have addressed the meeting."—Frederick Palmer in "Lucy of the Stars." AFFINITES. "She had fought for her own hand long enough in the world to learn that the true claim to love lies not in relationship, but in service ; that it is more often in the bleak places of the world that under the shadow of the family tree that one finds those who are truely of one’s own household." —Francis Grabble in "The Pillar of Cloud." CHIVALRY. "We have moved a little farther in regarding chivalry as an attribute of the MAN, though the mediaeval notion still lingers that its qualities pertain par excellence to the 'gentleman.’ We yet further to go in making them extend in their full range to the womanly character. The hotion seems to be fairly widespread that it is feminine to be at least a little treacherous !” —Mona Caird in "The Romantic Cities of. Provence." PITY. "Pity is answerable for almost as many marriages as love ; but the State cannot thrive on it. It is wrong. Once the glow of self-satis-faction has died out of the pityer, contempt has a way of coming in."— E. V. Lucas in "Listener’s Lure." IDEALISTS. "I seem to have spent my life watching idealists fight and go under. The ideals remain ; their 'defenders either perish or lose heart, make compromises, and despise themselves."- —Mrs Oraigie in "The Dream and the Business." TYRANNY. "In any struggle for freedom the real danger begins with a moment of victory."—A. T. Quiller-Couoh in "Sir John Constantine." STAGES. '■'May it not. be said that each stage of life is in a sense an end of itself, although it may also be a preparation for another ? Childhood is not merely the preparation for manhood ; nor will that child’s life be most wisely and profitably spent if those who mould and direct it think always of the futute and never of the present. So, too, of the life on earth and the life hereafter. The earthly life is an end in itself, and it must not merely be viewed as the preparation for another.”—C. G. Montefiore in "Truth in Religion." , AMUSEMENTS. "We are a nation at play. Work is. a nuisance, an evil necessity to be shirked and hurried over as quick-ly-as possible, in order that we may get away to the real business of life —thegoll course, the bridg-o table, the cricket and football field, or some other of the thousand amusements

which occupy our minds, and for which no trouble is too great.”—Arthur Shad well in "Industrial Efficiency.”' HELP. "The only way of really helping a man is to strengthen him by education, timely assistance, opportunities, what you will, to mojet his own difficulties and organise his own life.”—Mrs Bosanquet in "The Standard of Life.”-

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

Literary., Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 50, 16 February 1907

Word Count

Literary. Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 50, 16 February 1907

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.