The History of Co-operation in England: The pioneer period

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Trübner & Company, 1875 - Cooperation

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Page 94 - How small of all that human hearts endure, That part which laws or kings can cause or cure.
Page 227 - Any general character, from the best to the worst, from the most ignorant to the most enlightened, may be given to any community, even to the world at large, by the application of proper means; which means are to a great extent at the command and under the control of those who have influence in the affairs of men.
Page 49 - To each according to his capacity ; to each capacity according to its works.
Page 156 - THE Day of the Lord is at hand, at hand : Its storms roll up the sky : The nations sleep starving on heaps of gold ; All dreamers toss and sigh ; The night is darkest before the morn ; When the pain is sorest the child is born, And the Day of the Lord at hand.
Page 89 - For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight; His can't be wrong whose life is in the right...
Page 11 - I should propose a regulation to be made, declaring that no child born from any marriage taking place after the expiration of a year from the date of the law, and no illegitimate child born two years from the same date, should ever be entitled to parish assistance.
Page 326 - Mr. Southey brings to the task two faculties which were never, we believe, vouchsafed in measure so copious to any human being, the faculty of believing without a reason, and the faculty of hating without a provocation.
Page 264 - ... the conceited, the crotchety, the selfish, the headstrong, the pugnacious, the unappreciated, the played-out, the idle, and the good-for-nothing generally ; who, finding themselves utterly out of place and at a discount in the world as it is, rashly conclude that they are exactly fitted for the world as it ought to be.

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