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The Freedom of Life

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Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 32,666 / 96 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.6
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 4,926
mnybks.net#: 1497
Origin: gutenberg.org

In her new book Miss call shows us how in the main affairs of life we may be spared the pain and annoyance of doing right in the wrong way, avoid the distressing waste of nervous force, and gain new life and power for work.

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hand, strengthens the will and increases strength of purpose as the petty obstacles of mere self-love are removed. Concentration alone cannot long remain wholesome, for it needs the light of growing self-knowledge to prevent its becoming self-centred. Yielding alone is of no avail, for in itself it has no constructive power. But if we try to look at ourselves as we really are, we shall find great strength in yielding where only our small and private interests are concerned, and concentrating upon living the broad principles of righteousness which must directly or indirectly affect all those with whom we come into contact.


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The Freedom of Life


I AM so tired I must give up work," said a young woman with a very strained and tearful face; and it seemed to her a desperate state, for she was dependent upon work for her bread and butter. If she gave up work she gave up bread and butter, and that meant starvation. When she was asked why she did not keep at work and learn to do it witho

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