The Form of Perfect Living and Other Prose Treatises

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Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 34,698 / 99 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69
LoC Categories: PN, BL
Downloads: 502
Added to site: 2008.06.21
mnybks.net#: 21302
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Essays, Religion

RENDERED INTO MODERN ENGLISH BY GERALDINE E. HODGSON, D.Litt.,LECTURER IN EDUCATION IN THE UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL.

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e more than a coincidence.

In the past, the learned and ignorant alike have been guilty of the operation which may be described as cutting man up into parts: i.e., they have been inclined to treat him now as if he were all intellect, then as if he were all feeling; while to the will a kind of intermediate part has generally been allotted, as if it were the handmaid instead of the master of the other two. And there is still, in some quarters, a tendency to relegate the will and the feelings to an inferior plane, if indeed they be allowed any place at all. In other quarters, the onslaught is made on intellect. Men are bidden to be humble, to become as little children; as if there were any humility in thinking incorrectly or not at all; as if the odd, though suppressed, assumption that children have no intellects had any ground in fact. It is surely a true apostrophe--

"GOD! Thou art mind! Unto the master-mind, Mind should be precious."

The Angelic Doctor himself paid a tribute to t

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