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Love, Life & Work

Being a Book of Opinions Reasonably Good-Natured Concerning How to Attain the Highest Happiness for One's Self with the Least Possible Harm to Others

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Author: Elbert Hubbard
Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 29,009 / 88 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57
LoC Category: B
Downloads: 2,825
mnybks.net#: 7829
Genres: Essays, Philosophy
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and his helpers go from town to town and from city to city and work up this excitation as a business. They are paid for their services a thousand dollars a week, or down to what they can get from collections. Sometimes they work on a guaranty, and at other times on a percentage or contingent fee, or both.

Towns especially in need of Mr. Chapman's assistance will please send for circulars, terms and testimonials. No souls saved--no pay.

The basic element of the revival is hypnotism. The scheme of bringing about the hypnosis, or the obfuscation of the intellect, has taken generations to carefully perfect. The plan is first to depress the spirit to a point where the subject is incapable of independent thought. Mournful music, a monotonous voice of woe, tearful appeals to God, dreary groans, the whole mingled with pious ejaculations, all tend to produce a terrifying effect upon the auditor. The thought of God's displeasure is constantly dwelt upon--the idea of guilt, death and eternal torment. If the victim

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Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
2007.07.09
Sandra Urner
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I found this old, leather bound 101 year old book of wisdom and it is applicable to today and full of insight, wisdom and even, humor!


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