A Traveller in Little Things

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Author: W.H. Hudson
Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 65,593 / 182 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57.1
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 568
mnybks.net#: 3749
Genre: Travel
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ubject of this little paper. When a good old family, of good character, falls on evil days and is eventually submerged in the classes beneath, we know that the aspects which please, the good features and expression, will often persist for long generations. Now this submerging process is perpetually going on all over the land and so it has been for centuries. We notice from year to year the rise from the ranks of numberless men to the highest positions, who are our leaders and legislators, owners of great estates who found great families and receive titles. But we do not notice the corresponding decline and final disappearance of those who were highly placed, since this is a more gradual process and has nothing sensational about it. Yet the two processes are equally great and far- reaching in their effects, and are like those two of Elaboration and Degeneration which go on side by side for ever in nature, in the animal world; and like darkness and light and heat and cold in the physical world.

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