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Critical Miscellanies, Vol. 3

Essay 1: On Popular Culture

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Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,972 / 38 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 31.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 375
Added to site: 2009.06.09 24388
Genre: Essays

the centre and to one another.'

Now the counsel which our learned historian thus urges upon the scholar and the leisured student equally represents the point of view which is proper for the more numerous classes of whom we are thinking to-night. The scale will have to be reduced; all save the very broadest aspects of things will have to be left out; none save the highest ranges and the streams of most copious volume will find a place in that map. Small as is the scale and many as are its omissions, yet if a man has intelligently followed the very shortest course of universal history, it will be the fault of his teacher if he has not acquired an impressive conception, which will never be effaced, of the destinies of man upon the earth; of the mighty confluence of forces working on from age to age, which have their meeting in every one of us here to-night; of the order in which each state of society has followed its foregoer, according to great and changeless laws 'embracing all things and all times;' of



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