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The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No 3, September, 1862

Devoted to Literature and National Policy.

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1862
Language: English
Wordcount: 84,988 / 249 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.6
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 459
Added to site: 2007.02.23
mnybks.net#: 16119
Genre: Periodical
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f the forehead, no holy name, in nothing that one can do unto or for himself, but in entire self-forgetfulness--in doing for, in sympathizing with, others. So shall this Grief step aside from your path, get away from between you and the sunshine, till finally it shall have vanished.

I know--not, however, by experience--that a great sorrow-berg, with base planted in the under-current of a man's being, has been borne at a fearful rate, right up against all his nobly-built hopes and projects, making a complete wreck of them. May God help him then! But must his being ever after be like the lonely Polar Sea on which no bark was ever launched?

But surely we have troubles enough without borrowing from the future or the past, as we constantly do. It is often said, it is a good thing that we can't look into the future. One would think that that mysterious future, on which we are the next moment to enter, in which we are to live our everyday life--one would think it a store-house of evils. Do you

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