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The Scrap Book. Volume 1, No. 2

April 1906

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 60,124 / 182 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.2
LoC Categories: AP, PS
Series: Scrap Book
Downloads: 539
Added to site: 2010.04.25
mnybks.net#: 27487
Origin: gutenberg.org
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now tell us that conduct is three-fourths of life, it is because Hebraism and the Christianity which sprang from Hebraism have stamped this idea ineffaceably upon the conscience of mankind. The selfishness and sensuality in us may revolt against the Ten Commandments and the Golden Rule, but the still small voice of conscience in us recognizes their authority and acknowledges that if they had might as they have right, they would absolutely govern the world. The most, the best, of greatness is goodness. The greatest man on earth is the man of pure heart and of clean hands.

NOTABLE NEGLECT OF INDUSTRIAL ARTS.

A Plea for Arts and Crafts as the Logical Basis of a National Development of the Fine Arts.

In line with President Schurman's criticism of American culture is the plea by Charles de Kay, the New York art critic, for more attention to the industrial arts. His argument is that out of the arts and crafts the fine arts naturally develop; that out of the artist-artisan comes the highest clas

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