Three Addresses to Girls at School

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Published: 1890
Language: English
Wordcount: 12,642 / 43 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.9
LoC Category: LB
Downloads: 202
Added to site: 2009.07.08
mnybks.net#: 24652
Genre: Essays

The following addresses were printed for private circulation among those to whom they were delivered. But they fell also into other hands; and I have been frequently asked to publish them. I hesitated, on account of the personal and local allusions; but I have found it impossible to remove these allusions, and I have therefore reprinted the addresses in their original form.

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utters Speaks to the speaker's praise.

"Purity, truth, and love, Are they such common things? If hers were a common nature Women would all have wings.

"Talent she may not have, Beauty, nor wit, nor grace, But until she's among the angels She cannot be commonplace."

There is something to remember: cultivate sympathy, gentleness, forgiveness, purity, truth, love: and then, though you may have no other gifts, "until you're among the angels, you cannot be commonplace."

And here I might conclude. But I should not satisfy myself or you, if I did so without paying my tribute of genuine commendation to the High School, and of hearty respect for the Head-mistress and her staff of teachers. Clifton owes Miss Woods a great debt for the tone of high-mindedness and loyalty, for the moral and intellectual stamp that she has set on the School. She has won, as we all know, the sincere respect and attachment of her mistresses and her old pupils; and the older and wiser you grow the more you all wi

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