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Common Sense, How To Exercise It

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Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 32,470 / 105 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 45.7
LoC Category: GT
Downloads: 6,149
Added to site: 2004.08.02
mnybks.net#: 8910
Origin: gutenberg.org

Annotated by B. Dangennes, Translated by Mme. Leon J. Berthelot De La Boilevebib

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ves to illustrate his teachings by expressive figures of speech, tells us the following story.

"A Japanese prince, on awakening, one day, demanded lazily of his servants what kind of weather it was, but he forbade them to raise the awnings which kept a cool, dim light in his room and shielded his eyes from the strong light from without. The two servants left him reclining upon his divan and went into the adjoining room, where the stained-glass windows were not hung with curtains.

"One of them, putting his face close to a yellow-tinted pane of glass, exclaimed in admiration of the beautiful garden, bathed in the early morning sunlight.

"The second one, directing his gaze to a dark blue pane and, looking through the center, remarked to his companion, I see no sunshine, the day is dreary and the clouds cast gloomy shadows upon the horizon.

"Each one returned to relate their impressions of the weather, and the prince wondered at the different visions, unable to understand the reason."

There, conclu

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