Her Boston Experiences: A Picture of Modern Boston Society and People

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L. C. Page, 1900 - 198 pages
 

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Page 160 - BE NOBLE! And the nobleness that lies In other men, sleeping, but never dead, Shall rise in majesty to meet thine own; Then thou wilt see it gleam in many eyes.
Page 175 - None but would forego his proper dowry, — Does he paint? he fain would write a poem, — Does he write? he fain would paint a picture, Put to proof art alien to the artist's, Once, and only once, and for one only, So to be the man and leave the artist, Gain the man's joy, miss the artist's sorrow.
Page 161 - ... of gentle radiance that, when caught upon the surface of whirling worlds like ours, bring forth the endlessly varied forms and the endlessly complex movements that make up what we can see of life. And as when God revealed himself to his ancient prophet He came not in the earthquake or the tempest but in a voice that was still and small, so that divine spark the Soul, as it takes up its brief abode in this realm of fleeting phenomena, chooses not the central sun where elemental forces forever...
Page 48 - THE PUBLIC LIBRARY OF THE CITY OF BOSTON. BUILT BY THE PEOPLE AND DEDICATED TO THE ADVANCEMENT OF LEARNING AD MDCCCLXXXVIII.
Page 108 - In truth, this Boston Bohemia stands for good spirits and innocent unconventionality, and is several times more virtuous than Boston society, no matter how pretentiously and flamboyantly the little country tries to disprove its virtue.
Page 68 - Running off of this avenue are the most interesting domestic squares in Boston. The homes date from the beginning of the South End, and are mostly of English urban architecture, with low stoops. These houses are built of brick enriched in colour by time, and during six months of the year embowered in ivy.
Page 64 - "like a young man who, starting out in life with brilliant prospects and making an utter failure of himself, gradually and reluctantly falls below the point of respectability'
Page 106 - Street, and the one block of Beacon Street on the hill where certain families honourably continue their ancestral line, though hemmed in disagreeably by tailor shops and a club house.
Page 7 - HER BOSTON EXPERIENCES. A picture of modern Boston society and people. By Margaret Allston.
Page 126 - Bostonian will go out of his way to do you a favour, and at the same time affirm that he has done nothing to oblige you, J w ft.

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