We Must not Grow Bitter

But we must not grow bitter. Perhaps we shall some day climb out of this present day trough; as Scott delighted to quote, ‘Patience, cousin, and shuffle the cards.’* And even if no change ever comes, if the barbarism on which we now seem to be entering is to prove the last illness, the death-bed … Continue reading We Must not Grow Bitter

The Clock of Time

The everyday cares and duties, which men call drudgery, are the weights and counterpoises of the clock of time, giving its pendulum a true vibration and its hands a regular motion and when they cease to hang upon its wheels, the pendulum no longer swings, the hands no longer move the clock stands still. - … Continue reading The Clock of Time