Within My Horizon Helen Bartlett Bridgman

ISBN: 9781331408260

Published: September 27th 2015

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286 pages


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Within My Horizon  by  Helen Bartlett Bridgman

Within My Horizon by Helen Bartlett Bridgman
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 286 pages | ISBN: 9781331408260 | 6.68 Mb

Excerpt from Within My HorizonOnce upon a time a Mighty King fell ill. Recovery from his evil, said the Learned Physician, could come to his Majesty only through wearing the shirt of a Contented Man. So messengers were sent forth, and at last, afterMoreExcerpt from Within My HorizonOnce upon a time a Mighty King fell ill.

Recovery from his evil, said the Learned Physician, could come to his Majesty only through wearing the shirt of a Contented Man. So messengers were sent forth, and at last, after many days and many leagues, near those formidable peaks which shut out lands of snow from lands of sun, the Contented Man was found and lo, he had not a shirt to his name!Hacc fabula docct: contentment comes not from without but from within.One morning, in the midst of the coal panic and the war, this truth came home to me, when I discovered that out of a lichi nut, costing nothing, I could, if I would, obtain such a world of delight.I was melancholy.

Only a ton of coal of the wrong size in the cellar and the air so sharp! I begged another of the right size and was curtly refused. So I took to wraps, and a dull asbestos grate, dull because the gas works, too, needed coal. I felt very blue, indeed, huddled in one room, with many colder ones around.Then there came a special providence in that lichi nut.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

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