We forge the chains we wear in life.
Whatsume'er the failings on his part, Remember reader he were that good in his hart.
Mankind was my business… charity, mercy, forbearance, benevolence, were all my business.
I have understood that it was, to the last, her proudest boast, that she never had been on the water in her life, except upon a bridge; and that over her tea (to which she was extremely partial) she, to the last, expressed her indignation at the impiety of mariners and others, who had the presumption to go 'meandering' about the world.
Now, what I want is Facts. Teach these boys and girls nothing but Facts. Facts alone are wanted in life. Plant nothing else, and root out everything else.
I have often remarked- I suppose everybody has- that one's going away from a familiar place, would seem to be the signal for a change in it.