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Henry Morton Stanley, Dorothy Stanley, The Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley, part 1.4, chapter 1.5 (search)
fed to all the children of men without distinction, and only piety and prayer were needed to secure His aid in times of distress. Above the fireplaces in the schoolroom, the two dormitories, and dining-hall, were tacked painted iron sheets which were inscribed with appropriate Scriptural texts. We had Bible lessons morning and evening, collects and gospels to commit to memory. Our shelves held a fair collection of religious literature,--memoirs of Wesley, Fletcher, lives of Bunyan, Fox, Milton, and others of less note, sermons, and commentaries. Twice on Sunday we had full services, and after supper the porter of the establishment, who was a Methodist of super-fervid zeal, would treat us to a lengthy and noisy prayer, which, as I think of it now, was rather a tedious string of adjurations to, and incriminations of the Almighty, than a supplication for grace to the Creator. But all these religious exercises and literature had not such direct immediate effect as this romantic no
Henry Morton Stanley, Dorothy Stanley, The Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley, part 2.13, chapter 2.31 (search)
lected from its vigorous course by excess of shameful ease. Joy's Soul lies in the doing! The truth which lies in this verse explains that which has caused many a personality to become illustrious. It is an old subject in poetry. Shakespeare, Milton, Wordsworth, Longfellow, and many more have rung the changes, or expressed the idea, in verse. Milton, though troubled with blindness and domestic misery, was happy in the lofty scenes conjured up by his poetic imagination, and therefore he coMilton, though troubled with blindness and domestic misery, was happy in the lofty scenes conjured up by his poetic imagination, and therefore he could have said, Joy's Soul lies in the doing, And the Rapture of pursuing is the prize. Livingstone was happy in the consciousness that he was engaged in a noble work, and the joy in the grand consequences that would follow. This self-imposed mission banished remembrance of the advance of age, and made him oblivious of the horrors of his position. What supported Gordon during the siege of Khartoum, but this inward joy in his mission which his nature idealised and glorified? Coleridge says:-
Henry Morton Stanley, Dorothy Stanley, The Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley, part 2.13, Index (search)
of, 501. Lyons, Colonel, 168. Machiavelli, 463, 464. Mackay, A. M., 406. Mackinnon, Sir, William, patronises the Emin Relief Expedition, 354; and the East African Company, 446-449; death and funeral of, 446, 449; remarks on, 459, 460. Malone, Tom, 169, 180. Mason, Penny, 165, 169. Manyanga, 335. Marks, Mr., 489, 494. Matabele War, 454, 455. McKenna, Mr., 478. Melchet Court, 423, 428. Milligan, Colonel James A., 205. Milner, Sir, Alfred, on South Africa, 495. Milton, John, 526. Mind and soul, thoughts on, 521, 522. Mirambo, 257, 258. Mississippi River, 115-117, 125. Moon, Mountains of the, 371. Morris, Edward Joy, 223, 245. Morris, Maria, aunt of Stanley, 55, 57, 62-68. Morris, Tom, uncle of Stanley, 58-68. Mose, boyhood friend of Stanley, 34-40. Mtesa, 311-313, 317, 318, 405. Murchison, Sir, Roderick, 267, 282. My Early Travels and Adventures, 225, 245. Myers, F. W. H., quoted, 289. Napier, Sir, Robert, 229. National School