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Thomas W. Allen

Thomas W. Allen

  • Brother of author James Allen
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Keep to the Right

As a boy I used to look curiously at the notices projecting from the wayside lamp-posts—"Please keep to the right," and for a time was puzzled as to who or what they referred to "Please keep to the right" I would read over and over again, and would think what…
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Echoes of the Past

(Thomas Fuller)Commingling with the innumerable echoes of the past, is the echo of the voice of "quaint" Thomas Fuller, an ecclesiastic whose words are stamped with the impress of wisdom and truth, and whose utterances still claim a respectful hearing, and a consequent deep and searching meditation. Coleridge said of…
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The Quest of Virtue

The happiness and blessedness which shines in virtue illumines all its avenues and approaches, from the first entrance to the last inner-gate.—Montaigne One of the most common and widespread fallacies is that which declares the quest of virtue to be difficult and disagreeable. The prevailing idea that it is hard…
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