Once, when his sons were declaiming against mode and convention in the manner of all liberal youth, he said abruptly, "Ah, they talk a lot about fashion; but fashion is civilisation. The clerk came afterwards to figure rather as a mere cheap Cockney with clipped speech; a sort of broken English that seems broken by accident; chipped rather than clipped.
Whether I found myself as wife, mother, sister, lover, or consort, all parts were dictated to by the social climate and the dominating patriarchal attitudes of the times. I wish we did not have to fritter away on frivolous things, like lectures and literature, the time we might have given to serious, solid and constructive work like cutting out cardboard figures and pasting coloured tinsel upon them.
Clerissault, who had published drawings of the Antiquities of Nismes, to have me a model of the building made in stucco, only changing the order from Corinthian to Ionic, on account of the difficulty of the Corinthian capitals. When Browning, that typical Victorian, says that he likes to know a butcher paints and a baker writes poetry, he would not be satisfied with the statement that a butcher plays tennis or a baker golf.
He placed me at the English school at 5. That if any government could speak the will of all, it would be perfect; and that so far as it departs from this it becomes imperfect.
He then approached my grandfather as if the old gentleman had been a sort of shrine, with profound bows and reverential apostrophes. If my father had been some common millionaire owning a thousand mills that made cotton, or a million machines that made cocoa, how much smaller he would have seemed.
It is a not unamusing detail of psychology that, though I can remember no other characters in the story, I do remember noting that the crowned gentleman had a moustache and no beard, with a vague inference that there was another crowned gentleman who had a beard as well.
Tyrants, religious or irreligious, turn up anywhere. It is only we, who have eaten the forbidden apple or orange who think of pleasure as a bribe.
Furthermore in that lifetime, I fell into a deep depression, and the Chief ordered some kind of a "mercy killing" to put me out of my deep misery. That it is necessary to lose no time in opening a trade for our people, who will want clothes, and will want money too for the paiment of taxes: But it never so much as crossed my mind that we should ever know any people who bore them, or even especially want to.
It may be that in the improved schools of today, the child is so taught that he crows aloud with delight at the sight of a Greek accent. This information I had from Parson Hurt, who happened at the time to be in London, whether he had gone to receive clerical orders.
But indeed these first memories and rumours suggest that there were a good many Dickens characters in the days of Dickens.
Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode island, Connecticut, N. Nevertheless, the great Waterworks Tower was destined to play its part in my life, as I shall narrate on a subsequent page; but that story is connected with my own experiences, whereas my birth as I have said is an incident which I accept, like some poor ignorant peasant, only because it has been handed down to me by oral tradition.
In fact, no animal except man commits suicide or indiscriminately slaughters its own kind. That history affords no instance of such a thing as equal representation.
We answer that an equal vote will endanger the larger. The favourite modern ideal in morals and even in religion, especially the religion popularised in the papers for millions of modern business men, is the word "adventure. But I boast much more that, in the great modern growth of high finance, they were behind the times.
The question is not what we are now, but what we ought to be when our bargain shall be made. You died in my arms.
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The following is an excerpt from Kay Taylor Parker's new book, TABOO: Sacred, Don't Touch (An Autobiographical Journey Spanning Six-Thousand Years). The following chapter can be found on page “The Princess’s Tears”.
T he value of Yogananda’s Autobiography is greatly enhanced by the fact that it is one of the few books in English about the wise men of India which has been written, not by a journalist or foreigner, but by one of their own race and training—in short, a book about yogis by a yogi.
As an eyewitness recountal of the extraordinary lives and powers of. AUTOBIOGRAPHY. -- With the Declaration of Independence.
January 6, At the age of 77, I begin to make some memoranda and state some recollections of dates & facts concerning myself, for my own more ready reference & .Download