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Parables of Life Hamilton Wright Mabie

Parables of Life

Hamilton Wright Mabie

Published April 1st 2006
ISBN : 9781596058408
Paperback
156 pages
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Re-issued in paperback for the first time in over 100 years is Hamilton Wright Mabies superb collection of essays on how to carry on through lifes sometimes-trying circumstances. Fashioned by the literary Ann Landers of his day and originallyMoreRe-issued in paperback for the first time in over 100 years is Hamilton Wright Mabies superb collection of essays on how to carry on through lifes sometimes-trying circumstances. Fashioned by the literary Ann Landers of his day and originally released in 1902, these illuminating fables include: The Inflexible Guide The Waiting Figure The Last Judgment Behind the Mask At the End of the Journey That Which Abides The Touch of Nature Out of the Agony Dream and Reality Out of Pain The Awakening Knowledge or Life The Dead Soul Vision and Toil The Easter VisionA small gem to treasure, these are marvelous tales to reflect upon and relish.Native New Yorker, HAMILTON WRIGHT MABIE (1845-1916), graduated from Williams College in 1867 and received a law degree from Columbia University in 1869. He served on the staff of the Christian Union, eventually becoming its associate editor. Considering his exceptional career as an essayist and critic, he also edited a number of anthologies for children. Other works include: Norse Stories Retold from the Eddas (1901), Legends Every Child Should Know (1906) and Heroes Every Child Should Know (1908).