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" I am afraid my uncle will think himself justified by them on this occasion, when he asserts, that it is one of the most difficult things in the world to put a woman right, when she sets out wrong. "
Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Page 371
by American Academy of Arts and Sciences - 1866
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The National Magazine, Volume 5

Abel Stevens, James Floy - American essays - 1854
...technical knowledge of architecture. Every sensible and careful student of history must have felt that it is one of the most difficult things in the world to arrive at a sound comprehension and feeling of the peculiar characteristics of a past age. There is...
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The Mother's Assistant and Young Lady's Friend

Child rearing - 1854
...those who control them ; and, in their simplicity, interfering with and weakening their authority. It is one of the most difficult things in the world to train up a child in the way he should go, when there are members of the family, or school, to which...
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Modern Painters, Volume 1

John Ruskin - Aesthetics - 1857
...violation of truth, of which the reason, as in the last case, is the painter's consciousness of weakness. It is one of the most difficult things in the world to express the light reflection of the blue sky on a distant ripple, and to make the eye understand the...
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Rollo in London

Jacob Abbott - Children - 1858 - 222 pages
...that we may find it," said Mr. George. "Boys deceive themselves very often about being sure of things. It is one of the most difficult things in the world to know when we are sure. Yon may have left it in your other pocket, or put it in your trunk, or in some...
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The works of Symon Patrick, including his autobiography, ed. by A ..., Volume 3

Simon Patrick (bp. of Ely.) - 1858
...their disquisitions about the soul, that T&V xaXeTruT&rtDV tori \aj3flv r1va ttitrnv 1repl avTIjsf, ' it is one of the most difficult things in the world to receive any belief or certain knowledge about it.' All that they said was conjecture, and very weak,...
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Jesus and the resurrection justified, or The witnesses to Christianity, pt ...

Simon Patrick - 1858
...their disquisitions about the soul, that T&V xaXfitiaT&ratv Iml \afif iv nva itla.rw itt pi avri1s{, ' it is one of the most difficult things in the world to receive any belief or certain knowledge about it.' All that they said was conjecture, and very weak,...
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STORIES FOR YOUNG HOUSEKEEPERS

T.S. ARTHUR - 1859
...from all I had seen, I was very well satisfied of its truth. " I have no doubt/' I made answer, " that it is one of the most difficult things in the world to understand the dispositions and feelings of children, and so to act as not to do violence to what is...
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The Life and Letters of Mrs. Emily C. Judson

Asahel Clark Kendrick - Women authors - 1860 - 426 pages
...your opinion of myself, my weakness, etc. ? I really thought that I stood higher with you ; but I find it is one of the most difficult things in the world to find out precisely how " others see us." Now if I write you very frankly, and even egotistically, I...
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The Sexual Organism, and Its Healthful Management

James C. Jackson - Electronic books - 1862 - 279 pages
...established, it Is very difficult to cure. Get nervous dyspepsia on to a man who is a thinker, and it is one of the most difficult things in the world to cure. Now, between the eyes and the genitals great natural sympathetic relations exist. No man ever...
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The Resources and Prospects of America Ascertained During a Visit to the ...

Sir Samuel Morton Peto - Petroleum industry and trade - 1866 - 428 pages
...habit, fashion, price, celebrity, and a variety of personal, local, and commercial considerations, that it is one of the most difficult things in the world to introduce a new wine into general consumption. Since the reduction of our wine duties, the attempt...
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