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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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Notes on Fish and Fishing

John Jackson Manley - Fishes - 1877 - 363 pages
...another matter if they were looking down into the water on your collar. What shall I say of flies ? It is one of the most difficult things in the world to say or write a little when there is much which can be written or said. It would take a dozen or twenty...
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries and Assurance Magazine, Volume 20

Insurance - 1878
...he proceeded to point out that it was necessary to consider what was the intention of the deceased. It is " one of " the most difficult things in the world to dive into the minds of " sane men" ; it is consequently held in many cases that persons of sound mind...
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries, Volume 20

Institute of Actuaries (Great Britain) - Insurance - 1878
...he proceeded to point out that it was necessary to consider what was the intention of the deceased. It is " one of " the most difficult things in the world to dive into the minds of " sane men" ; it is consequently held in many cases that persons of sound mind...
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The Resources of Modern Countries: Essays Towards an Estimate of ..., Volume 1

Alexander Johnstone Wilson - Economic history - 1878 - 382 pages
...Produce per Head Rs. 18 21 14 15 14 36 14 extreme looseness of nearly all Indian official statistics. It is one of the most difficult things in the world to find an intelligible meaning in them, and inferences from such figures as are to be had about the yield...
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Little May; or, Of what use am I? By the author of 'Rosa's childhood'.

May (fict.name.) - 1878
...would be useless to remonstrate any more with her. We must wait." Wait ! Ah, it is easy to say so, but it is one of the most difficult things in the world to do. May, quiet and gentle-tempered as she was, found that out ; and so will you, my reader, if you...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 43

Universalism - 1879
...expressions of what should be in the heart. To write a prayer that shall have heart and feeling in it is one of the most difficult things in the world to do; and a lack here is peculiarly painful. This is the only serious fault we have to find with the...
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Letters Literary and Theological of Connop Thirlwall

Connop Thirlwall - Bishops - 1881 - 403 pages
...Victory of Faith." I had expected little or nothing, I was not disappointed. I know from experience that it is one of the most difficult things in the world to identify ancient battle-fields. I have been on many where, even with the aid of the most lucid description,...
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Works of Samuel Richardson: The history of Sir Charles Grandison

Samuel Richardson - 1883
...? 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. If it be generally so with us, I am sure we ought to be...
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Christianity and Humanity

Charles Samuel Eby - Apologetics - 1883 - 296 pages
...only serve to develop and increase it." LECTURE V. CHRISTIANITY AND OTHER RELIGIONS. I. — PKEFATOKY. It is one of the most difficult things in the world to stand on one side of a question, and, in presenting the other side, to be in all cases perfectly just....
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The Universe of Suns: And Other Science Gleanings

Richard Anthony Proctor - Astronomy - 1884 - 401 pages
...is very strong reason for suspecting the evidence before us. We must note, in the first place, that it is one of the most difficult things in the world to free results from ' selection ' in some form or other. Take the simple instance of tossing up a halfpenny...
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