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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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LIFE OF JOSEPH BRANT-THAYENDANEGEA: INLCUDING THE BORDER WARS OF THE ...

WILLIAM L STONE - 1851
...was long a missionary among them at Stockbridge. Heckewelder says their proper name was Mahicanni. It is one of the most difficult things in the world to arrive at any thing like system or certainty in regard to Indian names of persons, places, or things....
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The Progress and Prospects of Christianity in the United States of America ...

Robert Baird - Christianity - 1851 - 72 pages
...influence of their united wisdom and charity, gradually give way until they are altogether removed. t It is one of the most difficult things in the world to make foreigners understand fully the state of things in America, in regard to the subject of Slavery....
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Salander and the Dragon: A Romance of the Hartz Prison

Frederick William Shelton - Sunday school literature - 1852 - 250 pages
...narrative. The incidents are exciting, and the style unusually simple and beautiful. From the New-York Star. It is one of the most difficult things in the world to produce a moral or religious allegory, at once interesting as a story, and true and forcible in its...
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Stories for Parents

Timothy Shay Arthur - 1852 - 215 pages
...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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Ambrose the sculptor, Volume 2

Mrs. Robert Cartwright - 1854
...company, her peculiarly isolated position making her appearance in public particularly irksome to her. But it is one of the most difficult things in the world to persuade a lady of fashion and high society, used to the brilliancy of London, and the cxclusiveness...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 101

1854
...or " scultore" on some of the doors ; but unless you are well up in the topography, or have a guide, it is one of the most difficult things in the world to find out exactly where the particular Studio is situated that you may wish to visit. First of all,...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 5

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 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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