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The Following of Christ is a classical book that is intended for true believers. The author of the book Johannes Tauler shows that all people should follow the life of Jesus Christ and try to understand his lessons. Only in this way the true happiness may be reached.
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INTRODUCTIONThe first three numbers in this collection are tales of the White Hills in New Hampshire. The passages from Sketches from Memory show that Hawthorne had visited the mountains in one of his occasional rambles from home, but there are no entries in his Note Books which give accounts of such a visit. There is, however, among these notes the following interesting paragraph, written in 1840 and clearly foreshadowing The Great Stone Face:'The semblance of a human face to be formed on the side of a mountain, or in the fracture of a small stone, by a lusus naturce [freak of nature]. The face is an object of curiosity for years or centuries, and by and by a boy is born whose features gradually assume the aspect of that portrait. At some critical juncture the resemblance is found to be perfect. A prophecy may be connected.'It is not impossible that this conceit occurred to Hawthorne before he had himself seen the Old Man of the Mountain, or the Profile, in the Fran-conia NotcTable of Contents T~f/ PROPERTY OF iJA; CITY Of NEW YORK '; CONTENTS L366514; Introduction vii; The Great Stone Face i; The Ambitious Guest 32; The Great Carbuncle 45; Sketches from Memory 68; Digitized by Microsoft®About the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the difficult to read text. Read books online for free at www.forgottenbooks.org
1917. This book is a demonstration of the principles in which it expounds. The truths contained within have been acquired not by study, but through inspiration. Due to the frequency of biblical quotations, the references have been omitted and the quotations are written in paragraph form. All the biblical quotes are verbatim from the King James Version of the Holy Bible. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Professor (Jules) Ernest Naville (1816-1909), who also wrote under the pseudonyms E. Villane and H. Villemar, was a Swiss author and professor, born in Geneva. He was a Corresponding Member of the Institute of France (Academy of the Moral and Political Sciences) and Professor of Philosophy and Theology in the University of Geneva. His works include: La Vie Eternelle (1861), Henri Sarasin: Souvenirs de Famille et DâAmis (1862), La Patrie et les Partis: Discours sur la RÃ©forme Electorale (1865), Le ProblÃ¨me du Mal (1868), Les Adversaires de la Philosophie (1869), Maine de Biran: Sa Vie et ses PensÃ©es (1877), La Logique de lâHypothÃ¨se (1880), La Pratique de la ReprÃ©sentation Proportionnelle (1882), Dreyfus Intime (1898) and Impressions du Cherche-Midi (1899). His most well known works in English are: The Heavenly Father: Lectures on Modern Atheism (1867), The Problem of Evil: Seven Lectures (1871) and The Christ: Seven Lectures (1880).