This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER II CHARACTER STUDIES --TRIBUTES FRANCES E. WILLARD nv LADY HENRY SOMERSET ONG after the Temperance Reform has ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER II CHARACTER STUDIES --TRIBUTES FRANCES E. WILLARD nv LADY HENRY SOMERSET ONG after the Temperance Reform has become a matter of past history, long after the ' Woman Question" has DEGREESf brought about the equality of men and women, political, social, and financial, the name of Frances Willard will be remembered, not only as one who led a great movement, but as one who gave her life, her talent, her enthusiasm, to make the world wider for women and better for humanity. Such a record will be associated with no particular form of philanthropy, but will stand among the landmarks of the ages that point the progress of the world along the upward way. Remarkable as a speaker, excellent as a writer, with a genius for organization, perhaps Miss Willard's rarest gift is the power of inspiring others with a belief in what they can accomplish. Many a speaker has attained oratorical fame and many a philanthropist has accomplished wonderful ends by devotion and hard work, but to few has it been given so to arouse women on every hand that on all sides captains have been called, companies have been enlisted, armies organized, and the most timid, undeveloped, and apparently commonplace individuals have been transformed, under the magic power of her enthusiasm, into untiring workers and gifted speakers. She possessed in a rare degree the quality of making others believe that they are capable, for the simple reason that she believed it herself. She saw the germs of a possibility where, to the ordinary eye, there is nothing but the arid and commonplace, but under the sun of her sympathy this germ grew into a very harvest of accomplishment. There are women in America and England who have probably brought the question of the possibilities for women...Read Less
Very good. A marvelous copy, pages & photos clean & bright; cloth covers are shelfworn. 416 p. cloth over boards, sewn binding; illustrations, photographs General Audience Frontispiece, plates and portraits printed on both sides.
Fair. No Jacket. 1898. Book Condition: Fair. No Dust Jacket. Rubbed and stained boards covered in permanent plastic with secure binding, cracked front hinge and chip on spine; pages yellowed and unmarked. Bookseller's Inventory #BIOC42.
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