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The Age and its Architects :
THE ENGLISH PEOPL E.
IN RELATION TO THE TIMES.
By EDWIN PAXTON HOOD.
CHARLES GILPIN, 5. BISHOPSGATE WITHOUT.
EDINBURGH: A. & C. BLACK. ,
DUBLIN: J. B. GILPIN.
To aid the great cause of Truth in its struggles through the age, so far as an infant may aid an angel, is the purpose of this volume.
The power which any book, the worthiest bookany man, the worthiest man-can possess, now-adays, is very small. With men who think at all, individualism is a stern creed. Books like this, then, which you hold in your hand, possess a very inconsiderable share of power indeed. But there is a strange pleasure felt by some in communicating their thinkings and readings to their immediate fellow-thinkers and readers, and to this pleasure I plead guilty. I have jotted down the things in this book, not with the idea that any words of mine can be weighty enough to give a faith or a form to the intellect or the affections, but with the idea that they may, perhaps, awaken some minds to inquiry into the various matters of human and
WORKS IN GENERAL LITERATURE,
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3. THE AGE AND ITS ARCHITECTS : TEN CHAPTERS
ON THE ENGLISH PEOPLE IN RELATION TO THE TIMES. By EDWIN PAXTON HOOD. Chapter I.-The Battles and Conquests of Industry. Chapter II. - The Victorian Commonwealth. Chapter Ill. - The Physique of a Great City. Chapter 17.-The Arcad of England. Chapter V.-The Wrongs of the People. Chapter VI.-The Sins of the People. Chapter VII.-The Mission of the Schoolmaster. Chapter VIII.-Woman the Reformer. Chapter IX.-Westward Ho! Chapter X.-Modern Utopias. Fcap. 8vo., price 5s,
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