鈥極ct. 14, 1890.鈥擳he shadow of consumption which may end fatally is on two dear Native Christians here. One is R. U., a well-educated Convert from Narowal, who has suffered much for the Faith. The other is dear Babu Singha鈥檚 youngest daughter, Bini. The death of her loved mother in May was a terrible shock to Bini. Babu Singha, a most tender father, has gently intimated to his darling child that perhaps she may be the first to see that dear mother again. Bini is quite pleased at the thought.... have enjoyed our walks to and from classes--particularly from. O鈥橲han. 鈥楥ause I am posted here to keep a good watch. Some of the girls sell their text-books when they're through with them, As a matter of fact the law affords a very clear proof, that its real purpose is to administer retributive justice and that punishment has no end beyond itself, by its careful apportionment of punishment to crime, by its invariable adjustment between the evil a man has done and the evil it deals out to him in return. For what purpose punish offences according to a certain scale, for what purpose stay to measure their gravity, if merely the prevention of crime is the object of punishment? Why punish a slight theft with a few months鈥?imprisonment and a burglary with as many years? The slight theft, as easier to commit, as more tempting accordingly, should surely have a harder penalty affixed to it than a crime which, as it is more difficult, is also less probable and less in need of strong counter-inducements to restrain it. That the law never reasons in this way is because it weighs offences according to their different degrees of criminality, or, in other words, because it feels that the fair retaliation for the burglary is not a fair retaliation for the theft. 国产福利不卡在线视频_狠狠狠的在啪线香蕉_欧美在线 鈥業 feel that I have not said half enough to your dear husband for his splendid book. I was in such a hurry to write and thank him, that I only gave myself time for a cursory glance.... Dear Fanny enjoyed looking at the pictures with me; and to-day I carried up my book to dear Mother, that she might have the pleasure also. She admires your dear husband鈥檚 gift greatly, and we agree that it is just the book to take to the Cottage. It seems to be quite a treasure of curious and interesting knowledge; a volume to keep for reference as well as for perusal. Do thank dear Mr. Hamilton again for me, and tell him that I consider Homes Without Hands as a family acquisition. `These letters will be addressed to Mr. John Smith and will be sent THE PARLOUR. to afford all of the hats that I need. I am sorry that I wrote We who have succeeded are so apt to tell new aspirants not to aspire, because the thing to be done may probably be beyond their reach. 鈥淢y dear young lady, had you not better stay at home and darn your stockings?鈥?鈥淎s, sir, you have asked for my candid opinion, I can only counsel you to try some other work of life which may be better suited to your abilities.鈥?What old-established successful author has not said such words as these to humble aspirants for critical advice, till they have become almost formulas? No doubt there is cruelty in such answers; but the man who makes them has considered the matter within himself, and has resolved that such cruelty is the best mercy. No doubt the chances against literary aspirants are very great. It is so easy to aspire 鈥?and to begin! A man cannot make a watch or a shoe without a variety of tools and many materials. He must also have learned much. But any young lady can write a book who has a sufficiency of pens and paper. It can be done anywhere; in any clothes 鈥?which is a great thing; at any hours 鈥?to which happy accident in literature I owe my success. And the success, when achieved, is so pleasant! The aspirants, of course, are very many; and the experienced councillor, when asked for his candid judgment as to this or that effort, knows that among every hundred efforts there will be ninety-nine failures. Then the answer is so ready: 鈥淢y dear young lady, do darn your stockings; it will be for the best.鈥?Or perhaps, less tenderly, to the male aspirant: 鈥淵ou must earn some money, you say. Don鈥檛 you think that a stool in a counting-house might be better?鈥?The advice will probably be good advice 鈥?probably, no doubt, as may be proved by the terrible majority of failures. But who is to be sure that he is not expelling an angel from the heaven to which, if less roughly treated, he would soar 鈥?that he is not dooming some Milton to be mute and inglorious, who, but for such cruel ill-judgment, would become vocal to all ages?