Never did I read such tosh. As for the first two chapters we will let them pass, but the 3rd 4th 5th 6th—merely the scratching of pimples on the body of the bootboy at Claridges.
If we didn’t live venturously, plucking the wild goat by the beard, and trembling over precipices, we should never be depressed, I’ve no doubt; but already should be faded, fatalistic and aged.
I add this also, that natural ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue than education with out natural ability.
No amount of ability is the slightest avail with out honor.
Natural ablilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study.