Things to be Remembered in Daily Life
With Personal Experiences and Recollections
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Things to be Remembered in Daily Life With Personal Experiences and Recollections

By John Timbs
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Table of Contents
  • TO THE READER.
    • ERRATUM.
    • CONTENTS.
  • THINGS TO BE REMEMBERED.
    • Time.
      • TIME: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE.
      • MEASUREMENT OF TIME.
      • PERIODS OF REST.
      • RECKONING DISTANCE BY TIME.
      • SUN-DIALS.
      • THE HOUR-GLASS.
      • CLOCKS AND WATCHES.
      • EARLY RISING.
      • THE ART OF EMPLOYING TIME.
      • TIME AND ETERNITY.
    • Life, and Length of Days.
      • LIFE—A RIVER.
      • THE SPRING-TIME OF LIFE.
      • THE FIRST TWENTY YEARS OF LIFE.
      • PASSING GENERATIONS.
      • AVERAGE DURATION OF LIFE.
      • PASTIMES OF CHILDHOOD RECREATIVE TO MAN.
      • PLEASURES OF THE IMAGINATION LATE IN LIFE.
      • WHAT IS MEMORY?
      • CONSOLATION IN GROWING OLD.
      • LENGTH OF DAYS.
      • HISTORIC TRADITIONS THROUGH FEW LINKS.
      • LONGEVITY IN FAMILIES.
      • FEMALE LONGEVITY.
      • LONGEVITY AND DIET.
      • LONGEVITY AND LOCALITIES.
      • LONGEVITY OF CLASSES.
      • Great Ages
      • THE HAPPY OLD MAN.
      • PREPARATORY TO DEATH.
      • DEATH BEFORE ADAM.
      • FUTURE EARTHLY EXISTENCE OF THE HUMAN RACE.
    • The School of Life.
      • WHAT IS EDUCATION?
      • TEACHING YOUNG CHILDREN.
      • EDUCATION AT HOME.
      • TENDERNESS OF YOUTH.
      • BUSINESS OF EDUCATION.
      • THE CLASSICS.
      • LIBERAL EDUCATION.
      • DR. ARNOLD’S SCHOOL REFORM.
      • SCHOOL INDULGENCE.
      • UNSOUND TEACHING.
      • SELF-FORMATION.
      • PRACTICAL DISCIPLINE.
      • “CRAMMING.”
      • MATHEMATICS.
      • ARISTOTLE.
      • GEOLOGY IN EDUCATION.
      • THE BEST EDUCATION.
      • ADVICE TO THE STUDENT.
      • KNOWLEDGE AND WISDOM.
      • EDUCATION ALARMISTS.
      • YORKSHIRE SCHOOLS.
      • BOOKS FOR THE YOUNG.
      • THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.
      • WHAT IS “ARGUMENT”?
      • HANDWRITING.
      • ENGLISH STYLE.
      • ART OF WRITING.
    • Business-Life.
      • WANT OF A PURSUIT.
      • THE ENGLISH CHARACTER.
      • WORTH OF ENERGY.
      • TEST OF GREATNESS.
      • CHOICE OF A PROFESSION.
      • OFFICIAL LIFE.
      • OFFICIAL QUALIFICATIONS.
      • PUBLIC SPEAKING.
      • OPPORTUNITY.
      • MEN OF BUSINESS.
      • ENGINEERS AND MECHANICIANS.
      • SCIENTIFIC FARMING.
      • LARGE FORTUNES.
      • CIVIC WORTHIES.
      • WORKING AUTHORS AND ARTISTS.
      • WEAR AND TEAR OF PUBLIC LIFE.
    • Home Traits.
      • LOVE OF HOME.
      • FAMILY PORTRAITS.
      • HOW TO KEEP FRIENDS.
      • SMALL COURTESIES.
      • LASTING FRIENDSHIPS.
      • TRUE TONE OF POLITE WRITING.
      • PRIDE AND MEANNESS.
      • HOME THOUGHTS.
    • The Spirit of the Age.
      • PROGRESS OF KNOWLEDGE.
      • SPECIAL PROVIDENCE IN SCIENCE.
      • SCIENTIFIC PROGRESS.
      • TIME AND IMPROVEMENT.
      • EVIL INFLUENCES.
      • WORLDLY MORALITY.
      • SPEAKING THE TRUTH.
      • RESTLESSNESS AND ENTERPRISE.
      • THE PRESENT AND THE PAST.
      • CIRCUMSTANCES AND GENIUS.
      • OUR UNIMAGINATIVE AGE.
      • MARVELS OF THE UNIVERSE.
      • PHYSIOGNOMY.
      • TRADE AND PHILANTHROPY.
    • World-Knowledge.
      • MISCELLANEA.
      • PREDICTIONS OF SUCCESS.
    • Conclusion.
      • EASE OF MIND.
      • THE LIFE OF MAN.
      • THE GOOD MAN’s LIFE.
      • PREDICTIONS OF FLOWERS.
      • THE WORLD’S CYCLES.
      • DEATH ALL-ELOQUENT.
    • Finis.
    • APPENDIX.
      • Generations (page 71).
      • Memory (page 75).
      • Great Ages (page 114).
      • Baron Maseres (page 149).
    • INDEX.
    • Transcriber’s Notes
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