Character
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Character

By Samuel Smiles
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I. Influence of character : Character a great power in the world ; Common duty ; Character above learning and wealth ; Character a property ; Honesty of character ; Principles ; Reliableness ; Practical wisdom ; Sheridan and Burke ; Character and circumstances ; Formation of character ; The late prince consort ; Force of character ; The conscientious man ; The quality of reverence ; Intrepidy of character ; Lord Palmerston ; Contagiousness of energy ; The Napiers and Sir John Moore ; Washington, wellington ; Influence of personal character ; Reverence for great men ; Luther, Knox, Dante ; Character a great legacy ; Character of nations ; Washington Irving and Sir Walter Scott ; Character and freedom ; Nations strengthened by trials ; Noble and ignoble patriotism ; Decline and fall of nations ; Stability of character of nations

Table of Contents
  • CHARACTER
  • Contents
  • CHAPTER I.—INFLUENCE OF CHARACTER.
  • CHAPTER II.—HOME POWER.
  • CHAPTER III.—COMPANIONSHIP AND EXAMPLES
  • CHAPTER IV.—WORK.
  • CHAPTER V.—COURAGE.
  • CHAPTER VI.—SELF-CONTROL.
  • CHAPTER VII.—DUTY—TRUTHFULNESS.
  • CHAPTER VIII.—TEMPER.
  • CHAPTER IX.—MANNER—ART.
  • CHAPTER X—COMPANIONSHIP OF BOOKS.
  • CHAPTER XI.—COMPANIONSHIP IN MARRIAGE.
  • CHAPTER XII—THE DISCIPLINE OF EXPERIENCE.
  • FOOTNOTES:
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