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Home Lights and Shadows

By Arthur, Timothy Shay

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Book Id: WPLBN0000181088
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Reproduction Date: 2005
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Title: Home Lights and Shadows  
Author: Arthur, Timothy Shay
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Classic Literature Collection
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Arthur, T. S. (n.d.). Home Lights and Shadows. Retrieved from http://netlibrary.net/


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PREFACE: HOME! How at the word, a crowd of pleasant thoughts awaken. What sun-bright images are pictured to the imagination. Yet, there is no home without its shadows as well as sunshine. Love makes the home-lights and selfishness the shadows. Ah! how dark the shadow at times—how faint and fleeting the sunshine. How often selfishness towers up to a giant height, barring out from our dwellings every golden ray. There are few of us, who do not, at times, darken with our presence the homes that should grow bright at our coming. It is sad to acknowledge this; yet, in the very acknowledgement is a promise of better things, for, it is rarely that we confess, without a resolution to overcome the evil that mars our own and others' happiness. Need we say, that the book now presented to the reader is designed to aid in the work...

Table of Contents
· PREFACE. · RIGHTS AND WRONGS. · THE HUMBLED PHARISEE. · ROMANCE AND REALITY. · IT'S NONE OF MY BUSINESS. · THE MOTHER'S PROMISE. · THE TWO HUSBANDS. · CHAPTER II. · CHAPTER III. · VISITING AS NEIGHBORS. · NOT AT HOME. · THE FATAL ERROR. · FOLLOWING THE FASHIONS. · A DOLLAR ON THE CONSCIENCE. · AUNT MARY'S SUGGESTION. · HELPING THE POOR. · COMMON PEOPLE. · MAKING A SENSATION. · SOMETHING FOR A COLD. · THE PORTRAIT. · VERY POOR.

 

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