Principles of Eugenics: A Practical Treatise

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Moffat, Yard and Company, 1914 - 91페이지
 

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13 페이지 - FLOWER in the crannied wall, I pluck you out of the crannies, I hold you here, root and all, in my hand, Little flower — but if I could understand What you are, root and all, and all in all, I should know what God and man is.
13 페이지 - My heart is awed within me when I think Of the great miracle that still goes on, In silence round me, — the perpetual work Of thy creation, finished, yet renewed Forever.
88 페이지 - ... coming. The children were " sent by God," and if they all turned out to be idiots, the responsibility was God's. But when it became generally realized that it was possible to limit offspring without interfering with conjugal life a step of immense importance was achieved. It became clear to all that the Divine force works through us, and that we are not entitled to cast the burden of our evil actions on any Higher Power.
38 페이지 - Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small; Though with patience he stands waiting, with exactness grinds he all.
50 페이지 - Our love and toil in the years to be, When we are grown and take our place. As men and women with our race. Father in Heaven who lovest all, Oh help Thy children when they call; That they may build from age to age, An undented heritage ! Teach us to bear the yoke in youth, With steadfastness and careful truth; That, in our time, Thy Grace may give The Truth whereby the Nations live.
26 페이지 - Jukes family, as studied by Dugdale, is an excellent illustration of the influence of heredity. From the head of the family, Max Jukes, a great drunkard, descended, in seventy-five years, 200 thieves and murderers, 280 invalids attacked by blindness, idiocy or consumption, 90 prostitutes and 300 children who died prematurely. Out of 709 descendants carefully studied, but few were honest. Of the men, not more than 20 were skilled workmen and 10 of these learned their trade in prison.
90 페이지 - Why is this glorious creature to be found One only in ten thousand ? What one is, "Why may not millions be ? What bars are thrown By Nature in the way of such a hope ? Our animal appetites and daily wants, Are these obstructions insurmountable ? If not, then others vanish into air. " Inspect the basis of the social pile : Inquire...
42 페이지 - I must have my fling, • And they knew the path I would go ; Yet no one told me a thing Of what I needed to know. Folks talk too much of a soul From heavenly joys debarred — And not enough of the babes unborn, By the sins of their fathers scarred.
90 페이지 - Hitherto the development of our race has been unconscious, and we have been allowed no responsibility for its right course. Now in the fulness of time, we are treated as children no more, and the conscious fashioning of the human race is given into our hands. Let us put away childish things, stand up with open eyes, and face our responsibilities.
74 페이지 - In the doubly sacred time before the birth of a child lies far more possibilities than we can ever know.

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