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" On that best portion of a good man's life, His little, nameless, unremembered, acts Of kindness and of love. "
The Friend, ed. by R. Smith, Vol. [1st and 2nd eds. of vol.1. The 1st ed. of ... - Page 244
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Thinking Outside the Church: 110 Ways to Connect with Your Spiritual Nature

Jennifer Leigh Selig - Religion - 2004 - 306 pages
...pleasure to a single heart by a single kind act is better than a thousand head•bowings in prayer. Saddi That best portion of a good man's life; his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. William Wordsworth Neither genius, fame, nor love shows the greatness of the souL Only kindness...
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Literature and Science: Social Impact and Interaction

John H. Cartwright, Brian Baker - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 471 pages
...and felt along the heart, And passing even into my purer mind With tranquil restoration: — feelings too Of unremembered pleasure; such perhaps As may...little, nameless, unremembered acts Of kindness and love. (1. 27-36) Notice how Wordsworth has modified the scheme of Hartley, whereby sensations pass...
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The Betrayal of Tradition: Essays on the Spiritual Crisis of Modernity

Harry Oldmeadow - Philosophy - 2005 - 386 pages
...doing of one's own work to the best of one's ability, in what did it consist? Instead he wrote of, that best portion of a good man's life, His little, nameless, unremembered acts Of kindness and of love.34 There is nothing to be said against little acts of kindness and love. But to claim that...
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What Successful Principals Do!: 169 Tips for Principals

Franzy Fleck - Education - 2005 - 183 pages
...working on your laptop computer, not grading papers, starting and ending times, and rules for talking. That best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. — William Wordsworth Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices. — Ralph Waldo Emerson...
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The Little Giant Encyclopedia of Inspirational Quotes

Wendy Toliver - Reference - 2004 - 511 pages
...heart is no island cut off from other lands, but a continent that joins to them. — Francis Bacon That best portion of a good man's life; his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. — William Wordsworth You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it...
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The Mentor: The True Story of an Hourly Factory Employee who Became ...

Tim Hendricks - 2005 - 240 pages
...another to reflect on his life, some little thing about his life. What the poet Woodsworth said was, "The best portion of a good man's life; his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love." No doubt, many of us will remember Ralph as, or in the words of the poet Whitman, (Whitman eulogized...
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Curious Facts about Howard Hughes

Kekionga Press - Education - 2005 - 100 pages
...Labor are created; US Forest Service is established; railroads become federally controlled; etc. "The best portion of a good man's life, His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love." William Wordsworth Teddy Roosevelt's father was the "best man "he ever knew (76). "Hewas...
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The Heron Dance Book of Love and Gratitude

Ann O'Shaughnessy - Poetry - 2005 - 78 pages
...more thoughtful for others than I. VK Aneniev, from DERSU THE TRAPPER . . . £/ltt£ &€&£ foriuHb of a good man's life, His little, nameless, unremembered acts Of kindness and of love. William Wordsworth travel in is called Surrender. My two oars are instant forgiveness and...
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Rituals of Spontaneity: Sentiment and Secularism from Free Prayer to Wordsworth

Lori Branch - Religion - 2006 - 348 pages
..."belief upon which the poem hinges in the middle section: that from Nature come restorative pleasures "As may have had no trivial influence / On that best...little, nameless, unremembered acts / Of kindness and of love," as well as heightened states of consciousness "In which the affections gently lead us on"...
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The Quote Verifier: Who Said What, Where, and When

Ralph Keyes - Reference - 2007 - 416 pages
...admonition has been misattributed to Lao Tzu. An antecedent can be found in William Wordsworth's lines "On that best portion of a good man's life, / His...little, nameless, unremembered, acts / Of kindness and of love." Verdict: Credit Anne Herbert. "READ my lips. " This saying had been street common long before...
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