How To Live on 24 Hours a Day (Paperback)

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About Author Enoch Arnold Bennett was born on 27 May 1867 and died on 27 March 1931. He was an English novelist. Book Excerpt: Rise an hour, an hour and a half, or even two hours earlier; and-if you must-retire earlier when you can. In the matter of exceeding programmes, you will accomplish as much in one morning hour as in two evening hours. "But," you say, "I couldn't begin without some food, and servants." Surely, my dear sir, in an age when an excellent spirit-lamp (including a saucepan) can be bought for less than a shilling, you are not going to allow your highest welfare to depend upon the precarious immediate co-operation of a fellow creature Instruct the fellow creature, whoever she may be, at night. Tell her to put a tray in a suitable position over night. On that tray two biscuits, a cup and saucer, a box of matches and a spirit-lamp; on the lamp, the saucepan; on the saucepan, the lid-but turned the wrong way up; on the reversed lid, the small teapot, Book Content: PREFACE I THE DAILY MIRACLE II THE DESIRE TO EXCEED ONE'S PROGRAMME III PRECAUTIONS BEFORE BEGINNING IV THE CAUSE OF THE TROUBLE V TENNIS AND THE IMMORTAL SOUL VI REMEMBER HUMAN NATURE VII CONTROLLING THE MIND VIII THE REFLECTIVE MOOD IX INTEREST IN THE ARTS X NOTHING IN LIFE IS HUMDRUM XI SERIOUS READING XII DANGERS TO AVOID.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781477457566
ISBN-10: 1477457569
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: May 12th, 2012
Pages: 86
Language: English