Author:Battersby, Helen


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In Toleration, 1995

By: Battersby, Helen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canada, Fox River Paper Company: 1995

Seller ID: 3560

Condition: Fine condition

I've had this since 1995 when it was new. Several times I took it out with the idea of listing it, but I never did. Now, twelve years later, it's moment has come. The front and back of the cover has writing, black on black, from the preamble to the Charter of the United Nations. Inside there is one sentence penned by Kahlil Gibran from his book Sand and Foam, 1926. The quote is this: "We shall never understand one another until we reduce the language to seven words." And that is how many there are here -- seven -- compassion, pathos, perception, temperance, balance, truth and possibility. Eac... View more info