Words I Wish I’d Written: Time and Conscience

The whole of Lucy’s behaviour in the affair, and the prosperity which crowned it, therefore, may be held forth as a most encouraging instance of what an earnest, an unceasing attention to self-interest, however its progress may be apparently obstructed, will do in securing every advantage of fortune, with no other sacrifice than that of time and conscience.

— Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility

Leslie Charteris on What the Well Dressed Man is Wearing
Today’s Aquinas: God Always Understands
Prayer and the Big Game: Can You Pray Before You Play?
Ngaio Marsh on Sophomores
About willduquette