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Excerpt from Some Aspects of Indian Education Your President said something about not being afraid. Every man should be afraid; but there 15 only one thing to be afraid of - the only thing in the world that can hurt him - himself. There is no civilization, no Government, that can make a man a liar or a thief. There is but one power to do that - his own - and therefore that is the only thing he need fear. Because 'i believe truth should appeal to all, and this special truth doubly to Catholic Americans, I think it well to speak to you on one of the most im portant problems in the United States, one in which every man and every part or the United States are concerned. I imagine, and have for years imagined, that one of the ancient fables -was something more than a fairy tale - the fable of Procrustes - the fabulous giant with his patent bed, the giant who went out upon the highway and way laid all who passed and compelled them to partake of his hospitality and who insisted that they must fit his bed. If they were too long he would chop off their legs; if too short, he would rack them. And I think, gentlemen, we know that giant, although Theseus thought he killed him 2500 years ago. Who can he be, but that smiling bully, Philanthropy? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.