Throughout his life, Staughton Lynd has remained steadfast in both his activism and his beliefs. He is a social democratic pacifist who believes strongly in local organizing.
Forgetting by Robert Lynd Forgetting by Robert Lynd Robert Lynd is a humorous writer who deals with the ordinary matter of forgetting in a jovial manner.
Modern man remembers the telephone numbers and addresses of his friends. He does not forget the appointments for lunch and dinner. It is surprising how he remembers the names of the actors, actresses, cricketers, footballers, and murderers.
No man forgets a single item in his clothing while dressing in the morning and no one forgets to shut the front door while leaving the house in the morning. Yet in some matters like taking medicine, posting letters and carrying back all things after a journey, men seem to be forgetful.
Among the articles left in trains and taxis, book, walking sticks and umbrellas are very common. It is also found out that the young people forget more than the older ones and the sportsmen and anglers have worse memories than the ordinary serious minded people.
A considerable number of lost balls, cricket bats and fishing rods left in trains illustrate this fact. Sometimes great men like Coleridge and Socrates may not remember ordinary things like posting letters. Yet that does not mean that intelligent people have bad memory. Often good memory is combined with intelligence.
Great writers and composers of music usually have excellent memory. The author concludes his essay by giving an example of an absent minded father who took his baby in a perambulator. He left the perambulator outside to have drink in a public house on the way.
Meanwhile his wife came that way for shopping and took away the baby with the perambulator.
To her shock her husband came and asked for lunch. He had forgotten that he had taken the baby with him. The author concludes that the ordinary men are surely above such level of absent-mindedness.An autographed baseball rolls oﬀ of a m high desk and strikes the ﬂoor m away from the desk.
How fast was it rolling on the desk before it fell oﬀ? The acceleration of gravity is m/s 2. The Money Box by Robert Lynd. The Money Box: Robert Lynd Robert Lynd wrote under the pen name ‘Y.Y’.
He is undoubtedly one of the greatest essayists of modern English literature. He was an Irishman and was educated at Belfast and started his literary career with delightful sketches of Irish life.
Robert S. Lynd and Helen Merral Lynd, Middletown: A Study in American Culture - Videri Add a new page edit this panel Robert S. Back to the desk by business sale proposal lynd the best view of the bay may be from a chair in a window of your hotel.
Throughout the city, the distribution of household and other technologies lacks equity as the authors note that some houses have many such items. 1) Eighteen holes of match play will teach you more about your foe than 18 years of dealing with him across a desk.
--Grantland Rice 2) Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child. Robert Lynd Back To The Desk. Robert Wilson lynd [pic] Born in Belfast and educated at R.B.A.I.
and the then Queen's College, where he studied classics. He worked briefly for The Northern Whig before moving to Manchester and then to London as a free-lance journalist. He was born in Belfast to Robert John Lynd, a Presbyterian minister, and Sarah Rentoul Lynd, the second of seven children.
Lynd's paternal great-grandfather emigrated from Scotland to Ireland. Lynd was educated at Royal Belfast Academical Institution, studying at Queen's regardbouddhiste.com: Sylvia Dryhurst.