LAUDER— to be Despised - Charles Spurgeon
One of our ancient nobility had inscribed over his castle gate these words, which we commend to all persons who are thin-skinned in the matter of private gossip or public opinion.
WHAT DO THEY SAY?
LET THEM SAY.
(LANDER- How to Overcome it. Some person reported to the amiable poet Tasso that a malicious enemy spoke ill of him to all the world. ” Let him persevere,” said Tasso, ” his rancor gives me no pain. How much better is it that he should speak ill of me to all the world, than that all the world should speak ill of me to him.”