And my remembrance of them both, choking me, I broke down as I was trying to say that her home was my home, and that all she had was mine, and that I would have gone to her for shelter, but for her humble station, which made me fear that I might bring some trouble on her—I broke down, I say, as I was trying to say so, and laid my face in my hands upon the table.
The Home of the Serpents is a horrible place.
"The Home of the Serpents is a horrible place," he said.
Nay, friend Jonathan," he said, "in this, the quickest way home is the longest way, so your proverb say.
Home's not merely four square walls, Tho with pictures hung and gilded; Home is where affection calls-- Where its shrine the heart has builded.
His home was a great Georgian mansion atop the well-nigh precipitous hill that rises just east of the river; and from the rear windows of its rambling wings he could look dizzily out over all the clustered spires, domes, roofs, and skyscraper summits of the lower town to the purple hills of the countryside beyond.
His Benares home was my nightly goal of pilgrimage.
“Oh, those homes are frauds.
I don't want you to think I am a coward, but I do want to be like the other girls, and that Dreadful Home looming over my childhood is the one great big difference.
The Home is the crystal of society—the nucleus of national character; and from that source, be it pure or tainted, issue the habits, principles and maxims, which govern public as well as private life.
Home is in this manner the centre, if I may say so, round which the capitals of the inhabitants of every country are continually circulating, and towards which they are always tending, though, by particular causes, they may sometimes be driven off and repelled from it towards more distant employments.
And the day will come when I shall break -all- the chains of the earth, and raze the cities of the enslaved, and my home will become the capital of a world where each man will be free to exist for his own sake.
His home would never be the abode of an angel and seven sweet little cherubs."