In Grandma conviction and resolve were powerful, and advanced hand in hand. There is a saying, ‘To think is to act’; which describes her well. Such natures are often heroic; they move mountains. But it must be hinted that while such natures are admirable they are subject to one grave defect: too often, action which should be the result of thought, becomes the substitute for it. Presently, ‘to act is to think’ seems an excellent precept, and by and by merely to act seems all that is necessary. Then the wrong mountains may get moved.

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