Matthew Arnold and His Relation to the Thought of Our Time
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Matthew Arnold and His Relation to the Thought of Our Time: An Appreciation ...
William Harbutt Dawson
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Page 6 - Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin; That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.
Page 64 - There is the power of conduct, the power of intellect and knowledge, the power of beauty. The power of conduct is the greatest of all.
Page 26 - Culture is then properly described not as having its origin in curiosity, but as having its origin in the love of perfection; it is a study of perfection. It moves by the force, not merely or primarily of the scientific passion for pure knowledge, but also of the moral and social passion for doing good.
Page 180 - Go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost...
Page iv - But often, in the world's most crowded streets, But often, in the din of strife, There rises an unspeakable desire After the knowledge of our buried life, A thirst to spend our fire and restless force In tracking out our true, original course...
Page 33 - It does not try to teach down to the level of inferior classes; it does not try to win them for this or that sect of its own, with ready-made judgments and watchwords.
Page 29 - I say that the English reliance on our religious organisations and on their ideas of human perfection just as they stand, is like our reliance on freedom, on muscular Christianity, on population, on coal, on wealth, — mere belief in machinery, and unfruitful...
Page 155 - Religion, if we follow the intention of human thought and human language in the use of the word, is ethics heightened, enkindled, lit] up by feeling ; the passage from morality to religion is made when to morality is applied emotion. And the true meaning of religion is thus not morality, but morality touched by emotion.
Page 26 - There is a view in which all the love of our neighbour, the impulses towards action, help, and beneficence, the desire for removing human error, clearing human confusion, and diminishing human misery, the noble aspiration to leave the world better and happier than we found it...
Page 110 - ... the power of conduct, the power of intellect and knowledge, the power of beauty, and the power of social life and manners...