Dr. Appleton: His Life and Literary Relics

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Trübner and Company, 1881 - Research - 350 pages

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Page 175 - Not mine own fears, nor the prophetic soul Of the wide world dreaming on things to come, Can yet the lease of my true love control, Supposed as forfeit to a confined doom.
Page 306 - Depart from us ; for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways. "What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?
Page 161 - What we commonly call man, the eating, drinking, planting, counting man, does not, as we know him, represent himself, but misrepresents himself. Him we do not respect, but the soul, whose organ he is, would he let it appear through his action, would make our knees bend. When it breathes through his intellect, it is genius ; when it breathes through his will, it is virtue ; when it flows through his affection, it is love.
Page 289 - It appeareth in nothing more, that atheism is rather in the lip than in the heart of man, than by this, that atheists will ever be talking of that their opinion,. as if they fainted in it within themselves...
Page 200 - In the theological state, the human mind, seeking the essential nature of beings, the first and final causes (the origin and purpose) of all effects —in short, Absolute knowledge— supposes all phenomena to be produced by the immediate action of supernatural beings.
Page 290 - Just are the ways of God, And justifiable to men ; Unless there be, who think not God at all : If any be, they walk obscure ; For of such doctrine never was there school, But the heart of the fool, And no man therein doctor but himself.
Page 132 - Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands. They have mouths, but they speak not : eyes have they, but they see not...
Page 212 - Hebraism and Hellenism, — between these two points of influence moves our world. At one time it feels more powerfully the attraction of one of them, at another time of the other ; and it ought to be, though it never is, evenly and happily balanced between them.

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