Essays and Remains of the Rev. Robert Alfred Vaughan, Band 1

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J.W. Parker and Sons, 1858

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Seite 93 - There are also celestial bodies, and bodies terrestrial; but the glory of the celestial is one, and the glory of the terrestrial is another.
Seite 56 - O for a draught of vintage, that hath been Cool'da long age in the deep-delved earth, Tasting of Flora and the country-green, Dance, and Provencal song, and sun-burnt mirth! O for a beaker full of the warm South, Full of the true, the blushful Hippocrene...
Seite liv - Our log-rolling, our stumps and their politics, our fisheries, our Negroes and Indians, our boats and our repudiations, the wrath of rogues and the pusillanimity of honest men, the northern trade, the southern planting, the western clearing, Oregon and Texas, are yet unsung. Yet America is a poem in our eyes; its ample geography dazzles the imagination, and it will not wait long for metres.
Seite 11 - Thou shalt prove How salt the savour is of others' bread, How hard the passage to descend and climb By others
Seite xci - For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ, who died for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him.
Seite 80 - Schleiermacher makes the words of Anselm his motto, — ' qui non crediderit non experietur, et, qui expertus non fuerit, non intelliget.
Seite 134 - The intelligible forms of ancient poets, The fair humanities of old religion', The power, the beauty, and the majesty, That had her haunts in dale, or piny mountain, Or forest by slow stream, or pebbly spring, Or chasms and watery depths ; all these have vanished. They live no longer in the faith of reason...
Seite xiii - ... great danger to which his character exposed him. At that time, however, I believe it was quite subordinate to his love of learning and his thirst for intellectual acquisition, and it did not much impress me. I have since been convinced that my judgment on this point was not unfounded." * My son had now passed from the classes of the School to those of the College. His daily preparations for the work of the class-room were regular and thorough. He stood well as a prizeman, in one department or...
Seite 128 - But when God commands to take the trumpet, and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall say, or what he shall conceal.
Seite lxviii - Unto Him who is able to keep you from falling and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy, to the only wise God, our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power both now and forever.

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