The English Republic, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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W. J. Linton, 1851 - Republicanism
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Page 294 - For as we have many members In one body, and all members have not the same office: So we, being many, are one body in Christ and every one members one of another.
Page 105 - God and the People. God at the summit of the social edifice; the people, the universality of our brethren, at the base. God, the Father and Educator ; the people, the progressive interpreter of his law. No true society can exist without a common belief and a common aim. Religion declares the belief and the aim. Politics regulate society in the practical realization of that belief, and prepare the means of attaining that aim.
Page 107 - ... them. Adore enthusiasm, the dreams of the virgin soul, and the visions of .early youth, for they are a perfume of paradise which the soul retains in issuing from the hands of its Creator. Respect, above all things, your conscience; have upon your lips the truth implanted by God in your hearts...
Page 202 - Brothers ! When Christ came, and changed the face of the world, he spoke not of rights to' the rich, who needed not to achieve them ; nor to the poor, who would doubtless have abused them, in imitation of the rich ; he spoke not of utility nor of interest to a people whom interest and utility had corrupted ; he spoke of Duty, he spoke of Love, of Sacrifice, and of Faith ; and he said that they should be first among all who had contributed most by their labour to the good of all.
Page 232 - ... will have power to rouse the inert to action, to give courage to the timid, the enthusiasm of sacrifice to the calculating, and Faith to those who distrust and reject all mere human ideas. Prove to mankind that the work of progressive development to which you would call them is a part of the design of God, and none will rebel. Prove to them that the earthly duties to be fulfilled here below, are an essential portion of their immortal life, and all the calculations of the present will vanish before...
Page 231 - Render unto Csesar the things which are Caesar's, and unto God the things which are God's.
Page 298 - We should manifest our good will and affection, according to our station, in endeavouring to promote the prosperity of our native land, Russia (not Poland), as well as that of the Emperor our father, and of his august family. Quest. 10. Is it incumbent on us to pray for the Emperor, and for Russia our country ? Ans. Both publicly and privately, beseeching the Almighty to grant the Emperor health, integrity, happiness, and security.
Page 276 - Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day. And he said, Let me go, for the day breaketh. And he said, I will not let thee go, except thou bless me.
Page 328 - I ought, as a rational agent, to be determined now by what I shall then wish. I had done, when I shall feel the consequences of my actions most deeply and sensibly.
Page 325 - ... whether my own, or another's, whether conceived of as consisting in one or more things, that is because it possesses that essential property common to all good, without which it would cease to be good at all, and which has a general tendency to excite certain given affections in my mind. I conceive that the knowledge of many different sorts of good must lead to the love or desire of all these, and that this knowledge of...

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