The Jewish question and the mission of the Jews (Google eBook)

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Gay and Bird, 1894 - Jews - 332 pages
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Page 63 - So I prophesied as I was commanded : and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold a shaking, and the bones came together, bone to his bone.
Page 33 - If I forget thee, 0 Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning. 6 If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.
Page 163 - India during the second half of the eighteenth and the first half of the nineteenth century.
Page 63 - Then said he unto me, Prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to the wind, Thus saith the Lord GOD ; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live. So I prophesied as he commanded me, and the breath came into them, and they lived, and stood up upon their feet, an exceeding great army.
Page 345 - American fishes. A popular treatise upon the game and food fishes of North America with especial reference to habits and methods of capture.
Page 66 - ought to console themselves that they have lost Jerusalem and the Ark ; such a loss is but trifling in comparison with the Bible, the indestructible treasure which they have saved. The regeneration of my religious feeling I owe to this holy book, and it became to me as well a source of salvation as an object of the most glowing admiration. I had not been particularly fond of Moses formerly...
Page 83 - The eminence, the nobleness of a people, depends on its capability of being stirred by memories, and of striving for what we call spiritual ends ends which consist not in immediate material possession, but in the satisfaction of a great feeling that animates the collective body as with one soul.
Page 270 - Lombard merchants, at the close of the twelfth and the beginning of the thirteenth century.
Page 84 - ... precedents in its history and to the better genius breathing in its institutions. It is this living force of sentiment in common which makes a national consciousness. Nations so moved will resist conquest with the very breasts of their women, will pay their millions and their blood to abolish slaver}', will share privation in famine and all calamity, will produce poets to sing " some great story of a man," and thinkers whose theories will bear the test of action.
Page 85 - For, to repeat, not only the nobleness of a nation depends on the presence of this national consciousness, but also the nobleness of each individual citizen.

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