Old and New, Volume 11 (Google eBook)

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Edward Everett Hale
Lee & Shepard, 1875 - Liberalism (Religion)
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Page 373 - If music and sweet poetry agree, As they must needs, the sister and the brother, Then must the love be great "twixt thee and me, Because thou lov'st the one, and I the other. Dowland to thee is dear, whose heavenly touch Upon the lute doth ravish human sense ; Spenser to me, whose deep conceit is such As, passing all conceit, needs no defence. Thou lov'st to hear the sweet melodious sound That Phoebus...
Page 597 - Muni, and putting to the blush the sometimes sullied, though generally admirable, teaching of Socrates and Plato, and the whole round of Greek philosophers, he presented the rare spectacle of a life, so far as we can estimate it, uniformly noble and consistent with his own lofty principles, so that the "imitation of Christ...
Page 256 - I know you want not zeal or fortitude. You will maintain your rights, or perish in the generous struggle. However difficult the combat, you never will decline it when freedom is the prize. An independence of Great Britain is not our aim. No, our wish is, that Britain and the colonies may, like the oak and ivy, grow and increase in strength together.
Page 382 - ... done by them in the execution of the law, or for the suppression of riots and tumults in the province of Massachusetts Bay, in New England...
Page 32 - What is it then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also : I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also.
Page 35 - I went up by revelation; and I laid before them (but privately before those who were of repute) the gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, lest somehow I should be running or had run in vain.
Page 388 - Gardner's ambush proved fatal to Lord Percy, and another General Officer, who were killed on the spot the first fire. To counterbalance this good news, the story is, that our first man in command (who he is I know not) is also killed.
Page 256 - Having redeemed your country, and secured the blessing to future generations, who, fired by your example, shall emulate your virtues, and learn from you the heavenly art of making millions happy ; with heartfelt joy, with transports all your own, you cry, the glorious work is done ; then drop the mantle to some young Elisha, and take your seats with kindred spirits in your native skies 1 JAMES WILSON.
Page 336 - Like a tale of little meaning tho' the words are strong; Chanted from an ill-used race of men that cleave the soil. Sow the seed, and reap the harvest with enduring toil, Storing yearly little dues of wheat, and wine and oil; Till they perish and they...
Page 452 - Marshals, and now the buzz is hushed, and hark ! Now the soft peaceğmarch beats, home, brothers, home ! The caps and helmets are all garlanded With green boughs, the last plundering of the fields. The city gates fly open of themselves...

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