The Irish Monthly, Volume 14 (Google eBook)

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Page 447 - Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing at the right hand of God.
Page 111 - If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth the writing.
Page 338 - BE NOT AFRAID TO PRAY. T> E not afraid to pray to pray is right. *-* Pray, if thou canst, with hope ; but ever pray, Though hope be weak, or sick with long delay : Pray in the darkness, if there be no light. Far is the time, remote from human sight, When war and discord on the earth shall cease ; Yet every prayer for universal peace Avails the blessed time to expedite.
Page 296 - Why am I thus bereaved thy prime decree ? The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar cave.
Page 668 - Sing a song of sixpence, A pocket full of rye; Four and twenty blackbirds Baked in a pie. When the pie was opened, The birds began to sing; Was not that a dainty dish To set before the king!
Page 190 - Bless the Lord, O my soul: and let all that is within me bless His holy Name.
Page 338 - We kneel, and all around us seems to lower; We rise, and all the distant and the near Stands forth in sunny outline, brave and clear! We kneel, how weak! we rise, how full of power! Why therefore should we do ourselves this wrong, Or others, that we are not always strong; That we are ever overborne with care; That we should ever weak or heartless be, Anxious or troubled, when with us is prayer. And joy and strength and courage are with Thee.
Page 53 - John Nicholas. The Chair of Peter ; or, the Papacy considered in its Institution, Development, and Organization, and in the Benefits which for over Eighteen Centuries it has conferred on Mankind.
Page 338 - LORD, what a change within us one short hour Spent in thy presence will prevail to make, What heavy burdens from our bosoms take, What parched grounds refresh, as with a shower ! We kneel, and all around us seems to lower ; We rise, and all, the distant and the near, Stands forth in sunny outline, brave and clear : We kneel how weak, we rise how full of power.
Page 613 - Ireland has near seven millions of working people, the third unit of whom, it appears by Statistic Science, has not for thirty weeks each year as many third-rate potatoes as will suffice him. It is a fact perhaps the most eloquent that was ever written down in any language, at any date of the world's history. Was change and reformation needed in Ireland ? Has Ireland been governed and guided in a 'wise and loving

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