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Page 123 - Veni, Sancte Spiritus, Et emitte coelitus Lucis tuae radium. Veni, pater pauperum, Veni, dator munerum, Veni, lumen cordium. Consolator optime, Dulcis hospes animae, Dulce refrigerium. In labore requies, In aestu temperies, In fletu solatium. O Lux beatissima, Reple cordis intima Tuorum fidelium.
Page 167 - Dr. Whately's writings are characterized by sound thought and solid judgment. Clear and solid sense is his peculiar characteristic. He is often ingenious, generally candid, almost always plain and transparent. He sometimes fails in acuteness, as is seen in the third Essay of the present volume, where, as we think, he fails to apprehend the exact idea of ' election ' ; still, he is more sharp-sighted than the majority of writers on theological topics. " We regard the present volume as, on the whole,...
Page 123 - O lux beatissima! Reple cordis intima, Tuorum fidelium. Sine tuo numine, Nihil est in homine, Nihil est innoxium. Lava quod est sordidum, Riga quod est aridum, Sana quod est saucium, Flecte quod est rigidum, Fove quod est frigidum, Rege quod est devium.
Page 162 - It is the crowning excellence of these Commentaries that they are exactly what they profess to be, critical and grammatical, and therefore, in the best sense of the term, exegetical His results are worthy of all confidence.
Page 163 - Professor Shedd has already achieved a high reputation for the union of philosophic insight with genuine scholarship, of depth and clearness of thought with force and elegance of style, and for profound views of sin and grace, cherished not merely on theoretical, but still more oa moral and experimental grounds.
Page iii - THIS portion of Guericke's Church History continues the account down to AD 1073, when Hildebrand ascended the Papal chair as Gregory VII. It includes, among other topics, the spread of Christianity among the Gothic, Scandinavian, and Sclavic races ; the distracting controversies respecting the two Wills in Christ, Image Worship, and the Sacrament of the Supper; and the great schism between the East and West.
Page 166 - Outlines of a Systematic Rhetoric. From the German of DR. FRANCIS THEREMIN, by WILLIAM GT SHEDD. Third and Revised Edition, with an Introductory Essay by the Translator. 12mo.
Page 162 - We would recommend all scholars of the original Scriptures who seek directness, luminous brevity, the absence of everything irrelevant to strict grammatical inquiry, with a concise and yet very complete view of the opinions of others, to possess themselves of Ellicott'a Commentaries.
Page 167 - An excellent work." New York Evangelist. " The Archbishop's writings are a part of the sterling theological letters of the age, and ought to be possessed by all the studious and thoughtful." Journal and Messenger. " This book had passed through at least eight editions in England before its publication in this country. Dr. Whately is always entitled to a hearing. Never profound, he is always clear ; never very original, he is always instructive ; never disgustingly dogmatic, he always seems...