A Memory of Edward Thring (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1889 - 279 pages
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Page 255 - Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee...
Page 126 - She dwelt among the untrodden ways Beside the springs of Dove, A Maid whom there were none to praise And very few to love: A violet by a mossy stone Half hidden from the eye ! Fair as a star, when only one Is shining in the sky. She lived unknown, and few could know When Lucy ceased to be; But she is in her grave, and, oh, The difference to me!
Page 14 - There have been times, and I knew them well enough, when schools were like prisons, and there was some wretched kind of excuse for cheating your gaolers. But you don't live in a prison here. We make your life free and pleasant, we trust you, we make your temptations few, we make it easy to live a true life and then you turn traitors to truth. Now, which you will! The prison, if you prefer ; bars and bolts (I could make a prison if I chose) ; or the free life of a true society. But you sha'n't...
Page 61 - But as touching the resurrection of the dead, have ye not read that which was spoken unto you by God, saying, I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob ? God is not the God of the dead, but of the living.
Page 272 - As he was following the ewes great with young ones he took him : that he might feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance. 73 So he fed them with a faithful and true heart : and ruled them prudently with all his power.
Page 9 - The springs of waters were seen, and the foundations of the round world were discovered at thy chiding, O Lord, at the blasting of the breath of thy displeasure.
Page 190 - But if it fell, then this were well, That I should with it fall ; Since, for my part, I have built my heart In the courses of its wall. " Ay ! I were fain, long to remain, Watch in my tower to keep, And tend my light in the stormiest night That ever did move the deep.
Page 245 - The Inspector destroys teaching, because he is bound by law and necessity to examine according to a given pattern ; and the perfection of teaching is, that it does not work by a given pattern.
Page 281 - Clough (Arthur Hugh). THE POEMS AND PROSE REMAINS OF ARTHUR HUGH CLOUGH. With a Selection from his Letters and a Memoir.
Page 221 - For an ye heard a music, like enow They are building still, seeing the city is built To music, therefore never built at all, And therefore built for ever.

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