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" One great principle, which we should lay down as immovably true, is, that, if a good work cannot be carried on by the calm, self-controlled, benevolent spirit of Christianity, then the time for doing it has not come. God asks not the aid of our vices.... "
A SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF COM. ROBERT F. STOCKTON - Page 76
1856
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THOUGHTS, SELECTED FROM THE WRITNGS OF THE REV. WILLIAM E.CHANNING

HENRY A. MILES - 1859
...which we should lay down as immovably true, is, that if a good work cannot be carried on by the calm, self-controlled, benevolent spirit of Christianity,...are not the chosen instruments of human happiness. No department of literature is so false as biography. The object is, not to let down the hero ; and...
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Cotton is King, and Pro-slavery Arguments: Comprising the Writings of ...

David Christy, Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Thornton Stringfellow, Robert Goodloe Harper, James Henry Hammond, Samuel Adolphus Cartwright, Charles Hodge - Citizenship - 1860 - 890 pages
...which we should lay down as immovably true, is, that if a good work cannot be carried on by the calm, selfcontrolled, benevolent spirit of Christianity, then the time for doing it has ugt yet come.' Such was his language, when opposing slavery. Were he now living, the delirious spirit...
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Works, Volumes 1-2

William Ellery Channing - 1862
...carried on by lhe calm, self-controlled, benevolent spirit of Christianity, then the time lor d67t, it has not come. God asks not the aid of our vices. Ho can overrule them for good, but they are not the chosen instruments of human happiness. We, indeed,...
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The works of William Ellery Channing, Volume 2

William Ellery Channing - Theology - 1903
...cannot be carried on by the calm, self-controlled, benevolent spirit of Christianity, then the lime for doing it has not come. God asks not the aid of...are not the chosen instruments of human happiness. We, indeed, need zeal, fervent zeal, such as will fear no man's power, and shrink before no man's frown,...
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Methodist Review, Volume 36

1854
...which we should lay down as immovably true is, that if a good work cannot be earned on by the calm, self-controlled, benevolent spirit of Christianity,...are not the chosen instruments of human happiness." "Legal protection is practically denied by the refusal to admit "coloured testimony " in courts of...
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Genteel Rhetoric: Writing High Culture in Nineteenth-century Boston

Dorothy C. Broaddus - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 136 pages
...which we should lay down as immovably true, is that if a good work cannot be carried on by the calm, self-controlled, benevolent spirit of Christianity, then the time for doing it has not come. William Ellery Channing We are afraid of our own principles as a raw recruit of his musket. ...
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The Emerson Dilemma: Essays on Emerson and Social Reform

T. Gregory Garvey - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 264 pages
...which we should lay down as immovably true, is, that, if a good work cannot be carried on by the calm, self-controlled, benevolent spirit of Christianity, then the time for doing it has not come" (ELP 41 1). For Emerson it became clear by the 1850s that polite discourse would only go so far and...
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The Students' Cabinet Library of Useful Tracts, Volume 7

1839
...which we should lay down as immoveably true, is, that if a good work cannot be carried on by the calm, self-controlled, benevolent spirit of Christianity,...are not the chosen instruments of human happiness. We, indeed, need zeal, fervent zeal, such as will fear no man's power, and shrink before no man's frown,...
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