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Page 149 - We know that when he shall appear we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is.
Page 359 - As also, in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things ; in which are some things hard to be understood, which the unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, to their own destruction.
Page 95 - I will declare the decree : the Lord hath said unto me, Thou art my son ; this day have I begotten thee. Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession.
Page 316 - Knowst thou what wove yon woodbird's nest Of leaves and feathers from her breast ? Or how the fish outbuilt her shell, Painting with morn each annual cell ? Or how the sacred pine-tree adds To her old leaves new myriads ? Such and so grew these holy piles, While love and terror laid the tiles.
Page 183 - Until we all meet into the unity of faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the age of the fulness of Christ.
Page 316 - Earth proudly wears the Parthenon, As the best gem upon her zone. And Morning opes with haste her lids To gaze upon the Pyramids; O'er England's abbeys bends the sky. As on its friends, with kindred eye; For out of thought's interior sphere These wonders rose to upper air; And Nature gladly gave them place, Adopted them into her race, .And granted them an equal date With Andes and with Ararat.
Page 185 - And I will ask the Father, and He shall give you another Paraclete, that He may abide with you for ever. The Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth Him not, nor knoweth Him : but you shall know Him, because He shall abide with you, and shall be in you.
Page 316 - These temples grew as grows the grass ; Art might obey, but not surpass. The passive Master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned; And the same power that reared the shrine, Bestrode the tribes that knelt within. Ever the fiery Pentecost Girds with one flame the countless host, Trances the heart through chanting choirs, And through the priest the mind inspires.
Page 289 - It is a secret which every intellectual man quickly learns, that, beyond the energy of his possessed and conscious intellect, he is capable of a new energy (as of an intellect doubled on itself), by abandonment to the nature of things ; that, beside his privacy of power as an individual man, there is a THE POET.