The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 4

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Leavitt, Trow, & Company, 1845

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Page 236 - The body of Christ is given, taken, and eaten in the Supper, only after an heavenly and spiritual manner. And the mean whereby the body of Christ is received and eaten in the Supper, is faith.
Page 226 - When I mention religion, I mean the Christian religion ; and not only the Christian religion, but the Protestant religion ; and not only the Protestant religion, but the Church of England.
Page 221 - Ecstasy! My pulse, as yours, doth temperately keep time, And makes as healthful music. It is not madness That I have utter'd : bring me to the test, And I the matter will re-word, which madness Would gambol from.
Page 150 - I have no desire other than to step back from my present place in the world, and not to rise to a higher. Still, there are works, which, with God's permission, I would do before the night cometh, — especially that great work, if I might be permitted to take part in it. But above all, let me mind my own personal work, — to keep myself pure and zealous and believing, — laboring to do God's will, yet not anxious that it should be done by me rather than by others, if God disapproves of my doing...
Page 414 - Distinct with eyes, and from the living wheels Distinct alike with multitude of eyes; One spirit in them rul'd; and every eye Glar'd lightning, and shot forth pernicious fire Among the' accurs'd, that wither'd all their strength, And of their wonted vigour left them drain'd, Exhausted, spiritless, afflicted, fall'n.
Page 330 - As long as you are journeying in the interior of the Desert you have no particular point to make for as your resting-place. The endless sands yield nothing but small stunted...
Page 135 - Alas ! sweet mother ! that thou canst not see ! And the kind looks of friends Peruse the sad expression in thy face, And the child stops amid his bounding race, And the tall stripling bends Low to thine ear with duty unforgot — Alas...
Page 150 - The day after to-morrow is my birthday, if I am permitted to live to see it — my fortyseventh birthday since my birth. How large a portion of my life on earth is already passed. And then — what is to follow this life ? How visibly my outward work seems contracting and softening away into the gentler employments of old age. In one sense, how nearly can I now say,
Page 331 - ... enchanted stem, Laden with flower and fruit, whereof they gave To each, but whoso did receive of them, And taste, to him the gushing of the wave Far far away did seem to mourn and rave On alien shores; and if his fellow spake, His voice was thin, as voices from the grave; And deep-asleep he seem'd, yet all awake. And music in his ears his beating heart did make.
Page 43 - ... ecce levi scutum versatum leniter aura decidit : a populo clamor ad astra venit. tollit humo munus...

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