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Page 197 - The thoughts they had were the parents of the actions they did; their feelings were parents of their thoughts ; it was the unseen and spiritual in them that determined the outward and actual;—their religion, as I say, was the great fact about them.
Page 202 - None that go unto her return again, neither take they hold of the paths of life.
Page 210 - have seen a great light; they that dwell in the land of
Page 209 - heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke.
Page 38 - Whereas the Church tolerates the Jews for the sole purpose of reminding us of the torments of the Saviour, their number must not increase under any circumstances.
Page 46 - poked the point of her little shoe into the sleeper and worked it round in him like a gimlet,
Page 28 - at the end of the fifteenth and at the beginning of the sixteenth century
Page v - of Dr. Cyrus Adler, President of the Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning in Philadelphia,
Page 209 - sunlight. It is the story of primeval forests, filled with luxurious ferns, which for years out of number had been drinking in the rays of the sun, but, having been buried beneath the ground and excluded from the reviving touch of light and air, were gradually turned into coal,—black, rugged, shapeless, yet retaining all its pristine energy which, when released, provides us with light and heat.