The New World

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Fleming H. Revell Company, 1915 - Christianity - 240 pages
 

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Page 50 - From this original corruption, whereby we are utterly indisposed, disabled, and made opposite to all good, and wholly inclined to all evil, do proceed all actual transgressions.
Page 219 - I can't believe THAT!' said Alice. 'Can't you?' the Queen said in a pitying tone. 'Try again: draw a long breath, and shut your eyes.' Alice laughed. 'There's no use trying,' she said: 'one CAN'T believe impossible things.
Page 190 - Yet once more I shake not the earth only, but also heaven. And this word, Yet once more, signifieth the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that are made, that those things which cannot be shaken may remain.
Page 223 - ... constitutes this world's experience is only one portion of the total Universe, and that there stretches beyond this visible world an unseen world of which we now know nothing positive, but in its relation to which the true significance of our present mundane life consists. A man's religious faith (whatever more special items of doctrine it may involve) means for me essentially his faith in the existence of an unseen order of some kind in which the riddles of the natural order may be found explained.
Page 57 - He took the suffering human race, He read each wound, each weakness clear; And struck his finger on the place, And said : Thou ailest here, and here...
Page 40 - Nearly there!" the Queen repeated. "Why, we passed it ten minutes ago! Faster!
Page 10 - The old order changeth, yielding place to new, And God fulfills himself in many ways, Lest one good custom should corrupt the world.
Page 205 - By the study of what other book could children be so much humanized and made to feel that each figure in that vast historical procession fills, like themselves, but a momentary space in the interval between two eternities; and earns the blessings or the curses of all time, according to its effort to do good and hate evil, even as they also are earning their payment for their work?
Page 63 - ... always followed by a universal buzz. His discourse was short. The text I could not hear. After the last prayer, he rose up, and addressed the people on ' Liberality of Sentiment,' and spoke much against refusing to join with any .congregation on account of difference of opinion. He said, ' If they do but fear God, work righteousness, and keep his commandments, we have nothing to object to.
Page 39 - Alice never could quite make out, in thinking it over afterwards, how it was that they began; all she remembers is, that they were running hand in hand, and the Queen went so fast that it was all she could do to keep up with her; and still the Queen kept crying "Faster! Faster!

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