Memorials of Two Sisters: Susanna and Catherine Winkworth

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Longmans, Green, 1908 - Women translators - 341 pages
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Page 316 - Christ) which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy Apostles and Prophets by the Spirit ; that the Gentiles should be fellow-heirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ, by the Gospel...
Page 333 - Translated from the German, by SUSANNA WINKWORTH. With a Preface by the REV. CHARLES KINGSLEY, and a Letter to the Translator by the Chevalier Bunsen, DD Milton's Poetical Works.— Edited, with Notes, &c., by PROFESSOR MASSON.
Page 334 - The CHORALE BOOK for ENGLAND; a complete Hymn-Book in accordance with the Services and Festivals of the Church of England : the Hymns translated by Miss C. WINKWORTH ; the tunes arranged by Prof.
Page 49 - I think if you could hear and see him, even for one half-hour, you would understand my feeling towards him. He is a man in whom God's graces and gifts are more united than in any other person whom I ever saw. I have seen men as holy, as amiable, as able : but I never knew one who was all three in so extraordinary a degree, and combined with a knowledge of tilings new and old, sacred and profane, so rich, so accurate, so profound that I never knew it equalled or approached by any man.
Page 111 - He is a Puseyite and very stiff; I fear it will stand in the way of my intercourse with some of my friends. But I shall always be the same in my heart towards them. I shall never let him make me a bigot. I don't think differences of opinion ought to interfere with friendship, do you?
Page 333 - Lyra Germanica: Hymns for the Sundays and chief Festivals of the Christian Year. Translated from the German by CATHEBINB WINKWOBTH.
Page 334 - Signs of the Times: Letters to Ernst Moritz Arndt on the Dangers to Religious Liberty in the Present State of the World.
Page 114 - I should get leave or time to take the matter in my own way. I did not want to talk — but I did want to look and be silent. Having hinted a petition, licence was not refused - covered with a rug to keep off the spray I was allowed to sit where I chose - and he only interrupted me when he thought I crept too near the edge of the cliff. So far he is always good in this way — and this protection which does not interfere or pretend - is I believe...
Page 21 - She was a noble-looking woman, with a queenly presence, and her high, broad, serene brow, and finely-cut mobile features, were lighted up by a constantlyvarying play of expression as she poured forth her wonderful talk. It was like the gleaming ripple and rush of a clear deep stream in sunshine. Though one of the most brilliant persons I ever saw...
Page 161 - I see at once that the book will be, for the rest of my life, one of my sacred guides; and will stand, after my Bible, with Plato, and Leighton, and the " Theologia Germanica," and Coleridge, and Tennyson, and the German and Wesley Hymns. A strange jumble, you will say, of heterogeneous springs of thought ! — yet all, I think, assuaging to the same thirst.

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