Liberal Judaism: An Essay

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Macmillan and Company, limited, 1903 - Judaism - 216 pages
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Page 71 - And what is our failure here but a triumph's evidence For the fulness of the days? Have we withered or agonized? Why else was the pause prolonged but that singing might issue thence? Why rushed the discords in but that harmony should be prized?
Page 120 - I long for a repose that ever is the same. [Yet not the less would I throughout Still act according to the voice Of my own wish; and feel past doubt That my submissiveness was choice: Not seeking in the school of pride For 'precepts over dignified,' Denial and restraint I prize No farther than they breed a second Will more wise.] Stern Lawgiver!
Page 161 - ... for on this day shall atonement be made for you, to cleanse you; from all your sins shall ye be clean before the LORD.
Page 157 - Egypt) ; and none shall appear before me empty : 16. and the feast of harvest, the firstfruits of thy labours, which thou sowest in the field : and the feast of ingathering, at the end of the year, when thou gatherest in thy labours out of the field.
Page 162 - Our deeds still travel with us from afar, And what we have been makes us what we are.
Page 88 - I believe with perfect faith that all the words of the prophets are true. 7 I believe with perfect faith that the prophecy of Moses our teacher, peace by unto him, was true, and that he was the chief of the prophets, both of those that preceded and of those that followed him.
Page 96 - Thus saith the Lord the King of Israel, and his redeemer the Lord of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God.
Page 105 - Rabbi Chananya, the son of Akashya, said, The Holy One, blessed be he, was pleased to make Israel worthy ; wherefore he gave them a copious Torah and many commandments ; as it is said, It pleased the Lord, for his righteousness' sake, to magnify the Torah and make it honourable.
Page 96 - Hate the evil, and love the good. And establish justice in the gate; It may be that the LORD, the God of hosts.
Page 69 - The sunlight and shadows bring their old beauty and waken the old heart-strains at morning, noon, and eventide ; the little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty ; and men still yearn for the reign of peace and righteousness — still own that life to be the highest which is a conscious voluntary sacrifice.

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