The Jewish Question and the Mission of the Jews

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Gay and Bird, 1894 - Civilization - 332 pages
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Page 63 - So I prophesied as I was commanded : and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold a shaking, and the bones came together, bone to his bone.
Page 33 - If I forget thee, 0 Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning. 6 If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth • if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.
Page 163 - India during the second half of the eighteenth and the first half of the nineteenth century.
Page 63 - Then said he unto me, Prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to the wind, Thus saith the Lord GOD ; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live. So I prophesied as he commanded me, and the breath came into them, and they lived, and stood up upon their feet, an exceeding great army.
Page 66 - ought to console themselves that they have lost Jerusalem and the Ark ; such a loss is but trifling in comparison with the Bible, the indestructible treasure which they have saved. The regeneration of my religious feeling I owe to this holy book, and it became to me as well a source of salvation as an object of the most glowing admiration. I had not been particularly fond of Moses formerly...
Page 83 - The eminence, the nobleness of a people, depends on its capability of being stirred by memories, and of striving for what we call spiritual ends — ends which consist not in immediate material possession, but in the satisfaction of a great feeling that animates the collective body as with one soul.
Page 270 - Lombard merchants, at the close of the twelfth and the beginning of the thirteenth century.
Page 84 - ... precedents in its history and to the better genius breathing in its institutions. It is this living force of sentiment in common which makes a national consciousness. Nations so moved will resist conquest with the very breasts of their women, will pay their millions and their blood to abolish slaver}', will share privation in famine and all calamity, will produce poets to sing " some great story of a man," and thinkers whose theories will bear the test of action.
Page 85 - For, to repeat, not only the nobleness of a nation depends on the presence of this national consciousness, but also the nobleness of each individual citizen.

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