Henry Sidgwick, Volume 3

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Macmillan, 1906 - Economists - 633 pages
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Page 543 - No, like a child in doubt and fear: But that blind clamour made me wise; Then was I as a child -that cries, But, crying, knows his father near; And what I am beheld again What is, and no man understands; And out of darkness came the hands That reach thro
Page 108 - Would I suffer for him that I love? So wouldst Thou— so wilt Thou! So shall crown Thee the topmost, ineffablest, uttermost crown — And Thy love fill infinitude wholly, nor leave up nor down One spot for the creature to stand in!
Page 201 - Why should a man desire in any way To vary from the kindly race of men, Or pass beyond the goal of ordinance Where all should pause, as is most meet for all ? A soft air fans the cloud apart; there comes A glimpse of that dark world where I was born.
Page 489 - I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar stairs That slope through darkness up to God. "I stretch lame hands of faith and grope, And gather dust and chaff, and call To what I feel is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope.
Page 127 - But this I confess unto thee, that after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers...
Page 541 - Well, the years pass, the struggle with what Carlyle used to call "Hebrew old clothes" is over, Freedom is won, and what does Freedom bring us to ? It brings us face to face with atheistic science : the faith in God and Immortality, which we had been struggling to clear from superstition, suddenly seems to be in the air: and in seeking for a firm basis for this faith we find ourselves in the midst of the "fight with death" which "In Memoriam
Page 471 - If e'er when faith had fallen asleep, I heard a voice 'believe no more' And heard an ever-breaking shore That tumbled in the Godless deep; A warmth within the breast would melt The freezing reason's colder part, And like a man in wrath the heart Stood up and answered 'I have felt.
Page 69 - LET us begin and carry up this corpse, Singing together. Leave we the common crofts, the vulgar thorpes Each in its tether Sleeping safe on the bosom of the plain, Cared-for till cock-crow: Look out if yonder be not day again Rimming the rock-row!
Page 134 - ... Hence as a teacher I naturally desire to limit my teaching to those whose...
Page 605 - Though accumulated observations and experiments have led us by a very indirect series of inferences ( 41) to the belief that mind and nervous action are the subjective and objective faces of the same thing, we remain utterly incapable of seeing, and even of imagining, how the two are related. Mind still continues to us a something without any kinship to other things...

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