Dr. Arnold of Rugby

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Cassell, 1889 - Educators - 128 pages

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Page 116 - Then cometh Simon Peter following him, and went into the sepulchre and seeth the linen clothes lie, and the napkin that was about his head, not lying with the linen clothes but wrapped together in a place by itself.
Page 38 - O strong soul, by what shore Tarriest thou now? For that force, Surely, has not been left vain! Somewhere, surely, afar, In the sounding labour-house vast Of being, is practised that strength, Zealous, beneficent, firm!
Page 126 - The day after to-morrow is my birthday, if I am permitted to live to see it — my fortyseventh birthday since my birth. How large a portion of my life on earth is already passed. And then — what is to follow this life? How visibly my outward work seems contracting and softening away into the gentler employments of old age. In one sense, how nearly con I now say
Page 27 - I know perfectly astonished me. It was not so much an enthusiastic admiration for his genius, or learning, or eloquence which stirred within them ; it was a sympathetic thrill, caught from a spirit that was earnestly at work in the world — whose work was healthy, sustained, and constantly carried forward in the fear of God — a work which was founded on a deep sense of its duty and its value...
Page 59 - It is a most touching thing to me," he said once in the hearing of one of his former pupils, on the mention of some new comers, " to receive a new fellow from his father — when I think what an influence there is in this place for evil as well as for good. I do not know anything which affects me more.
Page 78 - ... cowardice, both physical and moral, when if left to themselves they would have rather shunned it. And the exceedingly small number of boys, ,who can be relied on for active and steady good on these occasions, and the way in which the decent and respectable of ordinary life (Carlyle's ' Shams') are sure on these occasions to swim with the stream, and take part with the evil, makes me strongly feel exemplified what the...
Page 49 - Why do you speak angrily, sir ? — indeed I am doing the best that I can." Years afterwards he used to tell the story to his children, and said, " I never felt so much ashamed in my life — that look and that speech I have never forgotten.
Page 113 - Still thou turnedst, and still Beckonedst the trembler, and still Gavest the weary thy hand. If, in the paths of the world, Stones might have wounded thy feet, Toil or dejection have tried Thy spirit, of that we saw Nothing - to us thou wast still Cheerful, and helpful, and firm!
Page 23 - And there are some, whom a thirst Ardent, unquenchable, fires, Not with the crowd to be spent, Not without aim to go round In an eddy of purposeless dust Effort unmeaning and vain.
Page 80 - Conquer and come to thy goal, Leaving the rest in the wild. We were weary, and we Fearful, and we in our march Fain to drop down and to die. Still thou turnedst, and still Beckonedst the trembler, and still Gavest the weary thy hand.

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