The Contemporary Review, Volume 2

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A. Strahan, 1866 - Great Britain
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Page 531 - Yet I doubt not through the ages one increasing purpose runs, And the thoughts of men are widened with the process of the suns.
Page 542 - O Lord, he signifies to us Thee ! "Praised be my Lord for our sister the moon, and for the stars, the which he has set clear and lovely in heaven. "Praised be our Lord for our brother the wind, and for air and cloud, calms and all weather, by the which thou upholdest in life all creatures. " Praised be my Lord for our sister water, who is very serviceable unto us, and humble, and precious, and clean.
Page 321 - Mr. Keble preached the Assize Sermon in the University Pulpit. It was published under the title of "National Apostasy." I have ever considered and kept the day, as the start of the religious movement of 183.'3, CHAPTER II.
Page 551 - Those green-robed senators of mighty woods, Tall oaks, branch-charmed by the earnest stars, Dream, and so dream all night without a stir, Save from one gradual solitary gust Which comes upon the silence, and dies off As if the ebbing air had but one wave...
Page 331 - The essence of poetry is invention ; such invention as, by producing something unexpected, surprises and delights. The topics of devotion are few, and being few are universally known ; but, few as they are, they can be made no more ; they can receive no grace from novelty of sentiment, and very little from novelty of expression.
Page 529 - Keep therefore and do them ; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the nations, which shall hear all these statutes, and say, Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.
Page 199 - These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth. For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek a country.
Page 426 - For I say unto you, Among those that are born of women, there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist : but he that is least in the kingdom of God, is greater than he.
Page 426 - But what went ye out for to see ? A prophet ? Yea, I say unto you, and much more than a prophet.
Page 190 - And all that believed were together, and had all things common, and sold their possessions and goods and parted them to all, as every man had need.

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