Recent British philosophy: a review

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Page 153 - Thou makest thine appeal to me: I bring to life, I bring to death: The spirit does but mean the breath: I know no more.
Page 153 - Who roll'd the psalm to wintry skies, Who built him fanes of fruitless prayer, Who trusted God was love indeed And love Creation's final law Tho...
Page 18 - An Introduction to Mental Philosophy, on the Inductive Method. By JD MORELL, MA LL.D. 8vo. 12s. Elements of Psychology, containing the Analysis of the Intellectual Powers. By the same Author. Post 8vo. 7s. 6d. The Secret of Hegel: being the Hegelian System in Origin, Principle, Form, and Matter.
Page 154 - No more? A monster then, a dream, A discord. Dragons of the prime, That tare each other in their slime, Were mellow music match'd with him. O life as futile, then, as frail! O for thy voice to soothe and bless! What hope of answer, or redress? Behind the veil, behind the veil.
Page 225 - ... a series of feelings which is aware of itself as past and future; and we are reduced to the alternative of believing that the Mind, or Ego, is something different from any series of feelings, or possibilities of them, or of accepting the paradox, that something which ex hypothesi is but a series of feelings, can be aware of itself as a series.
Page 220 - The true incomprehensibility perhaps is, that something which has ceased, or is not yet in existence, can still be, in a manner, present; that a series of feelings, the infinitely greater part of which is past or future, can be gathered up, as it were, into a simple present conception, accompanied by a belief of reality. I think by far the wisest thing we can do is to accept the inexplicable fact, without any theory of how it takes place; and when we are obliged to speak of it in terms which assume...
Page 176 - Along with whatever any intelligence knows, it must, as the ground or condition of its knowledge, have some cognisance of itself...
Page 234 - He to whom a thousand years are as one day, and one day as a thousand years...
Page 135 - We see no ground for believing that anything can be the object of our knowledge except our experience, and what can be inferred from our experience by the analogies of experience itself; nor that there is any idea, feeling, or power in the human mind, which, in order to account for it, requires that its origin should be referred to any other source.
Page 91 - It is not an object, of knowledge ; but its notion, as a regulative principle of the mind itself, is more than a mere negation of the conditioned.

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