The Vision of Dante ALighieri: Paradise

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Methuen & Company, 1902
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Page 123 - The men of Nineveh shall rise in judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it : because they repented at the preaching of Jonas; and, behold, a greater than Jonas is here.
Page 77 - Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go, and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.
Page 14 - There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for one star differeth from another star in glory.
Page 121 - When he prepared the heavens, I was there; when he set a compass upon the face of the depth...
Page 202 - And not only this ; but when Rebecca also had conceived by one, even by our father Isaac, 11 (For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God, according to election, might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth,) 12 It was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger.
Page 186 - The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But, swoln with wind and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread: Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing said: But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more.
Page 138 - If nations reject and deride that moral law, there is a penalty which will inevitably follow. It may not come at once, it may not come in our lifetime : but, rely upon it, the great Italian is not a poet only, but a prophet, when he says 'The sword of heaven is not in haste to smite, Nor yet doth linger.
Page 154 - I do believe the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be the word of God, and to contain all things necessary to salvation; and I do solemnly engage to conform to the doctrines and worship of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States.
Page 206 - Here thou to us, of charity and love, Art, as the noon-day torch; and art, beneath, To mortal men, of hope a living spring. So mighty art thou, lady, and so great, That he, who grace desireth, and comes not To thee for aidance, fain would have desire Fly without wings. Not only him, who asks, Thy bounty succours ; but doth freely oft Forerun the asking. Whatsoe'er may be Of excellence in creature, pity mild, Relenting mercy, large munificence, Are all combined in thee.
Page 76 - This cardinal, Though from an humble stock, undoubtedly Was fashion'd to much honour. From his cradle He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one ; Exceeding wise, fair spoken, and persuading : Lofty and sour to them that loved him not ; But, to those men that sought him, sweet as summer...

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