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Page 215 - ... it is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.
Page 212 - The silver of the moon, the gold o' the sun, The word of worship in the Veds, the thrill That passeth in the ether, and the strength Of man's shed seed. I am the good sweet smell Of the moistened earth, I am the fire's red light, The vital air moving in all which moves, The holiness of hallowed souls, the root Undying, whence hath...
Page 49 - ... of a dolphin grotesquely idealized, — marking the time; and the chant is the chant of the Chapter of Kwannon in the Hokkekyo, with its magnificent invocation: — " 0 Thou whose eyes are clear, whose eyes are kind, whose eyes are full of pity and of sweetness,— 0 Thou Lovely One, with thy beautiful face, with thy beautiful eyes, — " 0 Thou Pure One, whose luminosity is without spot, whose knowledge is without shadow, — 0 Thou forever shining like that Sun whose glory no power may repel,...
Page vii - In tints, price 6s. KAMI-NO-MICHI : The Way of the Gods In Japan. By HOPE HUNTLY. The desire of the Author is to guide her readers faithfully along this time-honoured, half-obliterated
Page 194 - Ye suffer from yourselves. None else compels, None other holds you that ye live and die, And whirl upon the wheel, and hug and kiss Its spokes of agony, Its tire of tears, its nave of nothingness.
Page 124 - Christ asserts it." speech about John Baptist being Elias, but I do not see why any one should refuse to allow He was speaking figuratively, particularly as we are not permitted to quote Him literally, when it does not suit the other argument." Zuri bowed. " There is justice in your contention," she admitted, " but you cannot so regard His positive assertion in the gospel you hide in the British Museum — the Pistis Sophia." Pauline was intensely surprised. She had heard of this fifth " gospel,"...