Personal and Ideal Elements in Education

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Macmillan, 1904 - Church and college - 277 pages
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Page 219 - The eye sinks inward and the heart lies plain, And what we mean, we say, and what we would, we know ; A man becomes aware of his life's flow, And hears the winding murmur, and he sees The meadows where it glides, the sun, the breeze.
Page 246 - to seek positive help from the body. I think Browning has that in mind in the Rabbi Ben Ezra when he says:— "To man propose this test: Thy body at its best, How far can that project thy soul On its lone way?
Page 219 - Only—but this is rare — When a beloved hand is laid in ours, When, jaded with the rush and glare Of the interminable hours, Our eyes can in another's eyes read clear, When our world-deafened ear Is by the tones of a loved voice caressed,— A bolt is shot back somewhere in our breast And a lost pulse of feeling stirs again
Page 144 - the process, gradual or sudden, by which a self hitherto divided, and consciously wrong, inferior and unhappy, becomes unified and consciously right, superior and happy, in consequence of its firmer hold upon religious realities.
Page 225 - You see now why I have been so individualistic throughout these lectures, and why I have seemed so bent on rehabilitating the element of feeling in religion and subordinating its intellectual part. Individuality is founded in feeling; and the recesses of feeling, the darker, blinder strata
Page 265 - moreover it is poured out and it is a sin to waste it; also, others are drinking and it would be churlishness to refuse. Or it is but to enable him to sleep, or just to get through this job of work; or it isn't drinking, it is because he feels so cold; or
Page 178 - And this is life eternal, that they should know Thee, the only true God, and Him whom Thou didst send, even Jesus Christ.
Page 165 - can only be ascertained by spiritual judgments directly passed upon them, judgments) based on our own immediate feeling primarily ; and secondarily on what we can ascertain of their experimental relations to our moral needs and to the rest of what we hold as true. Immediate luminousness, in short, philosophical reasonableness, and moral helpfulness are the only available criteria.
Page 135 - In their mental habits, in their methods of inquiry, and in the data at their command, the men of the present day who have fully kept pace with the scientific movement are separated from the men whose education ended in 1830 by an immeasurably wider gulf than has ever before divided one progressive generation of men from their predecessors.
Page 225 - character, are the only places in the world in which we catch real fact in the making, and directly perceive how events happen, and how work is actually done.

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