Seven Ages: A Brief and Simple Narrative of the Pilgrimage of the Human Mind as it Has Affected the English-speaking World

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G. P. Putnam's sons, 1923 - Počet stran: 218
 

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Strana 66 - And he sat down, and called the twelve, and saith unto them ; If any man desire to be first, the same shall be last of all, and servant of all.
Strana 67 - And they brought -young children to him, that he should touch them; and his disciples rebuked those that brought them. But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not, for of such is the kingdom of God. Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein. And he took them up in his arms, put his hands upon them, and blessed them.
Strana 67 - And to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbor as himself, is more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices. And when Jesus saw that he answered discreetly, he said unto him, Thou art not far from the kingdom of God.
Strana 157 - Though Justice against Fate complain, And plead the ancient Rights in vain But those do hold or break As men are strong or weak. Nature, that hateth emptiness, Allows of penetration less, And therefore must make room Where greater spirits come.
Strana 68 - There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him can defile him: but the things which come out of him, those are they that defile the man.
Strana 197 - John Wesley's conversation is good, but he is never at leisure. He is always obliged to go at a certain hour. This is very disagreeable to a man who loves to fold his legs and have out his talk, as I do.
Strana 161 - Tis madness to resist or blame The face of angry heaven's flame ; And, if we would speak true, Much to the man is due, Who, from his private gardens, where He lived reserved and austere, (As if his highest plot To plant the bergamot...
Strana 169 - The whole history of the Christian religion shows that she is in far greater danger of being corrupted by the alliance of power, than of being crushed by its opposition. Those who thrust temporal sovereignty upon her, treat her as their prototypes treated her author. They bow the knee, and spit upon her ; they cry Hail...
Strana 214 - The use of this feigned history hath been to give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of man in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it; the world being in proportion inferior to the soul...
Strana 105 - Wherewith shall I come before the Lord, and bow myself before the high God? shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves of a year old? Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, or with ten thousands of rivers of oil? shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?

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