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Page 197 - religion. It was an illustration of what Paul says of the heathen world : " As they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind to do those things which are not convenient." Conceive the confusion of moral ideas implied in such a state of things!
Page 165 - All is best, though we oft doubt What the unsearchable dispose Of Highest Wisdom brings about, And ever best found in the close. His servants he, with new acquist Of true experience, from this great event, With peace and consolation hath dismiss'd, And calm of mind, all passion spent.
Page 220 - Thammuz came next behind, Whose annual wound in Lebanon allured The Syrian damsels to lament his fate In amorous ditties, all a summer's day; While smooth Adonis from his native rock Ran purple to the sea, supposed with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded. We
Page 53 - but when there is a real use for it. To avow poverty with us is no disgrace: the true disgrace is in doing nothing to avoid it. An Athenian citizen does not neglect the state because he takes care of his own household ; and even those of us who are engaged in business have a
Page 101 - So runs my dream, but what am I ? An infant crying in the night, An infant crying for the light, And with no language but a cry! Such
Page 77 - This allegory, I said, you may now append to the previous argument; the prison is the world of sight, the light of the fire is the sun, the ascent and vision of the things above you may truly regard as the upward progress of the soul into the intellectual world.
Page 69 - What constitutes a state? • Not high-raised battlement or labored mound, Thick wall or moated gate ; Not cities proud with spires and turrets crowned. No ! men, high-minded men,
Page 215 - O, Hesperus ! thou bringest all good things ; Home to the weary, to the hungry cheer; To the young bird the parent's brooding wings ; The welcome stall to the o'er-labored steer; Whate'er of peace about our hearthstone clings, Whate'er our household gods protect of dear, Are gathered round us by thy look of rest; Thou bring'st the child, too, to the mother's breast. The
Page 78 - Raphael say, What if earth Be but the shadow of heaven, and things therein Each to other like, more than on earth is thought ? It
Page 63 - motives, because they do not fall under the dominion of imperious necessities ; but war which takes away the comfortable provision of daily life is a hard master, and tends to assimilate men's characters to their conditions. When troubles had once begun in the cities, those who followed