Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issues 20-21

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Page 83 - And when we were all fallen to the earth, I heard a voice speaking unto me, and saying in the Hebrew tongue, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me? it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.
Page 80 - And behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried unto him, saying; Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou son of David ! my daughter is grievously vexed with a devil.
Page 82 - And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful for to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood. And they took counsel, and bought with them the potter's field, to bury strangers in. Wherefore that field was called, The field of blood, unto this day.
Page 73 - And I contended with them, and cursed them, and smote certain of them, and plucked off their hair, and made them swear by God, saying, " Ye shall not give your daughters unto their sons, nor take their daughters unto your sons, or for yourselves.
Page 219 - Nature, All lovely and all honourable things, Whatever makes this mortal spirit feel The joy and greatness of its future being ? There lives nor form nor feeling in my soul Unborrowed from my country. O divine And beauteous island ! thou hast been my sole And most magnificent temple, in the which I walk with awe, and sing my stately songs, Loving the God that made me...
Page 213 - In all the successive courses of lectures delivered by me, since my first attempt at the Royal Institution, it has been, and it still remains, my object to prove that, in all points, from the most important to the most minute, the judgment of Shakespeare is commensurate with his genius, nay, that his genius reveals itself in his judgment as in its most exalted form.
Page 90 - I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God unto salvation, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek
Page 205 - On the contrary, reason is the power of universal and necessary convictions, the source and substance of truths above sense, and having their evidence in themselves.
Page 214 - No work of true genius dares want its appropriate form, neither indeed is there any danger of this. As it must not, so genius cannot, be lawless: for it is even this that constitutes it genius the power of acting creatively under laws of its own origination.
Page 215 - Shakspeare followed the main march of the human affections. He entered into no analysis of the passions or faiths of men, but assured himself that such and...

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