The Reasoner, Volumes 7-8

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J. Watson, 1850

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Page 169 - And all that believed were together, and had all things common ; and sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need.
Page 92 - On the Relation between the Holy Scriptures and some parts of Geological Science.
Page 105 - The principle of utility recognizes this subjection, and assumes it for the foundation of that system, the object of which is to rear the fabric of felicity by the hands of reason and of law.
Page 37 - Quickening my truant feet across the lawn : Unheard the shout that rent the noontide air When the slow dial gave a pause to care. Up springs, at every step, to claim a tear, Some little friendship formed and cherished here ; And not the lightest leaf, but trembling teems With golden visions and romantic dreams.
Page 59 - I now feel that I am dying : our care must be to minimize the pain. Do not let any of the servants come into the room, and keep away the youths : it will be distressing to them, and they can be of no service. Yet I must not be alone : you will remain with me, and you only ; and then we shall have reduced the pain to the least possible amount.
Page 43 - I slept, and dreamed that life was beauty; I woke, and found that life was duty. Was thy dream then a shadowy lie? Toil on, sad heart, courageously, And thou shalt find thy dream to be A noonday light and truth to thee...
Page 132 - Careless seems the great Avenger ; history's pages but record One death-grapple in the darkness 'twixt old systems and the Word ; Truth forever on the scaffold, Wrong forever on the throne, Yet that scaffold sways the future, and, behind the dim unknown, Standeth God within the shadow, keeping watch above his own.
Page 34 - Sweep away utterly all frothiness and falsehood from your heart ; struggle unweariedly to acquire, what is possible for every god-created Man, a free, open, humble soul : speak not at all, in any wise, till you have somewhat to speak; care not for the reward of your speaking, but simply and with undivided mind for the truth of your speaking...
Page 310 - Collier published his Short View of the Profaneness and Immorality of the English Stage...
Page 118 - My Godfathers and Godmothers in my Baptism ; wherein I was made a member of Christ, the child of God, and an inheritor of the kingdom of heaven.

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