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Page 692 - Yea, though I walk in death's dark vale, Yet will I fear none ill ; For Thou art with me, and Thy rod And staff me comfort still.
Page 198 - A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Speak what you think now in hard words, and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict everything you said today. "Ah, so you shall be sure to be misunderstood.
Page 200 - As may express them best ; though what if earth Be but the shadow of heaven, and things therein Each to other like, more than on earth is thought...
Page 139 - Mill, were undertaken by him some four years after his retirement from official life, in consequence of the transfer of the government of India from the East India Company to the Crown...
Page 111 - So spake the fierce Tertullian. But she sigh'd, The infant Church ! of love she felt the tide Stream on her from her Lord's yet recent grave. And then she smiled ; and in the Catacombs, With eye suffused but heart inspired true, On those walls subterranean, where she hid Her head 'mid -ignominy, death, and tombs, She her Good Shepherd's hasty image drew — And on his shoulders, not a lamb, a kid.
Page 197 - Aurelius is not a great writer, a great philosophy-maker ; he is the friend and aider of those who would live in the spirit.
Page 140 - Such a document should breathe feelings of generosity, benevolence, and religious toleration, and point out the privileges which the Indians will receive in being placed on an equality with the subjects of the British Crown, and the prosperity following in the train of civilisation.
Page 398 - Give me that man That is not passion's slave, and I will wear him In my heart's core, ay, in my heart of heart. As I do thee.
Page 749 - Then England's ground farewell, sweet soil adieu, My mother and my nurse that bears me yet ! Where'er I wander boast of this I can, Though banished, yet a trueborn Englishman.