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Page 357 - A rising nation, spread over a wide and fruitful land, traversing all the seas with the rich productions of their industry, engaged in commerce with nations who feel power and forget right, advancing rapidly to destinies beyond the reach of mortal eye...
Page xlvi - There is a soul at the centre of nature and over the will of every man, so that none of us can wrong the universe. It has so infused its strong enchantment into nature that we prosper when we accept its advice, and when we struggle to wound its creatures our hands are glued to our sides, or they beat our own breasts. The whole course of things goes to teach us faith. We need only obey.
Page 386 - ... but with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity, for the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.
Page l - If you maintain a dead church, contribute to a dead Bible society, vote with a great party either for the government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers, — under all these screens I have difficulty to detect the precise man you are. And, of course, so much force is withdrawn from your proper life. But do your work, and I shall know you.
Page xii - I then perused, and limb by limb surveyed, and sometimes went, and sometimes ran with supple joints, as lively vigour led: but who I was, or where, or from what cause, knew not. To speak I tried and forthwith spake; my tongue obeyed, and readily could name whate'er I saw. 'Thou sun...
Page xliv - From within or from behind, a light shines through us upon things and makes us aware that we are nothing, but the light is all.
Page lv - He in whom the love of .repose predominates will accept the first creed, the first philosophy, the first political party he meets — most likely his father's. He gets rest, commodity and reputation; but he shuts the door of truth.
Page 357 - To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.
Page cviii - If thou lovest me, thou shalt serve me and keep all my commandments. And behold, thou wilt remember the poor, and consecrate of thy properties for their support, that which thou hast to impart unto them, with a covenant and a deed which can not be broken ; and inasmuch as ye impart of your substance unto the poor, ye will do it unto me...