Littell's Living Age, Volume 143

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Living Age Company Incorporated, 1879
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Page 243 - by the decree of God, for the manifestation of his glory, some men and angels are predestined to everlasting life, and others foreordained to everlasting death ; " and again, " the rest of mankind God was pleased . . , for the glory of his sovereign power over his creatures, to pass by (like a supreme priest or
Page 99 - stood before Busby's tomb, he exclaimed, " Dr. Busby, a great man, whipped my grandfather — a very great man ! I should have gone to him myself if I had not been a blockhead. A very great man." Matthew Prior was one of Atterbury's schoolmates, and so, if we are to credit Mr. Williams, was Nicholas
Page 534 - of the world and of all but God. He is found only by the ways taught in the Gospel. Greatness of the human soul. Righteous Father, the world has not known Thee, but I have known Thee. Joy, joy, joy, tears of joy. I have separated myself from Him.
Page 531 - in the infinite immensity of the spaces which I am ignorant of, and which are ignorant of me ; I am terrified, and astonished to see myself here rather than there ; for there is no reason why here rather than there, why now rather than then. Who has put me here ? By whose order
Page 52 - so, without more circumstance at all, I hold it fit that we shake hands and part : You, as your business and desire shall prompt you — For every man hath business and desire, Such as it is — and, for my own poor part, Look you,
Page 192 - storm-tossed soul, Never more from wind and tide, Never more from billows' roll Wilt thou ever need to hide? Could the sightless, sunken eyes, Closed beneath the soft white hair; Could the mute and stiffened lips Move again in pleading prayer, Still, aye still, the words would be : " Let me hide myself in thee.
Page 192 - Felt her soul no need to hide; Sweet the song as song could be, And she had no thought beside. All the words unheedingly Fell from lips untouched by care, Dreaming not they each might be On some other lips a prayer — " Rock of Ages, clef t for me, Let me hide myself in
Page 534 - half past twelve. Fire. God of Abraham, God of Isaac, God of Jacob, not of the philosophers and savants. Assurance, Assurance. Feeling. Joy. Peace. God of Jesus Christ my God and your
Page 325 - me faut encore user de ménagement avec cet homme vil, avide, bas, et intrigant. C'est de la boue et de l'argent qu'il lui faut. Pour de l'argent il a vendu son honneur et son ami. Pour de l'argent il vendrait son âme ; et il aurait raison, car il troquerait son fumier contre de l'or.
Page 127 - Several fountains and rivulets add to the beauty of this landscape, which is likewise set off by the variety of some barren spots and naked rocks. But that which crowns the scene is a large mountain, rising out of the middle of the island (once a terrible volcano, by the ancients called Mons

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