Biographical Essays

Longmans, Green, 1884 - 390 páginas

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Página 120 - The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God.
Página 47 - This raised such a feeling against me, that I was at last deserted by every person except two or three Scotch friends, to whom, and the nation to which they belong, I always feel grateful.
Página 375 - They that take the sword shall perish by the sword ; ' not of the bodily agony and desolation of the war, but of Him who said, ' Fear not them that can kill the body...
Página 48 - Notwithstanding the violence of the opposition and resistance to my opinions, several highly respectable persons, both among my own relations and others, began to adopt the same sentiments.
Página 22 - ... well fitted to regulate the conduct of the human race in the discharge of their various duties to GOD, to themselves and to society...
Página 112 - For what knowest thou, O wife, whether thou shalt save thy husband ? or how knowest thou, O man, whether thou shalt save thy wife...
Página 27 - ... and that in conducting the said worship and adoration, no object animate or inanimate that has been, or is, or shall hereafter become, or be recognised as an object of worship by any man, or set of men, shall be reviled, or slightingly or contemptuously spoken of, or alluded to, either in preaching, praying, or in the hymns, or other mode of worship that may be delivered, or used in the said messuage or building...
Página 27 - ... and that no sermon preaching, discourse, prayer, or hymn be delivered, made, or used in such worship, but such as have a tendency to the promotion of the contemplation of the Author and Preserver of the Universe, to the promotion of charity, morality, piety, benevolence, virtue, and the strengthening the bonds of union between men of all religious persuasions and creeds...
Página 46 - ... sometimes rich and sometimes poor; sometimes excelling in success, sometimes miserable through disappointment. But my maternal ancestors, being of the sacerdotal order by profession as well as by birth, and of a family than which none holds a higher rank in that profession, have up to the present day uniformly adhered to a life of religious observances and devotion, preferring peace and tranquility of mind to the excitements of ambition, and all the allurements of worldly grandeur.

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