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Page 285 - I do not know what I may appear to the world ; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
Page 216 - I go away, and come unto you. If you loved me, you would indeed be glad, because I go to the Father. For the Father is greater than I.
Page 267 - I am afraid you are not exempt from the delusions of flowers, green turf, and birds ; they all afford slight gratification, but not worth an hour of rational conversation: and rational conversation in sufficient quantities is only to be had from the congregation of a million of people in one spot.
Page 208 - With my soul have I desired thee in the night; yea, with my spirit within me will I seek thee early: for when thy judgments are...
Page 261 - Is it wonder, then, that every semi-delirious sectary who pours forth his animated nonsense with the genuine look and voice of passion, should gesticulate away the congregation of the most profound and learned divine of the established church, and in two Sundays preach him bare to the very sexton ? Why are we natural everywhere but in the pulpit?
Page 370 - ... so distinguished a proficient in polite learning, that he opened a school in his monastery, for teaching the sons of the nobility the arts of versification, and the elegancies of composition.
Page 343 - Sire, will you grant and observe, and by your oath confirm to the people of England the laws and customs granted to them by the ancient kings of England...
Page 1 - Bible, which contains not only the truth, but the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, for this time and for all future time — both here and in the world to come.
Page 95 - Inside there are, or are supposed to be, three tombs facing the South, surrounded by stone walls without any aperture, or, as others say, by strong planking. Whatever this material may be, it is hung outside with a curtain, somewhat like a large four-post bed.