Aberdeen University Studies, Issues 78-79

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University of Aberdeen, 1918
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Page 522 - Come, fill the Cup, and in the fire of Spring Your Winter-garment of Repentance fling: The Bird of Time has but a little way To flutter — and the Bird is on the Wing.
Page v - I wish the lecturers to treat their subject as a strictly natural science, the greatest of all possible sciences — indeed, in one sense, the only science, that of Infinite Being — without reference to or reliance upon any supposed special exceptional or so-called miraculous revelation.
Page 392 - Jesus was the author and finisher of the faith; to* which nothing can be added, and from which nothing can be taken...
Page 121 - Nature impales men, breaks them as if on the wheel, casts them to be devoured by wild beasts, burns them to death, crushes them with stones like the first christian martyr, starves them with hunger, freezes them with cold, poisons them by the quick or slow venom of her exlialations, and has hundreds of other hideous deaths \ in reserve, such as the ingenious cruelty of a Nabis or a Domitian never surpassed.
Page 253 - When wilt thou shake off this Pedantery, Of being taught by sense, and Fantasie? Thou look'st through spectacles; small things seeme great Below; But up unto the watch-towre get, And...
Page 233 - ... to two, and from two to all fair forms, and from fair forms to fair practices, and from fair practices to fair notions, until from fair notions he arrives at the notion of absolute beauty, and at last knows what the essence of beauty is. This, my dear Socrates...
Page 175 - Even if it should happen that, owing to special disfavour of fortune, or the niggardly provision of a step-motherly nature, this will should wholly lack power to accomplish its purpose, if with its greatest efforts it should yet achieve nothing, and there should remain only the good will (not, to be sure...
Page 86 - I confess for myself that (with no great delinquencies to answer for) I am glad for a season to take an airing beyond the diocese of the strict conscience, — not to live always in the precincts of the law-courts, — but now and then, for a dream-while or so, to imagine a world with no meddling restrictions— to get into recesses, whither the hunter cannot follow me — — . Secret shades Of woody Ida's inmost grove, While yet there was no fear of Jove.
Page v - The lecturers appointed shall be subjected to no test of any kind, and shall not be required to take any oath, or to emit or subscribe any declaration of belief, or to make any promise of any kind; they may be of any denomination whatever, or of no denomination at all...
Page 248 - Wer will was Lebendigs erkennen und beschreiben, Sucht erst den Geist herauszutreiben, Dann hat er die Teile in seiner Hand, Fehlt, leider! nur das geistige Band.

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