Parables from Nature

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G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1893 - 559 pages

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Page 249 - Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control, These three alone lead life to sovereign power. Yet not for power (power of herself Would come uncall'd for) but to live by law, Acting the law we live by without fear; And, because right is right, to follow right Were wisdom in the scorn of consequence.
Page 14 - ... the Lord God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was no man to till the ground; but a mist went up from the earth and watered the whole face of the ground...
Page 221 - Ah! when shall all men's good Be each man's rule, and universal Peace Lie like a shaft of light across the land, And like a lane of beams athwart the sea, Thro' all the circle of the golden year?
Page 265 - All discord, harmony not understood; All partial evil, universal good. And, spite of pride, in erring reason's spite, One truth is clear,
Page 71 - Patience, and abnegation of self, and devotion to others, This was the lesson a life of trial and sorrow had taught her. So was her love diffused, but, like to some odorous spices, Suffered no waste nor loss, though filling the air with aroma. Other hope had she none, nor wish in life, but to follow Meekly, with reverent steps, the sacred feet of her Saviour.
Page 51 - I see in part That all, as in some piece of art, Is toil cooperant to an end.
Page 1 - If a man die, shall he live again ? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come.
Page 152 - Or tu chi se' che vuoi sedere a scranna Per giudicar da lungi mille miglia Con la veduta corta d...
Page 67 - I bring you glad tidings of great joy" [Six los. /CHRISTIANS, awake, salute the happy morn, Whereon the Saviour of mankind was born ; Rise to adore the mystery of love, Which hosts of angels chanted from above ; With them the joyful tidings first begun Of God incarnate and the Virgin's Son.
Page 140 - It is sown in corruption ; it is raised in incorruption : It is sown in dishonour ; it is raised in glory : It is sown in weakness ; it is raised in power : It is sown a natural body ; it is raised a spiritual body.

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