The Contemporary Review, Volume 39

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A. Strahan, 1881 - Literature

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Page 340 - faltering voices, could proclaim in measured cadence the wonders of that Deity— ' ' Who sees with equal eye, as God of all, A hero perish or a sparrow fall, Atoms or systems into ruin hurled, And now a bubble burst, and now a world"— and could add, not without solemnity—
Page 566 - 1 call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing ; therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live.
Page 288 - believe the Doctrine of the United Church of England and Ireland, as therein set forth, to be agreeable to the Word of God; and in Public Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments I will use the form in the said book prescribed and none other, except so far as shall be ordered by lawful authority.
Page 340 - The proper study of mankind is Man." We, no less fortunate, could speak gently of a God— " That God, which ever lives and loves, One God, one law, one element, And one far- off divine event, To which the whole creation
Page 775 - Man is of few days, and full of trouble. He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down : he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not
Page 660 - a flame of the Lord. Many •waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it : if a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it would utterly be
Page 602 - whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery, and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committcth adultery
Page 236 - Because half a dozen grasshoppers under a fern make the field ring with their importunate chirp while many great cattle repose under the shadow of the trees, chew the cud, and are silent, pray do not imagine that those who make the noise
Page 767 - Every oblation of thy meat-offering shalt thou season with salt ; neither shalt thou suffer the salt of the covenant of thy God to be lacking from thy meat-offering. With all thine offerings thou shalt offer salt
Page 833 - No public coach passed near it, so I took a private carriage from the inn. I found the house amid desolate heathery hills, where the lonely scholar nourished his mighty heart. Carlyle was a man from his youth, an author who did not need to hide from his readers, and as absolute man of the world, unknown and

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