The Stateman's Manual, Or, the Bible the Best Guide to Political Skill and Foresight: A Lay Sermon, Addressed to the Higher Classes of Society : with an Appendix, Containing Comments and Essays Connected with the Study of the Inspired Writings
This "lay sermon" by English Romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge contains his thoughts on the use of the Bible as a guide for political administration.
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The Statesman's Manual, Or the Bible the Best Guide to Political Skill and ...
S. T. Coleridge
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Page 3 - For He established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which He commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children: That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born; who should arise and declare them to their children: That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep His commandments...
Page 31 - Truths of all others the most awful and mysterious, yet being at the same time of universal interest, are too often considered as so true, that they lose all the life and efficiency of truth, and lie bed-ridden in the dormitory of the soul, side by side with the most despised and exploded errors.
Page 67 - But the word of the Lord was unto them precept upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little and there a little; that they might go, and fall backward, and be broken, and snared, and taken.
Page 37 - On the other hand a symbol ... is characterized by a translucence of the special in the individual, or of the general in the special, or of the universal in the general; above all by the translucence of the eternal through and in the temporal.
Page 43 - But these two things shall come to thee in a moment in one day, The loss of children, and widowhood: They shall come upon thee in their perfection For the multitude of thy sorceries, and for the great abundance of thine enchantments.
Page 13 - For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly ; so shall the son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.
Page xii - ... the breath of the power of God, and a pure influence from the glory of the Almighty ; which remaining in itself regenerateth all other powers, and in all ages entering into holy souls maketh them friends of God and prophets; (Wisdom of Solomon, c.
Page 55 - And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence (first place).