Life in Mind & Conduct: Studies of Organic in Human Nature

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Macmillan and Company, limited, 1902 - Ethics - 444 pages
 

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Page 423 - And they spake unto him, saying, If thou wilt be a servant unto this people this day, and wilt serve them, and answer them, and speak good words to them, then they will be thy servants for ever.
Page 15 - Such to perfection, one first matter all, Endued with various forms, various degrees Of substance, and, in things that live, of life : But more refined, more spirituous, and pure, As nearer to him placed, or nearer tending, Each in their several active spheres assigned, Till body up to spirit work, in bounds Proportioned to each kind.
Page 15 - More aery, last the bright consummate flower Spirits odorous breathes ; flowers and their fruit, Man's nourishment, by gradual scale sublimed, To vital spirits aspire, to animal, To intellectual, give both life and sense, Fancy and understanding; whence the soul Reason receives, and reason is her being, Discursive or intuitive ; discourse Is oftest yours, the latter most is ours, Differing but in degree, of kind the same.
Page 3 - Time, thou shalt not boast that I do change ! Thy pyramids built up with newer might To me are nothing novel, nothing strange ; They are but dressings of a former sight. Our dates are brief, and therefore we admire What thou dost foist upon us that is old, And rather make them born to our desire Than think that we before have heard them told. Thy registers and thee I both defy, Not...
Page 417 - Still more particularly it foreshows a period, " when the wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard lie down with the kid ; and the calf, and the young lion, and the failing together ; and a little child shall lead them.
Page 15 - But that the spirit of man should be separate from the body, so as to have a perfect and intelligent existence independently of it, is nowhere said in Scripture, and the doctrine is evidently at variance both with nature and reason, as will be shown more fully hereafter.
Page 195 - Remember how short my time is: wherefore hast thou made all men in vain?
Page 72 - I have been young, and now am old : and yet saw I never the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging their bread.
Page 137 - And the next day he shewed himself unto them as they strove, and would have set them at one again, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren; why do ye wrong one to another?
Page 15 - Man having been created after this manner, it is said, as a consequence, that "man became a living soul"; whence it may be inferred (unless we had rather take the heathen writers for our teachers respecting the nature of the soul) that man is a living being, intrinsically and properly one and individual, not compound or separable, not, according to the common opinion, made up and framed of two distinct and different natures, as of soul and body, but that the whole man is soul, and the soul man, that...

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