Characteristics from the Writings of John Henry Newman: Being Selections Personal, Historical, Philosophical, and Religious from His Various Works

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Henry S. King, 1874 - 447 Seiten
 

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Seite 189 - Lord, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches.
Seite 286 - I drew near with that reverence which is due to a superior nature ; and as my heart was entirely subdued by the captivating strains I had heard, I fell down at his feet and wept. The...
Seite 387 - Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-Jona : because flesh and blood hath not revealed it to thee, but my Father who is in heaven. And I say to thee : That thou art Peter ; and upon this rock I will build my Church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. And I will give to thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven. And whatsoever thou shalt bind upon earth, it shall be bound also in heaven : and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth, it shall be loosed also in heaven.
Seite 13 - O God, if there be a God, save my soul, if I have a soul !' This was followed by a general laugh.
Seite 217 - Arise, shine ; for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee. For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people : but the Lord shall arise upon thee, and His glory shall be seen upon thee. And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising.
Seite 185 - What boots it at one gate to make defence, And at another to let in the foe...
Seite 335 - And thus are the secrets of his heart made manifest; and so falling down on his face he will worship God, and report that God is in you of a truth.
Seite 78 - LET us consider, too, how differently young and old are affected by the words of some classic author, such as Homer or Horace. Passages which to a boy are but rhetorical commonplaces, neither better nor worse than a hundred others which any clever writer might supply, which he gets by heart and thinks very fine, and imitates, as he thinks, successfully, in his own flowing versification...
Seite 209 - Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought: But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
Seite 25 - Wiseman, he had courteously expressed a wish that we might make a second visit to Rome; I said with great gravity, " We have a work to do in England." I went down at once to Sicily, and the presentiment grew stronger. I struck into the middle of the island, and fell ill of a fever at Leonforte. My servant thought that I was dying, and begged for my last directions. I gave them, as he wished ; but I said, "I shall not die." I repeated, " I shall not die, for I have not sinned against light, I have...

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