The British Quarterly Review, Volume 74

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Hodder and Stoughton, 1881 - Christianity

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Page 185 - Thou youngest virgin-daughter of the skies, Made in the last promotion of the blest ; Whose palms, new plucked from Paradise, In spreading branches more sublimely rise, Rich with immortal green above the rest : Whether, adopted to some neighbouring star, Thou roll'st above us in thy wandering race, Or in procession...
Page 413 - I wish to express in this way my entire satisfaction with what you have done up to this time, so far as I understand it. The particulars of your plans I neither know nor seek to know.
Page 98 - ... 4. That the text to be adopted be that for which the evidence is decidedly preponderating ; and that when the text so adopted differs from that from which the Authorised Version was made, the alteration be indicated in the margin.
Page 100 - Now these things having been thus prepared, the priests go in continually into the first tabernacle, accomplishing the services ; but into the second the high priest alone, once in the year, not without blood, which he offereth for himself, and for the errors of the people...
Page 109 - ... if ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious : unto whom coming, a living stone, rejected indeed of men, but with God elect, precious, ye also, as living stones, are built up a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
Page 107 - We might also be charged (by scoffers) with some unequal dealing towards a great number of good English words. For as it is written of a certain great Philosopher, that he should say, that those logs were happy that were made images to be worshipped...
Page 109 - To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious, ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.
Page 27 - I dared to love, been all too cruelly belied? The speculative Mystery of Life grew ever more mysterious to me: neither in the practical Mystery had I made the slightest progress, but been everywhere buffeted, foiled, and contemptuously cast out. A feeble unit in the middle of a threatening Infinitude, I seemed to have nothing given me but eyes, whereby to discern my own wretchedness.
Page 439 - Don Quixote : his Critics and Commentators. With a brief account of the minor works of MIGUEL DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, and a statement of the aim and end of the greatest of them all.
Page 162 - Oliphant (Mrs.). — THE MAKERS OF FLORENCE : Dante Giotto, Savonarola, and their City. By Mrs. OLIPHANT. With numerous Illustrations from drawings by Professor DELAMOTTE, and portrait of Savonarola, engraved by JEENS. Second Edition. Medium 8vo. Cloth extra. 2is. " Mrs. Oliphant has made a beautiful addition to the mass of literature already piled round the records of the Tuscan capital.

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