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The Unseen Universe Or Physical Speculations on a Future State
Peter Guthrie Tait
Vista completa - 1875
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Página 156 - Are God and Nature then at strife. That Nature lends such evil dreams So careful of the type she seems, So careless of the single life; ' " So careful of the type ". ? but no, From scarped cliff and quarried stone She cries, " A thousand types are gone : I care for nothing, all shall go.
Página 224 - in the words of the Psalmist, ' Then said I, Lo, I come : in the volume of the book it is written of me, I delight to do thy will, O my God : yea, thy law is within my heart.' In fine, such a Being would represent that conditioned, yet infinitely powerful developing agent, to which the universe, 1
Página 223 - are all things, and we by him.' Also (Eph. iv. 6), ' One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in all.' Also (i Timothy vi. 16), 'Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can
Página 20 - and prudence to make the best of it, our neighbour's sufferings notwithstanding. At least we should listen to him only as did the judge ' who neither feared God, nor regarded man,' when he said, ' This widow troubleth me ; I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.
Página 156 - 1 All nature is but art, unknown to thee ; All chance, direction, which thou canst not see, All discord, harmony not understood ; All partial evil, universal good; And spite of pride, in erring reason's spite, One truth is clear, whatever is, is right'—POPE.
Página iv - Blessed Lord, who hast caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning; Grant that we may in such wise hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that by patience, and comfort of thy holy Word, we may embrace, and ever hold fast the biased hope of everlasting life, which thou hast given us in our Saviour Jesus
Página 32 - looked upon Hades rather as a penalty which inexorable fate had reserved for all men, and from which even piety and goodness were powerless to exempt their possessors. Cum semel occideris, et de te splendida Minos Fecerit arbitria ; Non, Torquate, genus, non te facundia, non te Restituet pietas. Infemis neque enim tenebris Diana pudicum
Página 127 - pedibus, strepitumque Acherontis avari.' VERGIL.' ' Who shall tempt with wandering feet The dark, unbottomed, infinite abyss, And through the palpable obscure find out His uncouth way ; or spread his airy flight Over the vast abrupt, ere he arrive The happy isle
Página 30 - Again, in the Apocrypha, we find one of seven brethren who were put to death by Antiochus, saying to that tyrant,— ' It is good, being put to death by men, to look for hope from God, to be raised up again by Him ; as for thee, thou shalt have no resurrection to life,
Página 55 - gainst the Giaour Is worthiest an immortal bower. But thou, false Infidel ! shalt writhe Beneath avenging Monkir's scythe ; And from its torment 'scape alone To wander round lost Eblis" throne, And fire unquench'd, unquenchable, Around, within, thy heart shall dwell ; Nor ear