The Channing Centenary in America, Great Britain, and Ireland: A Report of Meetings Held in Honor of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of William Ellery Channing

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Russell Nevins Bellows
G. H. Ellis, 1881 - 532 páginas
 

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Página 203 - From all that dwell below the skies, Let the Creator's praise arise ; Let the Redeemer's name be sung, Through every land, by every tongue. 2. Eternal are thy mercies, Lord ; Eternal truth attends thy word : Thy praise shall sound from shore to shore, Till suns shall rise and set no more.
Página 426 - A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench : he shall bring forth judgment unto truth. He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth: and -the isles shall wait for his law.
Página 28 - But I have greater witness than that of John ; for the works which the Father hath given me to finish, the same works that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father hath sent me.
Página 120 - I call that mind free which jealously guards its intellectual rights and powers, which calls no man master, which does not content itself with a passive or hereditary faith, which opens itself to light whencesoever it may come...
Página 457 - Their van will be upon Us Before the bridge goes down; And if they once may win the bridge, What hope to save the town?" Then out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the gate; "To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his father And the temples of his Gods...
Página 97 - No spot on earth has helped to form me so much as that beach. There I lifted up my voice in praise amidst the tempest. There, softened by beauty, I poured out my thanksgiving and contrite confessions. There, in reverential sympathy with the mighty power around me, I became conscious of power within.
Página 9 - No power can die that ever wrought for Truth ; Thereby a law of Nature it became, And lives unwithered in its blithesome youth, When he who called it forth is but a name.
Página 471 - If I ever struggled with my whole soul for purity, truth, and goodness, it was there. There, amidst sore trials, the great question, I trust, was settled within me, whether I would obey the higher or lower principles of my nature, — whether I would be the victim of passion, the world, or the free child and servant of God.
Página 257 - ... with the more earnestness, " towards the mark, for the prize of our high calling in Christ Jesus.
Página 338 - Blessed are they that have been persecuted for righteousness" sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are ye when men shall reproach you, and persecute you, and say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

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