The Journal of English and Germanic Philology

Gustaf E. Karsten
University of Illinois, 1922

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Seite 122 - The end, then, of learning is to repair the ruins of our first parents by regaining to know God aright and out of that knowledge to love him, to imitate him, to be like him as we may the nearest by possessing our souls of true virtue, which being united to the heavenly grace of faith makes up the highest perfection.
Seite 134 - Yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in herself complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best.
Seite 134 - Grace was in all her steps. Heaven in her eye, In every gesture dignity and love.
Seite 139 - I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised and unbreathed, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of the race, where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity much rather: that which purifies us is trial, and trial is by what is contrary.
Seite 336 - For the moon never beams without bringing me dreams Of the beautiful Annabel Lee...
Seite 133 - That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom...
Seite 335 - The angels, not half so happy in Heaven, Went envying her and me: — Yes! that was the reason (as all men know, In this kingdom by the sea) That the wind came out of the cloud, chilling And killing my Annabel Lee. But our love it was stronger by far than the love Of those who were older than we...
Seite 435 - Being therefore always of good courage, and knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord (for we walk by faith, not by sight) ; we are of good courage, I say, and are willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be at home with the Lord.
Seite 135 - Be strong, live happy, and love ! but first of all Him, whom to love is to obey, and keep His great command ; take heed lest passion sway Thy judgment to do aught which else free will Would not admit...
Seite 530 - In my own heart love had not been made wise • To trace love's faint beginnings in mankind, To know even hate is but a mask of love's, ' To see a good in evil, and a hope In ill-success...

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