The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Band 6

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David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler
F. P. Kaiser, 1899 - 4107 Seiten
 

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Seite 2066 - ... is in the close affection which grows from common names, from kindred blood, from similar privileges, and equal protection. These are ties, which, though light as air, are as strong as links of iron. Let the colonies always keep the idea of their civil rights associated with your government ; they will cling and grapple to you ; and no force under heaven will be of power to tear them from their allegiance.
Seite 2077 - ... devout prayer to that eternal Spirit who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his seraphim, with the hallowed fire of his altar, to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases...
Seite 2202 - Truth crushed to earth, will rise again ; The eternal years of God are hers: But Error, wounded, writhes in pain, And dies amid her worshippers.
Seite 2236 - And they that shall be of thee shall build the old waste places : thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations ; and thou shalt be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in.
Seite 2253 - Though we differ in faith, thank God there is one platform on which we stand united, and that is the platform of charity and benevolence.
Seite 2045 - And all the rule, one empire ; only add Deeds to thy knowledge answerable ; add faith, Add virtue, patience, temperance; add love, By name to come call'd charity, the soul Of all the rest : then wilt thou not be loath To leave this Paradise, but shalt possess A Paradise within thee, happier far.
Seite 2245 - Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves, "because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever!
Seite 2073 - Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
Seite 2077 - ... it argues in what good plight and constitution the body is ; so when the cheerfulness of the people is so sprightly up, as that it has not only wherewith to guard well its own freedom and safety, but to spare, and to bestow upon the solidest and sublimest points of controversy and new invention, it betokens us not degenerated, nor drooping to a fatal decay, by casting off the old and wrinkled skin of corruption to outlive these pangs, and wax young again, entering the glorious ways of truth and...
Seite 2395 - Although the fig tree shall not blossom, * neither shall fruit be in the vines. The labor of the olive shall fail, * and the fields shall yield no meat ; The flock shall be cut off from the fold, * and there shall be no herd in the stalls : Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, * I will joy in the God of my salvation.

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