St. George and St. Michael, Volumen2

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Henry S. King, 1876 - 4 páginas
 

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Página 42 - I shall think my keys not safe in my pocket, whilst you have so many swords by your side ; nor that I have the command of my house whilst you have so many officers in it ; nor that I am at my own disposal, whilst you have so many commanders.
Página 55 - Thy blessed blood has bought, Forgive that I have grieved Thee With word, with will, and eke with thought. Jesu, in whom is all my trust, That died upon the roodc tree, Withdraw my heart from fleshly lust And from all worldly vanity.
Página 55 - Thy handes two, Make me meek and low of heart, And Thee to love as I should do. Jesu, for Thy bitter wound, That pierced e'en to Thy heart's root, For sin that hath my heart y-bound, Thy blessed blood must be my boot.
Página 9 - ... 58. How to make a pistol to discharge a dozen times with one loading, and without so much as once new priming requisite, or to change it out of one hand into the other, or stop one's horse.
Página 55 - Of thy saints every one, Comfort them that careful be, And help them that be woe-begone. Jesu, keep them that be good, And amend them that have grieved thee, And send them fruits of early food, As each man needeth in his degree.
Página 224 - He deals less with the outward act, than with the inward springs of action ; he does not lay down the law, but goes down to the motive. He acknowledges that, " It is infinitely better to think wrong and to act right upon that wrong thinking, than it is to think right, and not do as that thinking requires of us.
Página 144 - bove ail Light ; Which Ûi'Eye receives not, 'tis so bright, I seeke a Voice, beyond degree Of ail melodious Harmony : The Eare conceives is not (...). So far this Light the Raies extends, As that no place It comprehends, So deepe this Sound, that though it speake, It cannot by a Sence so weake, Be entertain'd (...). A pleasant Taste, of that delight, It doth confound ail Appetite. (9) Voici encore dans Heywood un autre exemple du piètre résultat que produisent les formulations dogmatiques mises...
Página 56 - Almighty God in Trinity, Cease these wars, and send us peace With lasting love and charity. Jesu, that art the ghostly stone Of Holy Church in middle earth, Bring Thy folds and flocks in one And rule them rightly with one herd.
Página 224 - Any two persons acting faithfully upon opposite convictions, are divided but by a bowing wall; any two, in belief most harmonious, who do not act upon it, are divided by infinite gulfs of the blackness of darkness, across which neither ever beholds the real self of the other.

Acerca del autor (1876)

George MacDonald was born on December 10, 1824 in Huntley, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He attended University in Aberdeen in 1840 and then went on to Highbury College in 1848 where he studied to be a Congregational Minister, receiving his M. A. After being a minister for several years, he became a lecturer in English literature at Kings College in London before becoming a full-time writer. He wrote fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. In 1955, he wrote his first important original work, a long religious poem entitled Within and Without. He is best known for his fantasy novels Phantastes, The Princess and the Goblin, At the Back of the North Wind, and Lilith and fairy tales including The Light Princess, The Golden Key, and The Wise Woman. In 1863, he published David Eiginbrod, the first of a dozen novels that were set in Scotland and based on the lives of rural Scots. He died on September 18. 1905.

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