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affection appearance asked authority become believe Bishop blessed body Boswell called Catholic cause certainly character Christ Christian Church of England clergy clergyman common consider continued conversation death desire dissenters divine doctrine duty established expressed faith fear feel give given hand hear heart holy hope human John Johnson kind King labour learned letter live look Lord manner matter mean mind minister nature never observes occasion once opinion perhaps persons political poor pray prayer preach present principles probably question reason regard religion religious remark Roman saints says seems sermons society soul speak spirit suppose sure talking tell things thought told true truth Wesley whole wish writes written wrote
Էջ 390 - Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings.
Էջ 265 - And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. So much the rather thou, celestial Light, Shine inward, and the mind through all her powers Irradiate ; there plant eyes, all mist from thence Purge and disperse, that I may see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight.
Էջ 40 - For men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife.
Էջ 299 - Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy : for by faith ye stand.
Էջ 23 - Rousseau, sir, is a very bad man. I would sooner sign a sentence for his transportation, than that of any felon who has gone from the Old Bailey these many years. Yes, I should like to have him work in the plantations.
Էջ 17 - Pride was the source of that refusal, and the remembrance of it was painful. A few years ago, I desired to atone for this fault ; I went to Uttoxeter in very bad weather, and stood for a considerable time bare-headed in the rain, on the spot where my father's stall used to stand. In contrition I stood, and I hope the penance was expiatory.
Էջ 21 - ... nothing will supply the want of prudence; and that negligence and irregularity, long continued, will make knowledge useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible.
Էջ 25 - Christianity is the highest perfection of humanity; and as no man is good but as he wishes the good of others, no man can be good in the highest degree, who wishes not to others the largest measures of the greatest good.
Էջ 275 - I can say and will say, that as a peer of parliament, — as speaker of this right honourable house, — as keeper of the great seal, — as guardian of his majesty's conscience, — as Lord High Chancellor of England, — nay, even in that character alone, in which the noble duke would think it an affront to be considered...