Labour, life and literature, some memories

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Page 318 - For the right Faith is, that we believe and confess, that our Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, is God and Man ; God of the Substance of the Father, begotten before the worlds ; and Man of the substance of His mother, born in the world...
Page 319 - Who although he be God and man, yet he is not two, but 'one Christ; One; not by conversion of the Godhead into flesh, but by taking of the manhood into God; One altogether; not by confusion of substance, but by unity of person. For as the reasonable soul and flesh is one man, so God and man is one Christ...
Page 308 - The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together : our virtues would be proud if our faults whipped them not; and our crimes would despair if they were not cherished by our virtues.
Page 318 - Perfect God and perfect man : of a reasonable soul, and human flesh subsisting; Equal to the Father, as touching his Godhead: and inferior to the Father touching his manhood. Who although he be God and man : yet he is not two, but one Christ; One, not by conversion of the Godhead into flesh: but by taking of the manhood into God ; One altogether, not by confusion of substance: but by unity of person.
Page 309 - The LORD GOD formed man out of the dust of the earth : * and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living soul.
Page 339 - Mr. Withers makes the topic interesting in spite of its obvious and irrepressible technicality. Occasionally he renders it really amusing.
Page 339 - A New Commentary with a Chapter on First Principles. By Wilbraham Fitzjohn Trench, MA (Dublin). Scotsman. — ' It is both studious and enlightened ; and cannot but prove helpful and instructive to anyone who reads it side by side with the play.
Page 290 - The toad beneath the harrow knows Exactly where each tooth point goes. The butterfly upon the road Preaches contentment to that toad.
Page 158 - ... We promise thee faster speed than steamboat and railroad : for thou shalt traverse the ground of two centuries in two hours ! With pleasant companions by the way, free from the perils of fire and flood, " Fancy, like the finger of a clock, Runs the great circuit, and is still at home.
Page 195 - My friends and comrades, I often feel very sick at heart with politics and all that pertains thereto. If I were a thirty years younger man, •with the experience I have gained during the past thirty-five years, I would, methinks, abandon house and home and wife and child if need be, to go forth amongst the people to proclaim afresh and anew the full message of the Gospel of Jesus of Nazareth.

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