Heroes of the Cross; or, Studies in the biography of saints, martyrs, and Christian pioneers

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London, 1880 - 479 páginas

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Página 19 - To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. 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.
Página 429 - O GoD, our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come, Our shelter from the stormy blast, And our eternal home.
Página 85 - He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much : and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.
Página 124 - And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God : but to others in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.
Página 20 - 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. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground •which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the...
Página 325 - First, that in the most blessed Sacrament of the Altar, by the strength and efficacy of Christ's mighty word (it being spoken by the priest), is present really, under the form of bread and wine, the natural body and blood of our Saviour Jesus Christ, conceived of the Virgin Mary ; and that after the consecration there remaineth no substance of bread or wine, nor any other substance, but the substance of Christ, God and man.
Página 336 - Who in the same night that He was betrayed took bread, and, when He had given thanks, He brake it, and gave it to His disciples, saying, Take, eat ; this is My Body, which is given for you : do this in remembrance of Me.
Página 347 - Rather than thus our wills too strong for it. His faith perhaps in some nice tenets might Be wrong ; his life, I'm sure, was in the right...
Página 478 - It is a review of the cares, the duties, the troubles of life ; the consolations that enable souls to bear, the principles upon which it behoves them to act ; the hopes that brighten the darkest prospects of the traveller through the world. It is no unworthy gift to the Church from one who has served her so well by his pen in past time.
Página 424 - O that I had wings like a dove ! then would I flee away and be at rest.

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