A Sacred Book, Containing Old and New Gospels

A Sacred Book, Containing Old and New Gospels

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...are the sanctuary of the intuitions. 10 The soul will not k-now either deformity or pain. 1l For it is only the finite that has wrought and suffered; the infinite lies stretched in smiling repose. 12 O my brothers, God exists. There is.a soul at the center of Nature, and over the will of every man, so that none of us can wrong the universe. 13 The way to speak_and write what shall not go out of fashion is, to speak and write sincerely. 14 A man passes for what he is worth. Very idle is all curiosity concerning other people's estimate of us, and all fear of remaining unknown is not less so. 15 Never was a sincere word utterly lost. Never a magnanimity fell to the ground, but there is some heart to greet and accept it unexpectedly. 16 Let us, if we must have great actions, make our own so. 17 This over-estimate of the possibilities of Paul and Pericles, this under-estimate of our own, comes from a neglect of the fact of an identical nature. and they will show themselves great, though they make an exception in your favor to all their rules of trade. 5 I see not any road of perfect peace which a man can walk, but after the counsel of his own bosom. 6 We live in succession, in division, in parts, in particles. Meantime within man is the soul of the whole; the wise silence; the universal beauty, to which every part and particle is equally related; the eternal ONE. 7 Every man's words, who speaks from that life, must sound vain to those who do not dwell in the same thought on their own part. 8 Only itself can inspire whom it will, and behold! their speech shall be lyrical, and sweet, and universal as the rising of the wind. 9 As there is no screen or ceiling between our heads and the infinite heavens, so is there no bar or wall in...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236909879
  • 9781236909879