Memoir and Letters of the Right Honourable Sir Thomas Dyke Acland

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Side 238 - And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour.
Side 91 - Society. jjowiev . < that it is an object of the highest national importance to provide that instruction in the truths and precepts of Christianity should form an essential part of every system of education intended for the people at large, and that such instruction should be under the superintendence of the clergy, and in conformity with the doctrines of the Church in this realm, as the recognised teacher of religion.
Side 253 - ... essay, I read it at the time of publication, and thought it of little value, but did not perceive that it was mischievous. In speaking of him to Acland in 1865, Mr. Gladstone had let fall a truly remarkable saying, going deep down to the roots of many things : — You need not assure me of Dr. Temple's Christian character. I have read his sermons, and if I had doubted — but I never did — they would have removed the doubt.
Side 21 - Erected as a tribute of affectionate respect for private worth and public integrity, and in testimony of admiration for the generous heart and open hand which have been ever ready to protect the weak, to relieve the needy, and to succour the oppressed, of whatever party, race, or creed.
Side 169 - The child-like faith, that asks not sight, " Waits not for wonder or for sign, •' Believes, because it loves, aright — " Shall see things greater, things divine. " Heaven to that gaze shall open wide, "And brightest angels to and fro " On messages of love shall glide " 'Twixt God above, and Christ below.
Side 24 - The circumstance of belonging to a small society at Cambridge brought me into a similar one at Oxford founded by Mr. Gladstone, to which otherwise I should never have been admitted, as it consisted mainly of Christchurch men, destined to hold an eminent position in the world.
Side 67 - During this spring,' he writes in 1835, ' I for the first time read parts of Coleridge's works ; and I am surprised how much that I thought mine is to be found there.
Side 143 - Correspondence of the Bath and West of England Society for the Encouragement of Agriculture, Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.
Side 241 - I think all you have done quite right, and the willows and the bit you took so much pains with quite beautiful. You have a wonderful eye for colour. Not one in a thousand has so true a one.
Side 63 - ... fearlessly exposed his life to the deadly influence of African Fever: and so died, full of faith and hope and devout affection, May loth, 1837, off the Bight of Benin, and was buried in the island of Ascension. This affliction was made known to his parents on the...

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