Celebrities of the Day, British and Foreign, Bind 1

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S. E. Thomas
W. Poole, 1881
 

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Side 128 - The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife, The royal banner ; and all quality. Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war ! And O, you mortal engines, whose rude throats The immortal Jove's dread clamours counterfeit, Farewell ! Othello's occupation's gone ! lago.
Side 317 - For in truth she is a Church beside herself, abounding in noble gifts and rightful titles, but unable to use them religiously ; crafty, obstinate, wilful, malicious, cruel, unnatural, as madmen are. Or rather she may be said to resemble a demoniac...
Side 331 - Oates). 1868. speaking my own words, I am but following almost a consensus of the divines of my Church. They have ever used the strongest language against Rome, even the most able and learned of them. I wish to throw myself into their system. While I say what they say, I am safe. Such views, too, are necessary for our position.
Side 329 - Sacra," may be quoted here. It refers to the comfort he received when sick and weary at Palermo by frequenting the Roman churches. 0 that thy creed were sound ! For thou dost soothe the heart, thou Church of Rome, By thy unwearied watch and varied round Of service, in thy Saviour's holy home.
Side 170 - When thou hadst overcome the sharpness of death, thou didst open the kingdom of heaven to all believers.
Side 7 - In the wild depth of Winter, while without The ceaseless winds blow ice, be my retreat, Between the groaning forest and the shore Beat by the boundless multitude of waves, A rural, shelter'd, solitary scene ; Where ruddy fire and beaming tapers join, To cheer the gloom. There studious let me sit, And hold high converse with the mighty dead...
Side 317 - ... powers what God made her, but ruled within by an inexorable spirit, who is sovereign in his management over her, and most subtle and most successful in the use of her gifts. Thus she is her real self only in name ; and, till God vouchsafe to restore her, we must treat her as if she were that Evil One which governs her.
Side 331 - I read Newton on the Prophecies, and in consequence became most firmly convinced that the Pope was the Antichrist predicted by Daniel, St. Paul, and St. John. My imagination was stained by the effects of this doctrine up to the year 1843...
Side 402 - Thine own offspring, the fruit of thy womb, who love thee and would toil for thee, thou dost gaze upon with fear, as though a portent, or thou dost loathe as an offence— at best thou dost but endure, as if they had no claim but on thy patience, self-possession and vigilance, to be rid of them as easily as thou rnayest. Thou makest them
Side 116 - Come the three comers of the world in arms, " And we shall shock them : Nought shall make us rue, " If England to itself do rest but true.

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