The Manliness of Christ

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Houghton, Osgood, 1880 - Masculinity - 160 pages

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Page 144 - So nigh is grandeur to our dust, So near is God to man, When Duty whispers low, Thou must, The youth replies, I can.
Page 54 - For thou shalt be in league with the stones of the field : And the beasts of the field shall be at peace with thee.
Page 36 - And when they saw Him they were amazed : and His mother said unto Him, Son, why hast Thou thus dealt with us ? Behold, thy father and I have sought Thee sorrowing. And He said unto them, How is it that ye sought Me ? Wist ye not that I must be about my Father's business?
Page 35 - And it came to pass, that, after three days, they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them questions. And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers.
Page 53 - It is a mischievous notion that we are come late into nature; that the world was finished a long time ago. As the world was plastic and fluid in the hands of God, so it is ever to so much of his attributes as we bring to it.
Page 116 - But they understood not this saying, and it was hid from them, that they perceived it not : and they feared to ask him of that saying.
Page 154 - ... fill the icy cup, Whose treacherous crystal is but Winter's? O spendthrift haste ! await the Gods ; Their nectar crowns the lips of Patience ; Haste scatters on unthankful sods The immortal gift in vain libations. Coy Hebe flies from those that woo, And shuns the hands would seize upon her ; Follow thy life, and she will sue To pour for thee the cup of honor.
Page 128 - Christ, the great Captain of liberty as well as of salvation, and who began his mission, as foretold of him, by proclaiming it, saw fit to take from me a sword of steel after I had carried it for a time ; but he has put another in my hand (
Page 157 - Be ye perfect as your Father in heaven is perfect," is the ideal He sets before us — the only one which is permanent and all-sufficing.
Page 23 - He had fought bravely and displayed great intelligence beyond the river, and was one of the last men who came down to the bridge, but he would not pass. Turning round, he regarded the French with a grim look, and spoke aloud as follows. 'So! This is the end of our boasting. This is our first battle and we retreat! The boy Stewart will not live to hear that said.

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