Paganism Not Abolished in the Roman Empire Or the Christian World: A Lecture Delivered in Boston, Feb. 6th; New Bedford, April 23rd.; and Lawrence, Oct. 16th, 1881.j
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Page 77 - Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil : for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff comfort me.
Page 51 - Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth: see, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to pluck up and to break down, and to destroy and to overthrow; to build, and to plant.
Page 4 - For they themselves show of us what manner of entering in 9 we had unto you, and how ye turned to God from idols, to serve the living and true God, ' and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he 10 raised from the dead, even Jesus, which delivered us from the wrath to come.
Page 108 - He that will do the will of God shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God.
Page 7 - The Vatican Decrees do, in the strictest sense, establish for the Pope a supreme command over loyalty and civil duty. To the vast majority of Roman Catholics they are, and in all likelihood will long in their carefully enveloped meaning remain, practically unknown. Of that small minority who have spoken or fitted themselves to speak, a portion reject them. Another portion receive them with an express reserve, to me perfectly satisfactory, against all their civil consequences. Another portion seem...
Page 28 - Truth is the cry of all, but the game of a few. Certainly, where it is the chief passion, it doth not give way to vulgar cares and views ; nor is it contented with a little ardour in the early time of life ; active, perhaps, to pursue, but not so fit to weigh and revise. He that would make a real progress in knowledge must dedicate his age as well as youth, the later growth as well as first fruits, at the altar of Truth.
Page 17 - Hereupon it is boldly stated that ' the word civil is a pure interpolation.' 2 This statement Dr. Newman's undertaking tempts him to quote, but his sagacity and scholarship save him from adopting. Anticipating some cavil such as this, I took care (which is not noticed) to place the -word jura in my text. I now affirm that my translation is correct. Jus means, not right at large, but a specific form of right, and in this case civil right, to which meaning indeed the word constantly leans.
Page 14 - Church. 2. That he in like manner claims the power of determining the limits of those domains. 3. That he does not sever them, by any acknowledged or intelligible line, from the domains of civil duty and allegiance. 4. That he therefore claims, and claims from the month of July 1870 onwards with plenary authority, from every convert and member of his Church, that he shall " place his loyalty and civil duty at the mercy of another :