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Montaigne: The Endless Study ; and Other Miscellanies
Alexandre Rodolphe Vinet
Visualizzazione completa - 1850
Montaigne: The Endless Study; and Other Miscellanies
Alexandre Rodolphe Vinet,Robert Turnbull
Anteprima non disponibile - 2016
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Pagina 70 - 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. And this deep power in which we exist and whose beatitude is all accessible to us, is not only self-sufficing and perfect in every hour, but the act of seeing and the thing seen, the seer and the spectacle, the subject and the object, are one.
Pagina 72 - I remember an answer which when quite young I was prompted to make to a valued adviser, who was wont to importune me with the dear old doctrines of the church. On my saying, What have I to do with the sacredness of traditions, if I live wholly from within ? my friend suggested : " But these impulses may be from below, not from above.
Pagina 69 - The Supreme Critic on the errors of the past and the present, and the only prophet of that which must be, is that great nature in which we rest as the earth lies in the soft arms of the atmosphere ; that Unity, that Over-soul, within which every man's particular being is contained and made one with all other...
Pagina 393 - And the eye cannot say to the hand, ' I have no need of thee ' ; nor again the head to the feet,
Pagina xxvi - Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect, yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought.
Pagina 226 - Instruction should proceed from the known to the unknown, from the simple to the complex, from concrete to abstract notions, from analysis to synthesis.
Pagina 282 - Do we make void the law through faith ? God forbid : yea, we establish the law.
Pagina 222 - Wherefore it behooved him in all things to be made like unto his brethren, that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people.
Pagina 73 - They do not seem to me to be such; but if I am the Devil's child, I will live then from the Devil." No law can be sacred to me but that of my nature. Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only right is what is after my constitution; the only wrong what is against it.