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The Progress of Idolatry: The Three Ordeals.....Studley Priory, and Other ...
Sir Alexander Croke
Visualizzazione completa - 1841
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Pagina 241 - That, changed through all, and yet in all the same; Great in the earth, as in the ethereal frame; Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees; Lives through all life, extends through all extent; Spreads undivided, operates unspent!
Pagina 244 - This world (says he) was all darkness, undiscernible, undistinguishable, altogether as in profound sleep; till the self-existent invisible God, making it manifest with five elements and other glorious forms, perfectly dispelled the gloom. He, desiring to raise up various creatures by an emanation from his own glory, first created the waters, and impressed them with a power of motion ; by that power was produced a golden egg, blazing like a thousand suns, in which was born Brahma, self-existing, the...
Pagina 240 - Let us adore the supremacy of that divine sun, the god-head who illuminates all, who recreates all, from whom all proceed, to whom all must return, whom we invoke to direct our understandings aright in our progress towards his holy seat.
Pagina 241 - Except the First Cause, whatever may appear, and may not appear, in the mind, know that to be the mind's Maya, or delusion, as light, as darkness. " As the great elements are in various beings entering, yet not entering, (that is, pervading, not destroying) thus am I in them, yet not in them. " Even thus far may inquiry be made by him who seeks to know the principle of mind in union and separation, which must be everywhere, always.
Pagina 279 - Jesus to them again, peace be unto you : as my Father hath sent me: even so send I you. And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, receive ye the Holy Ghost : whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them ; and whose soever sins ye retain, they are retained.
Pagina 242 - I am the creation, and the dissolution of " the whole universe. There is not any thing greater " than I, and all things hang on me, even as precious
Pagina 254 - His kindness, and a zealous desire of yielding some requital for it, we cannot but feel very pleasant transports: indeed, that celestial flame, kindled in our hearts by the spirit of love, cannot be void of warmth; we cannot fix our eyes upon infinite beauty, we cannot taste infinite sweetness, we cannot cleave to infinite felicity, without also perpetually rejoicing in the first daughter of Love to God, Charity toward men...
Pagina 232 - Excudent alii spirantia mollius aera, Credo equidem, vivos ducent de marmore vultus, Orabunt causas melius, caelique meatus Describent radio et surgentia sidera dicent; Tu regere imperio populos, Romane, memento : Hae tibi erunt artes, pacisque imponere morem, Parcere subiectis, et debellare superbos.