Looking Forward Into the Past

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Rumford Press, 1910 - 243 страници
An account of the author's activities in collecting money for the founding of Colorado College.

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Страница 29 - This I know not how to express otherwise than by a calm, sweet abstraction of soul from all the concerns of this world ; and sometimes a kind of vision, or fixed ideas and imaginations, of being alone in the mountains, or some solitary wilderness, far from all mankind, sweetly conversing with Christ, and wrapt and swallowed up in God.
Страница 30 - Call unto Me, and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.
Страница 66 - Let every student be plainly instructed, and earnestly pressed to consider well, the main end of his life and studies is, to know God and Jesus Christ which is eternal life, John 1 7. 3. and therefore to lay Christ in the bottom, as the only foundation of all sound knowledge and learning.
Страница 3 - As the sun, Ere it is risen, sometimes paints its image In the atmosphere, so often do the spirits Of great events stride on before the events, And in to-day already walks to-morrow.
Страница 84 - I let you loose, George, on the great continent of America. Publish your message in the open face of the sun, and do all the good you can.
Страница 16 - And the evening and morning make up the day. Slowly, steadily, over the sands, And over the rocks they fall and flow ; And this wave has touched a dead man's hands, And that one has seen a face we know. They have borne the good ship on her way, Or buried her deep from love and light ; And yet, as they sink at our feet to-day, Ah...
Страница 21 - O ! — if as the plant to the orient beam, we would but open out our minds to that holier light, which ' being compared with light is found before it, more beautiful than the sun, and above all the order of stars,
Страница 216 - ... same, but the justice of the common law will not permit an investigation of facts which may be followed by the loss of a right, or by the infliction of a penalty, to be conducted ex parte.
Страница 215 - No proposition on the law relating to corporate offices can be more clear or indisputable, than that a man liable to removal from an office for misconduct is entitled to be heard in his defence, and must have an opportunity of being so heard before he can be removed.
Страница 129 - He believed that a bold and aggressive policy was demanded of the conductors of missionary efforts, and that no other course will either arouse or keep alive the benevolent spirit of the churches.