The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Том 21

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Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis
1843
 

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Страница 203 - Let a man but speak forth with genuine earnestness the thought, the emotion, the actual condition of his own heart ; and other men, so strangely are we all knit together by the tie of sympatRy, must and will give heed to him.
Страница 202 - Father, the fountain of all goodness, beauty and truth, and revealed in every revelation of these; but for the most part, a wise, prudential feeling grounded on mere calculation; a matter as all others now are, of expediency and utility, whereby some smaller quantum of earthly enjoyment may be exchanged for a far larger quantum of celestial enjoyment.
Страница 203 - ... condition of his own heart; and other men, so strangely are we all knit together by the tie of sympathy, must and will give heed to him. In culture, in extent of view, we may stand above the speaker, or below him; but in either case, his words, if they are earnest and sincere, will find some response within us; for in spite of all casual varieties in outward rank or inward, as face answers to face, so does the heart of man to man.
Страница 201 - Truly may it be said, the Divinity has withdrawn from the Earth ; or veils himself in that wide-wasting Whirlwind of a departing Era, wherein the fewest can discern his goings. Not Godhead, but an iron, ignoble circle of Necessity embraces all things; binds the youth of these times into a sluggish thrall, or else exasperates him into a rebel. Heroic Action is paralyzed ; for what worth now remains unquestionable with him!
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