Woman in the Reformation

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Lutheran Publication Society, 1882 - 204 sayfa
 

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Sayfa 74 - It is the little rift within the lute, That by and by will make the music mute, And ever widening slowly silence all.
Sayfa 133 - Be sure, no earnest work Of any honest creature, howbeit weak, Imperfect, ill-adapted, fails so much It is not gathered as a grain of sand To enlarge the sum of human action used For carrying out God's end.
Sayfa 142 - Hero-worship' becomes a fact inexpressibly precious ; the most solacing fact one sees in the world at present. There is an everlasting hope in it for the management of the world. Had all traditions, arrangements, creeds, societies that men ever instituted, sunk away, this would remain. The certainty of Heroes being sent us ; our faculty, our necessity, to reverence Heroes when sent : it shines like a polestar through smoke-clouds, dust-clouds, and all manner of down-rushing and conflagration.
Sayfa 17 - Martin's impetuous character gave frequent occasion for punishment and reprimand. " My parents," said Luther in after-life, " treated me harshly, so that I became very timid. My mother one day chastised me so severely about a nut, that the blood came. They seriously thought that they were doing right ; but they could not distinguish character, which however is very necessary in order to know when, or where, or how chastisement should be inflicted. It is necessary to punish ; but the apple should...
Sayfa 89 - I will call this Luther a true Great Man ; great in intellect, in courage, affection and integrity ; one of our most lovable and precious men.
Sayfa 96 - Talk about conceit as much as you like, it is to human character what salt is to the ocean ; it keeps it sweet, and renders it endurable.
Sayfa 129 - Never think who the person is that speaks to you, but examine whether she speaks the words of God or her own words; and, provided the Scriptures and not the authority of man be your rule, you will not fail to discover the path of duty.
Sayfa 136 - Farel, entered, and dealt her a blow on the right cheek, the ministars having contrived to escape in great perturbation, while he soundly chastised me with a rod, forbidding me to concern myself with matters of doctrine ; the which treatment cost me many bitter tears and held me in dread until his decease.
Sayfa 156 - WHAT are we set on earth for ? Say, to toil; Nor seek to leave thy tending of the vines For all the heat o' the day, till it declines, And death's mild curfew shall from work assoil. God did anoint thee with his odorous oil, To wrestle, not to reign; and he assigns All thy tears over, like pure crystallines, For younger fellow-workers of the soil To wear for amulets. So others shall Take patience...

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