The Dublin Review, Parte1

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Nicholas Patrick Wiseman
Burns and Oates, 1849
 

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Página 156 - And this deep power in which we exist and whose beatitude is all accessible to us, is not only selfsufficing 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. We see the world piece by piece, as the sun, the moon, the animal, the tree; but the whole, of which these are the shining parts, is the soul.
Página 155 - 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...
Página 134 - Ye have the account Of my performance ; what remains, ye Gods, But up and enter now into full bliss? " So having said, a while he stood, expecting Their universal shout and high applause To fill his ear ; when, contrary, he hears, On all sides, from innumerable tongues A dismal universal hiss, the sound Of public scorn.
Página 159 - A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Out upon your guarded lips ! Sew them up with packthread, do.
Página 155 - ... that Unity, that Over-soul, within which every man's particular being is contained and made one with all other; that common heart of which all sincere conversation is the worship, to which all right action is submission; that overpowering reality which confutes our tricks and talents, and constrains...
Página 162 - Man is the dwarf of himself. Once he was permeated and dissolved by spirit. He filled nature with his overflowing currents. Out from him sprang the sun and moon ; from man the sun, from woman the moon.
Página 310 - HOLY Spirit, Lord of light, From thy clear celestial height, Thy pure beaming radiance give. Come, thou Father of the poor, Come with treasures which endure, Come, thou Light of all that live. 2 Thou, of all consolers best, Visiting the troubled breast, Dost refreshing peace bestow ; Thou, in toil art comfort sweet, Pleasant coolness in the heat, Solace in the midst of woe.
Página 172 - No sentence will hold the whole truth, and the only way in which we can be just, is by giving ourselves the lie...
Página 433 - I will advance as they go backward, in which they will be much deceived : for I can never go an inch beyond my conscience and my honour. If they will consider me as a man who has done my best to improve the language, and especially the poetry, and will be content with my acquiescence under the present government, and forbearing satire on it, that I can promise, because I can perform it...
Página 163 - My house stands in low land, with limited outlook, and on the skirt of the village. But I go with my friend to the shore of our little river, and with one stroke of the paddle, I leave the village politics and personalities, yes, and the world of villages and personalities behind, and pass into a delicate realm of sunset and moonlight, too bright almost for spotted man to enter without noviciate and probation.

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