The Idea of God and the Moral Sense in the Light of Language: Being a Philological Enquiry Into the Rise and Growth of Spiritual and Moral Concepts, Volumes 1-2

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Williams and Norgate, 1895 - Comparative linguistics - 239 pages

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Page 25 - And the ear of man cannot hear, and the eye of man cannot see; But if we could see and hear, this Vision — were it not He?
Page 212 - Wer darf ihn nennen? Und wer bekennen: Ich glaub' ihn. Wer empfinden Und sich unterwinden Zu sagen: ich glaub
Page 55 - Shall find the toppling crags of Duty scaled Are close upon the shining table-lands To which our God Himself is moon and sun.
Page 31 - Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the Lord.
Page 48 - I believe that the experiences of utility organized and consolidated through all past generations of the human race, have been producing corresponding nervous modifications, which, by continued transmission and accumulation, have become in us certain faculties of moral intuition — certain emotions responding to right and wrong conduct, which have no apparent basis in the individual experiences of utility.
Page 45 - For life, with all it yields of joy and woe, And hope and fear,— believe the aged friend, — Is just our chance o...
Page 15 - Behold my servant, whom I uphold ; mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth ; I have put my spirit upon him : he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.
Page 205 - Nor does the evidence end here. Not only is the omnipresence of something which passes comprehension, that most abstract belief which is common to all religions, which becomes the more distinct in proportion as they...
Page 232 - Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a people ? And the speech pleased the Lord, that Solomon had asked this thing.
Page 233 - Hear, all ye people; hearken, O earth, and all that therein is: and let the Lord God be witness against you, the Lord from his holy temple.

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