The Aim Of Life; Plain Talks To Young Men And Women by Philip Stafford MoxomThe Aim Of Life; Plain Talks To Young Men And Women by Philip Stafford Moxom

The Aim Of Life; Plain Talks To Young Men And Women

byPhilip Stafford Moxom

Paperback | January 8, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1894. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... ORTHODOXY. Great is the truth and mighty above all things. -- Esdras. Das erste und letzte, was vom Genie gefordert wird, ist Wahrheitsliebe. -- Goethe. The study of truth is perpetually joined with the love of virtue; for there 's no virtue which derives not its original from truth; as, on the contrary, there is no vice which has not its beginning from a lie. -- Casaubon. Hold thou the good; define it well: For fear divine Philosophy Should push beyond her mark and be Procuress to the Lords of Hell. Tennyson. Shall I ask the brave soldier who fights by my side In the cause of mankind, if our creeds agree? Moore. You will find that it is the modest, not the presumptuous inquirer, who makes a real and safe progress in the discovery of divine truths. One follows Nature and Nature's God -- that is, he follows God in His works and in His word.-- BOLINGBROKE. For he was of that stubborn crew Of errant saints, whom all men grant To be the true church militant; Such as do build their faith upon The holy text of pike and gun; Decide all controversies by Infallible artillery; And prove their doctrines orthodox By apostolic blows and knocks. Butler. Ueb' immer Treu und Redlichkeit bis an dein kiihles Grab, Und weiche keinen Finger breit von Gottes Wegen ab! Dann wirst du, wie auf griinen Au'n, durch's Pilgerleben gehn; Dann kannst du sender Furcht und Grau'n dem Tod in's Antlitz sehn. Holty. And so the Word had breath, and wrought With human hands the Creed of creeds In loveliness of perfect deeds, More strong than all poetic thought. Tennyson. So let our lips and lives express The holy gospel we profess; So let our works and virtues shine To prove the doctrine all divine. Watts. AT is orthodoxy? Few words have been more persistently misunderstood or worse abused...
Title:The Aim Of Life; Plain Talks To Young Men And WomenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217063209

ISBN - 13:9780217063203