The Miscellaneous Works of Thomas Arnold: Collected and Republished

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T. Fellowes, 1845 - Anglican Communion - 519 pages

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Page 490 - But now I have' written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.
Page 70 - Supper there is not any transubstantiation of the elements of bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ at or after the consecration thereof by any person whatsoever ; and that the invocation or adoration of the Virgin Mary or any other saint, and the sacrifice of the mass as they are now used in the Church of Rome are superstitious and idolatrous...
Page 120 - And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him; but whosoever shall speak against the Holy Spirit, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this world, nor in that which is to come.
Page 40 - Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue unto this day, witnessing both to small and great, saying none other things than those which the prophets and Moses did say, should come. That Christ should suffer, and that he should be the first that should rise from the dead, and should shew light unto the people, and to the Gentiles.
Page 357 - Trimmer's little histories, and to which the writer of this article is glad to acknowledge his own early obligations. Nor could better service be rendered to the cause of historical instruction than by publishing a volume of prints of universal history, accompanied with a very short description of each. Correctness of costume in such prints, or good taste in the drawing, however desirable if they can be easily obtained, are of very subordinate importance: the great matter is that the print should...
Page 442 - Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because ye build the tombs of the prophets and garnish the sepulchres of the righteous, and say, 'If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.
Page 108 - We shall see that there is in fact an ancient and a modern period in the history of every people ; the ancient differing, and the modern in many essential points agreeing with that in which we now live. Thus the largest portion of that history which we commonly call ancient is practically modern, as it describes society in a stage analogous to that in which it now is; while, on the other hand, much of what is called modern history is practically ancient, as it relates to a state of things which has...
Page 120 - Matt. xii. 32. — Every one who reads his Bible for the first time, when he comes to this passage, asks anxiously, what does it mean ? — what is this sin which shall never be forgiven, either in this world, or in the world to come...
Page 422 - We should ask questions of our books and of ourselves, what is its purpose, by what means it proceeds to effect that purpose, whether we fully understand the one, whether we go along with the other. Do the arguments satisfy us ? do the descriptions convey lively and distinct images to us ? do we understand all the allusions to persons or things ? In short, does our mind act over again from the writer's guidance what his acted before ? do we reason as he reasoned, conceive as he conceived, think and...
Page 45 - ... years ; and how many being popishly given (who though they come to the Church, yet do refuse to receive the Communion) are inhabitants, or make their abode either as...

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