Studies New and Old of Ethical and Social Subjects

Front Cover

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 385 - There lives more faith in honest doubt, Believe me, than in half the creeds.
Page 435 - Are not my days few? Cease then, and let me alone, that I may take comfort a little before I go whence I shall not return, even to the land of darkness and the shadow of death; a land of darkness, as darkness itself, and of the shadow of death, without any order and where the light is as darkness.
Page 310 - ... what shall we eat, and what shall we drink, and wherewithal shall we be clothed?
Page 435 - For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope; for a living dog is better than a dead lion.
Page 12 - All things whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, do ye even so unto them ; for this is the law and the prophets : Matt, vii, 12.
Page 423 - IN Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure-dome decree : Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea. So twice five miles of fertile ground With walls and towers were girdled round : And there were gardens bright with sinuous rills Where blossomed many an incense-bearing tree ; And here were forests ancient as the hills, Enfolding sunny spots of greenery.
Page 96 - Yet if, as holiest men have deem'd, there be A land of souls beyond that sable shore, To shame the doctrine of the Sadducee Aud sophists, madly vain of dubious lore...
Page 11 - 1. Do not kill. 2. Do not steal. 3. Do not commit adultery. 4. Do not lie. 5. Do not slander.
Page 44 - ... he were every day guilty of some himself; and, at the same time, as cautious of committing a fault, as if he never forgave one.
Page 18 - To the like purpose is Mic. vi. 8. He hath shewed thee, 0 man, what is good ; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justice, and love MERCY, and walk humbly with thy God ? And also Hos.

Bibliographic information