Mohammed, Buddha and Christ, 4 lectures

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Page 171 - MAY I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence : live In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end with self. In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with their mild persistence urge man's search To vaster issues.
Page 120 - ... we knew no law but that of the strong, when God raised among us a man, of whose birth, truthfulness, honesty, and purity we were aware, and he called us to the unity of God, and taught us not to associate anything with...
Page 150 - I must comfort her,' — said to her, 'My good girl, I cannot myself give medicine for it, but I know of a doctor who can attend to it.
Page 173 - As a mother, even at the risk of her own life, protects her son, her only son : so let there be goodwill without measure among all beings. Let goodwill without measure prevail in the whole world, above, below, around, unstinted, unmixed with any feeling of differing or opposing interests.
Page 227 - Elect infants, dying in infancy, are regenerated and saved by Christ through the Spirit, who worketh when, and where, and how he pleaseth. So also are all other elect persons, who are incapable of being outwardly called by the ministry of the word.
Page 66 - And your slaves ! See that ye feed them with such food as ye eat yourselves ; and clothe them with the stuff ye wear. And if they commit a fault which ye are not inclined to forgive, then sell them, for they are the servants of the Lord, and are not to be tormented.
Page 99 - The sword indeed : but where will you get your sword ! Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one. In one man's head alone, there it dwells as yet. One man alone of the whole world believes it ; there is one man against all men. That be take a sword, and try to propagate with that, will do little for him. You must first get your sword!
Page 137 - Muni, and is a Muni thereby; he who in this world weighs both sides is called a Muni.
Page 102 - Great God! if my course were not stopped by this sea, I would still go on, to the unknown kingdoms of the West, preaching the unity of thy holy name, and putting to the »word the rebellious nations who worship any other gods than thee."( 153) Yet this Mahometan Alexander, who sighed for new worlds, was unable to preserve his recent conquests.
Page 45 - It was a sight, indeed,' says Pitts, ' able to pierce one's heart, to behold so many thousands in their garments of humility and mortification/ with their naked heads, and cheeks watered with tears, and to hear their grievous sighs and sobs, begging earnestly for the remission of their sins.

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