The Works of Matthew Arnold, Bind 3

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Macmillan, 1903

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Side 356 - Behold, I have here at hand the fourth part of a shekel of silver: that will I give to the man of God, to tell us our way. 9 (Beforetime in Israel, when a man went to inquire of God, thus he spake, Come, and let us go to the seer: for he that is now called a Prophet was beforetime called a Seer.) 10 Then said Saul to his servant, Well said; come, let us go.
Side 380 - The sun shall be no more thy light by day, neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee; but the Lord shall be unto thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory.
Side 400 - I received the idea of a polity in which there is the same law for all, a polity administered with regard to equal rights and equal freedom of speech, and the idea of a kingly government which respects most of all the freedom of the governed...
Side 25 - I ask you whether, the world over or in past history, there is anything like it? Nothing. I pray that our unrivalled happiness may last.
Side 160 - If Thou, LORD, wilt be extreme to mark what is done amiss : O LORD, who may abide it?
Side 234 - Praised be my Lord for our sister, the death of the body, from which no man escapeth. Woe to him who dieth in mortal sin ! Blessed are they who are found walking by Thy most Holy Will, for the second death shall have no power to do them harm. Praise ye and bless the Lord, and give thanks unto Him, and serve him with great humility.
Side 89 - Or is it some more humble lay, Familiar matter of to-day? Some natural sorrow, loss, or pain, That has been, and may be again!
Side 16 - If a great change is to be made in human affairs, the minds of men will be fitted to it; the general opinions and feelings will draw that way. Every fear, every hope will forward it; and then they who persist in opposing this mighty current in human affairs, will appear rather to resist the decrees of Providence itself, than the mere designs of men. They will not be resolute and firm, but perverse and obstinate.
Side 356 - These are the kings that reigned in Edom before there reigned any king over the children of Israel.
Side 42 - I am bound by my own definition of criticism : a disinterested endeavour to learn and propagate the best that is known and tfiought in the world. How much of current English literature comes into this " best that is known and thought in the world?

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