The English Review, Volume 6

F. and J. Rivington, 1846

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Página 351 - The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.
Página 162 - HAIL to the crown by Freedom shaped — to gird An English Sovereign's brow ! and to the throne Whereon he sits ! Whose deep foundations lie In veneration and the people's love ; Whose steps are equity, whose seat is law.
Página 337 - I have, upon innumerable occasions, observed him suddenly stop, and then seem to count his steps with a deep earnestness; and when he had neglected or gone wrong in this sort of magical movement, I have seen him go back again, put himself in a proper posture to begin the ceremony, and, having gone through it, break from his abstraction, walk briskly on, and join his companion.
Página 460 - As for my religion, I die in the holy Catholic and Apostolic faith professed by the whole Church before the disunion of East and West, more particularly in the communion of the Church of England, as it stands distinguished from all Papal and Puritan innovations and as it adheres to the doctrine of the Cross.
Página 276 - Farewell ye grottos, and ye crystal springs ! Sweet echo, vocal spirit of the vale, Who sang'st responsive to my simple strain, Johanna goes, and ne'er returns again. Ye scenes where all my tranquil joys I knew...
Página 437 - He was taken from prison, and from judgment: and who shall declare his generation ? for he was cut off out of the land of the living: for the transgression of my people was he stricken.
Página 242 - Yes, I do believe firmly, as firmly as I believe in the Christian faith, and that God has redeemed us from the pains of hell, that those voices came from Him, and by His command.
Página 324 - The beginning of the day was always devoted by her to the New Testament in Greek, after which she read select orations of Isocrates and the tragedies of Sophocles, which I judged best adapted to supply her tongue with the purest diction, her mind with the most excellent precepts, and her exalted station with a defence against the utmost power of fortune.
Página 15 - All ideas of justice and injustice, of virtue and vice, of glory and infamy, are purely arbitrary, and dependent on custom. Conscience and remorse are nothing but the foresight of those physical penalties to which crimes expose us. The man who is above the law can commit without remorse the dishonest act that may serve his purpose. The fear of God, so far from being the beginning of wisdom...
Página 157 - The notion of a religious establishment comprehends three things : — a clergy, or an order of men secluded from other professions to attend upon the offices of religion ; a legal provision for the maintenance of the clergy ; and the confining of that provision to the teachers of a particular sect of Christianity.

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