Memoir of Hon. Daniel Appleton White: Prepared Agreeably to a Resolution of the Massachusetts Historical Society

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J. Wilson and Son, 1863 - 71 páginas
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Página 42 - I had not this feeling, and when I did not act from it, or endeavor to. In my boyish days, when some of my companions, who had become infected with Tom Paine's * infidelity, broached his notions in conversation with me, I battled it with them stoutly, not exactly with the logic you would get from Locke, but with the logic I found here, (pointing to his breast ;) and here it has always been my guide and support : it is my support still.
Página 36 - It being understood, that every encouragement be given to the serious, impartial and unbiassed investigation of Christian truth; and that no assent to the peculiarities of any denomination of Christians be required of the students, or professors, or instructors.
Página 5 - Other causes were, however, at work to make religion a source of one of the greatest of his youthful troubles. His father and mother were strict Baptists, and also " New Lights," as the followers of Whitefield were then called. Blood and Water which came from Christ when the Soldier pierced his Side, his Laying in his Grave, and his Resurrection, was no part of Redemption, and that his Laying in the Grave was no part of his Humiliation.
Página 63 - Full many a throb of grief and pain Thy frail and erring child must know: But not one prayer is breathed in vain, Nor does one tear unheeded flow.
Página 28 - The committee entertain a high sense of the wisdom and ability with which this convention have discharged their arduous trust; and while they maintain the principle of state sovereignty, and of the duties which citizens owe to their respective state governments, they give the most satisfactory proofs of attachment to the constitution of the United States and to the national union.
Página 20 - ... side, and therefore made greater exertions, and took up more time; but, as the case turned on points of law rather than facts', Parsons appeared more eminently to advantage as a lawyer. He is indeed a wonderful man. Perfectly at home in all sorts of law, as well as of other knowledge and learning, he appears to be incapable of surprise or embarrassment; whereas Dexter, from his deficiency in some of the sciences, and perhaps in some branches of the law, is exposed to both : but his astonishing...
Página 8 - Cambridge, may justly be attributed. The patrons and governors of the college made efforts to counteract the effect of these fatal principles by exhortation, and preaching, and prayer, as well as by the publication and distribution of good books and pamphlets. " ' Watson's Apology for the Bible...
Página 8 - ... government, and continued to rage for some years with its utmost fury, spreading its disastrous influence throughout the civilized world, and pouring upon our country a flood of infidel and licentious principles. Our colleges could not escape the contagion of these principles ; and I have no doubt that to these, and the pernicious books embodying them, much of the disorderly conduct, and most of the infidel and irreligious spirit, which prevailed at that period among the students at Cambridge,...
Página 4 - A discourse in order to confute the heresy, delivered and much contended for, in the West Parish, in Haverhill, and countenanced by many of the ministers of the neighboring parishes, viz.: ' That the blood and water which came from Christ when the soldier pierced his side, his laying in his grave and his resurrection, was no part of the work of redemption, and that his laying in the grave was no part of his humiliation.
Página 41 - when I had not this feeling, and when I did not act from it, or endeavor to. In my boyish days, when some of my companions, who had become infected with Tom Paine's infidelity, broached his notions in conversation with me, I battled it with them stoutly, not exactly with the logic you would get from Locke, but with the logic I found here' (pointing to his breast) ; ' and here it has always been my guide and...

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