Rex Christus: An Outline Study of China

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Macmillan, 1903 - 256 sivua
 

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Sivu 162 - In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea, With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you and me: As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free, While God is marching on.
Sivu 41 - Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God's great Judgment Seat; * See Note 18.
Sivu 242 - They climbed the steep ascent of heaven Through peril, toil, and pain : O God, to us may grace be given To follow in their train.
Sivu 242 - Behold, these shall come from far : and, lo, these from the north and from the west ; and these from the land of Sinim.
Sivu 146 - Those who quietly profess and teach these doctrines shall not be harassed or persecuted on account of their faith. Any person, whether citizen of the United States or Chinese convert, who, according to these tenets, peaceably teaches and...
Sivu 181 - On England's annals, through the long Hereafter of her speech and song, That light its rays shall cast From portals of the past. A Lady with a Lamp shall stand In the great history of the land, A noble type of good, Heroic womanhood.
Sivu 115 - Assuredly it is not foreign intercourse that is ruining China, but this dreadful poison. Oh, the grief and desolation it has wrought to our people! A hundred years ago the curse came upon us more blasting and deadly in its effects than the Great Flood or the scourge of the Fierce Beasts, for the waters assuaged after nine years, and the ravages of the man-eaters were confined to one place.
Sivu 45 - In letters I am perhaps equal to other men ; but the character of the superior man, carrying out in his conduct what he professes, is what I have not yet attained to.
Sivu 45 - The sage and the man of perfect virtue ; — how dare I rank myself with them ? It may simply be said of me, that I strive to become such without satiety, and teach others without weariness.
Sivu 116 - The ruin of the mind is the most woful of its many deleterious effects. The poison enfeebles the will, saps the strength of the body, renders the consumer incapable of performing his regular duties, and unfit for travel from one place to another. It consumes his substance and reduces the miserable wretch to poverty, barrenness, and senility. Unless something is soon done to arrest this awful scourge in its devastating march, the Chinese people will be transformed into satyrs and devils ! This is...

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