The Downside Review, Volume 23

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Downside Abbey., 1904
 

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Pagina 284 - He then proceeded to a particular account of his day, of the inquiries he had made respecting the poor. There was no resident minister ; no manufactory ; nor did there appear any dawn of comfort, either temporal or spiritual. The method or possibility of assisting them was discussed till a late hour.
Pagina 64 - Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; and let them say among the nations, "The LORD reigns.
Pagina 25 - Let us make man to our image and likeness, and let him have dominion over the fishes of the sea, and the fowls of the air, and the beasts, and the whole earth, and every creeping creature that moveth upon the earth.
Pagina 284 - He was prevailed on and went. I was in the parlour when he returned; with the eagerness of vanity (having recommended the pleasure) I inquired how he liked the cliffs. He replied they were very fine, but the poverty and distress of the people was dreadful. This was all that passed. He retired to his apartment, and dismissed even his reader. I said to his sister and mine, I feared Mr. W. was not well. The cold chicken and wine put into the carriage for his dinner were returned untouched.
Pagina 284 - W. appeared at supper, seemingly refreshed with a higher feast than we had sent with him. The servant, at his desire, was dismissed, when immediately he began, ' Miss Hannah More, something must be done for Cheddar.
Pagina 120 - ... but the Briton did nothing. He not only did nothing; he refused to do anything; he would have nothing to say to Augustine's invitation to join in preaching the gospel to the heathen English. Theologians may dispute over the inferences which may be drawn from the fact ; but the historical fact cannot be altered to please any man. The Church of England is the daughter of the Church of Rome.
Pagina 365 - History of England, newly abridged and brought down to the accession of King Edward VII, by Dom Norbert Birt, OSB, with a preface by Abbot Gasquet, DD London, Bell, 1903.
Pagina 137 - ... lighted us from the room where we undressed, on his retiring we shut up the door on the inside with a brass knob, and so went to bed. Several circumstances made the lodging very uneasy — the great grate being filled with Scotch coal that burnt all night, a dozen dogs that came to our bed, and several pendulums that struck at the half, quarter, and all not going alike, it was a continual chiming.
Pagina 64 - High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will (Dan. iv. 17). For in the incomprehensible dispensation of Almighty God there are alternate controlments of mortal life ; and sometimes, when the sins of many are to be smitten, one is raised up through whose hardness the necks of subjects may be bowed down under the yoke of tribulation, as in our affliction we have long had proof. But sometimes, when the merciful God has decreed to refresh the mourning hearts of many with His...
Pagina 120 - Roman theories much may be done by historical research, but the proper field of enquiry for this purpose lies in the first six centuries of the Christian era. For it was then that the foundations of the Papal theory were established, and the ground which the Papacy had won before the time of 1Maitland, CL, p. 13. DM 121 I Gregory the Great was never called in question by any National Church before the Reformation.

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