Confessions of an inquiring spirit and miscellaneous essays

The stir of the French Revolution was then quickening young minds into bold freedom of speculation, resentment against tyranny of custom, and yearning for a higher life in this world. Artemus Cunningham recollects an expression, "I Nephi," as occurring in the reading of a manuscript by Spaulding -- but pleads the lapse of twenty-two years, as accounting for a failure to remember more fully the general plot.

Day states in his preface to Collacon,one of the books where this is quoted, that "these are not taken from the gleanings of others, but have been gathered from the original works of the writers.

Howe's book as an attempt to overthrow Mormonism, which is indirectly denominated as "wicked and scurrilous. We are what we quote. A Davy will not so judge his great predecessor; for he recognises the spirit that is now working in himself, and which under similar defects of light and obstacles of error had been his guide and guardian in the morning twilight of his own genius.

Coleridge is one of the most important figures in English poetry. For on what other ground can I account for the whimsical subintelligiturs of our numerous harmonists--for the curiously inferred facts, the inventive circumstantial detail, the complemental and supplemental history which, in the utter silence of all historians and absence of all historical documents, they bring to light by mere force of logic.

The presenter of found art, whether material or verbal, has become a sort of artist. We quote, to save proving what has been demonstrated, referring to where the proofs may be found. McKinstry states, and as it must have been, because Mrs.

What has all this to do with the truth and the worth of Christianity.

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Howe worked into the book afterwards published. From Quotations to CultureThe multiplicity of facts and writings is become so great that every thing must soon be reduced to extracts and dictionaries. After four months he was discovered, his discharge was obtained, and he went back to Cambridge. As anthologies can never be complete, we will never exhaust the ways quotations can enrich our lives.

The avowed purpose for which the manuscript was asked for by Hurlbut, was that a comparison should be made with the Book of Mormon then published.

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Someone with a name. Our brains receive the spark and become luminous, like inflammable material by the contact of flint and steel. William Watson,uses this phrase to describe epigrams, but in Herbert's original, s, it refers to Spring.

The result is a living place that conforms to their own sensibility and shape. Required Cookies These cookies allow you to explore OverDrive services and use our core features. It's a book of quotations attributed to the wrong people. His critical work, especially on Shakespeare, was highly influential, and he helped introduce German idealist philosophy to English-speaking culture.

As a quotation collector, I collect wisdom, life, invisible beauty, souls alive in ink.

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The possession of the manuscript is accounted for in the statement of Mesdames Davison and McKinstry, daughter and wife of Rev. The secretaries may have been many--the historian was one and the same, and he infallible.

What is more, their principal arguments were grounded on the position, that the Bible throughout was dictated by Omniscience, and therefore in all its parts infallibly true and obligatory, and that the men whose names are prefixed to the several books or chapters were in fact but as different pens in the hand of one and the same Writer, and the words the words of God Himself: Spaulding and her daughter and Mr.

I have ear for no other harmony than the harmony of words. Without these cookies, we won't know if you have any performance-related issues that we may be able to address. I read the poets diligently, and registered, in a portable form, whatever I thought apposite and striking. Unfortunately, a collection of evidence points to a more sinister explanation: We quote not only books and proverbs, but arts, sciences, religion, customs, and laws; nay, we quote temples and houses, tables and chairs, by imitation.

I have reasoned thus with more than one serious and well-disposed sceptic; and what was the answer. A Dialogue," in The Nineteenth Century: Educational Wonder Woman or Fraud.

He is wit's pedler; and retails his wares Here then is the unbroken chain of its possession found. There is such an endless variety of blossoms on every side—so much to charm the eye, and woo the touch, that he who merely aims at arranging a suitable wreath, is apt to fail, from the very profusion of materials that are scattered around him.

If this were so, it is in proof, and that from the statement of your father and Mrs. The second audience includes English-speaking students enrolled in bilingual education programs or Portuguese speakers enrolled in English-speaking schools.

confessions of an inquiring spirit. to which are added miscellaneous essays from “ the friend.” by samuel taylor coleridge. cassell & company, limited: london, paris & melbourne.

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In Aids to Reflection, first published inand Confessions of an Inquiring Spirit, which appeared inColeridge ponders: pain and pleasure, aka "sensibility" prudential aphorisms elements of religious philosophy original sin redemption the divine origin of the Bible and much the included essay on faith and Coleridge's /5().

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CONFESSIONS OF AN INQUIRING SPIRIT AND MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS FROM "THE FRIEND" CONFESSIONS OF AN INQUIRING Literary Criticism. By using a running English-to-Portuguese thesaurus at the bottom of each page, this edition of Confessions of an Inquiring Spirit by Samuel Taylor Coleridge was edited for three audiences.

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