Novissimum Organon: The Certainties, Guesses, and Observations of John Thinkingmachine. : In which He Presents the Development of a New Thought-method, with Its Application to the Events of the Past Twelve Years, 1870 to 1882

Hugh R. Hildreth Printing Company, 1882 - 116 páginas

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Página 49 - OF Man's first disobedience, and the fruit Of that forbidden tree, whose mortal taste Brought death into the world, and all our woe, With loss of Eden, till one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful seat, Sing, heavenly muse...
Página 49 - Before all temples the upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st; thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like, sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant: what in me is dark Illumine; what is low, raise and support; That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men.
Página 17 - Absolute, true, and mathematical time, of itself, and from its own nature, flows equably without regard to anything external, and by another name is called duration: relative, apparent, and common time is some sensible and external (whether accurate or unequable) measure of duration by the means of motion, which is commonly used instead of true time; such as an hour, a day, a month, a year.
Página 49 - I, WHO erewhile the happy garden sung By one man's disobedience lost, now sing Recover'd Paradise to all mankind, By one Man's firm obedience fully tried Through all temptation, and the Tempter foil'd In all his wiles, defeated and repuls'd, And Eden rais'd in the waste wilderness.
Página 17 - Absolute space, in its own nature, without relation to anything external, remains always similar and immovable. Relative space is some movable dimension or measure of the absolute spaces; which our senses determine by its position to bodies; and which is commonly taken for immovable space; such is the dimension of a subterraneous, an aerial, or celestial space, determined by its position in respect of the earth.
Página 86 - Our grand business undoubtedly is, not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.
Página 13 - Has He, victoriously, Burst from the vaulted Grave, and ail-gloriously Now sits exalted? Is He, in glow of birth, Rapture creative near? Ah! to the woe of earth Still are we native here. We, his aspiring Followers, Him we miss; Weeping, desiring, Master, Thy bliss!
Página 25 - Does anything do any good? The persons who suggest this objection, of course think that there are some projects and undertakings that do good ; and I should therefore like to have the idea of good explained, and analyzed, and run out to its elements.
Página 5 - The grand secrets of Necessity and Freewill, of the Mind's vital or non-vital dependence on Matter, of our mysterious relations to Time and Space, to God, to the Universe...
Página 86 - IT is no very good symptom either of nations or individuals, that they deal much in vaticination. Happy men are full of the present, for its bounty suffices them ; and wise men also, for its duties engage them.

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