Guilty!: A Tribute to the Bottom Man : and a Plain Reply to Not Guilty, a Defence of the Bottom Dog, by Mr. R. Blatchford

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Kelly, 1907 - Free will and determinism - 128 pages

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Page 128 - STRONG Son of God, immortal Love, Whom we, that have not seen thy face, By faith, and faith alone, embrace, Believing where we cannot prove; Thine are these orbs of light and shade; Thou madest Life in man and brute ; Thou madest Death; and lo, thy foot Is on the skull which thou hast made. Thou wilt not leave us in the dust: Thou madest man, he knows not why, He thinks he was not made to die; And thou hast made him: thou art just.
Page 128 - Out of the night that covers me, Black as the Pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed.
Page 128 - Beyond this place of wrath and tears Looms but the Horror of the shade, And yet the menace of the years Finds and shall find me unafraid. It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate : I am the captain of my soul.
Page 125 - ... religion cannot be said to have made a bad choice in pitching on this man as the ideal representative and guide of humanity ; nor even now would it be easy, even for an unbeliever, to find a better translation of the rule of virtue from the abstract into the concrete than to endeavour so to live that Christ would approve our life.
Page 44 - And this is the judgment, that the light is come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light; for their works were evil.
Page 44 - Behold, this only have I found: that God made man upright, but they have sought out many inventions.
Page 14 - Suppose a tramp has murdered a child on the highway, has robbed her of a few coppers and has thrown her body into a ditch: Do you mean to say that tramp could not help doing that? Do you mean he is not to blame — not to be punished?
Page 127 - Ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky and of the earth; but how is it that ye do not discern this time? 57 Yea, and why even of yourselves judge ye not what is right?
Page 112 - For if a man thinketh himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.
Page 127 - I determined to know nothing among you save Jesus Christ, and -him crucified.

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