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" There is, as the Apostle has remarked, a way to strength through weakness. " Let me then be the most feeble creature alive, as long as that feebleness serves to invigorate the energies of my rational and immortal spirit ; as long as in that obscurity... "
Memoirs of Christina, Queen of Sweden - Page 2
by Henry Woodhead - 1863
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Selections from the Prose Works of John Milton: With Critical Remarks and ...

John Milton - 1870 - 338 pages
...virtue and of truth. How many things are there besides which I would not willingly see ; how many things which I must see against my will; and how few which...anxiety to see ! There is, as the Apostle has remarked (rather, exemplified, the Latin is, praeeunte Apostolo), a way to strength through weakness. Let me...
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Selections from the Prose Works of John Milton: With Critical Remarks and ...

John Milton - 1870 - 338 pages
...virtue and of truth. How many things are there besides which I would not willingly see; how many things which I must see against my will; and how few which...anxiety to see! There is, as the Apostle has remarked (rather, exemplified, the Latin is, praseunte Apostolo), a way to strength through weakness. Let me...
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Autobiography of John Milton, Or, Milton's Life in His Own Words

John Milton - Poets, English - 1872 - 181 pages
...at liberty to contemplate the beauty and stability of virtue and of truth. How many things are there besides which I would not willingly see ; how many...how few which I feel any anxiety to see ! There is, after the example of the Apostle, a way to strength through weakness. Let me, then, be the most feeble...
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Autobiography of John Milton, Or, Milton's Life in His Own Words

John Milton - Poets, English - 1872 - 181 pages
...at liberty to contemplate the beauty and stability of virtue and of truth. How many things are there besides which I would not willingly see ; how many...how few which I feel any anxiety to see! There is, after the example of the Apostle, a way to strength through weakness. Let me, then, be the most feeble...
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Gleanings for the Curious from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - Literary curiosa - 1874 - 864 pages
...are inclined to regard them as a paraphrase : — Iiet me then be the most feeble creature alive, so long as that feebleness serves to invigorate the energies of my rational and immortal spirit, so long as in that obscurity in which I am enveloped the light of Divine Presence more clearly shines....
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GLEANINGS FOR THE CURIOUS FROM THE HARVEST-FIELDS OF LITERATURE

1875
...that we are inclined to regard them as a paraphrase: Let me then be the most feeble creature alive, so long as that feebleness serves to invigorate the energies of my rational and immortal spirit, so long as in that obscurity in which I am enveloped the light of Divine Presence more clearly shines....
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The Prose Works of John Milton ...: With a Preface, Preliminary ..., Volume 1

John Milton, James Augustus St. John - 1877
...at liberty to contemplate the beauty and stability of virtue and of truth. How many things are there besides which I would not willingly see ; how many which I must see against my^will ; and how few which I feel any anxiety to see ! There is, as the apostle has remarked, a way...
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Mistakes of Ingersoll as Shown by Prof. Swing, J. Monro Gibson, D.D., W. H ...

James Baird McClure - 1879
...Ruskin. IT is not so wretched to be blind as it is not to be capable of enduring blindness. Let me be the most feeble creature alive as long as that feebleness serves to invigorate the energies of ray rational and immortal spirit; so long as in that obscurity in which i am enveloped the light of...
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History of Worcester in the War of the Rebellion

Abijah Perkins Marvin - Massachusetts - 1880 - 606 pages
...Ruler of the universe, as John Milton in his blindness ; and join with him in his declaration : — ' There is, as the apostle has remarked, a way to strength...feebleness serves to invigorate the energies of my immortal spirit ; as long as in that obscurity, in which I am enveloped, the light of the divine presence...
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The Lord's Prayer: A Practical Meditation

Newman Hall - Lord's prayer - 1889 - 391 pages
...said, " It is not so wretched to be blind as it is not to be capable of enduring blindness. There is a way to strength through weakness. Let me then be...alive as long as that feebleness serves to invigorate my spirit ; as long as in that obscurity the light of the Divine presence more clearly shines, then...
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