These are matters of external history. They are indeed prominent objects, often changing and giving a new direction to the current; but they tell us not why it flows onward and will ever flow.
More Quotes from Jones Very:From the wrestling of his own soul with the great enemy, comes that depth and mystery which startles us in Hamlet.
The main action of all such minds must evidently be as independent of the will as is the life in a plant or a tree and, as they are but different results of the same great vital energy in nature, we cannot but feel that the works of genius are as much a growth as are the productions of the material world.
Do we wonder then, that, as this momentary petrifaction of the heart goes on, we are every day more and more strangers in this world of love, holding no communion with the Universal Parent, and hoarding up instead of distributing His general gifts
As long as man labors for a physical existence, though an act of necessity almost, he is yet natural; it is life, though that of this world, for which he instinctively works.
Often and often must he have thought, that, to be or not to be forever, was a question, which must be settled; as it is the foundation, and the only foundation upon which we feel that there can rest one thought, one feeling, or one purpose worthy of a human soul.
It is not to the softer and more perishable parts of his massy mind, I would direct my attention but to those veins of a primitive formation, which, now that time has loosened and removed all else, still stand out as the iron frame work of his being.
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