Specimens of Exposition and Argument

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Macmillan, 1908 - 362 oldal
 

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333. oldal - For whosoever will save his life shall lose it : but whosoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it. 25 For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be cast away?
155. oldal - ... host of the Philistines, and drew water out of the well of Beth-lehem, that was by the gate, and took it, and brought it to David: nevertheless he would not drink thereof, but poured it out unto the Lord. And he said, Be it far from me, O Lord, that I should do this: is not this the blood of the men that went in jeopardy of their lives? therefore he would not drink it.
143. oldal - I am owner of the sphere, Of the seven stars and the solar year, Of Caesar's hand, and Plato's brain, Of Lord Christ's heart, and Shakespeare's strain.
322. oldal - ... for the purpose of attaining real culture, an exclusively scientific education is at least as effectual as an exclusively literary education.
299. oldal - Europe as being, for intellectual and spiritual purposes, one great confederation, bound to a joint action and working to a common result; and whose members have, for their proper outfit, a knowledge of Greek, Roman, and Eastern antiquity, and of one another. Special, local, and temporary advantages being put out of account, that modern nation will in the intellectual and spiritual sphere make most progress, which most thoroughly carries out this programme.
328. oldal - Darwin's famous proposition that ' our ancestor was a hairy quadruped furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in his habits.
317. oldal - ... systematically laid out and followed up to its original sources. For example : a knowledge of classical antiquity is scientific when the remains of classical antiquity are correctly studied in the original languages.
290. oldal - The fact that we get no votes in your section, is a fact of your making, and not of ours. And if there be fault in that fact, that fault is primarily yours, and remains so until you show that we repel you by some wrong principle or practice. If we do repel you by any wrong principle or practice, the fault is ours; but this brings you to where you ought to have started -to a discussion of the right or wrong of our principle.
319. oldal - ... and taking no account of Rome's military, and political, and legal, and administrative work in the world ; and as, by knowing ancient Greece, I understand knowing her as the giver of Greek art, and the guide to a free and right use of reason and to scientific method, and the founder of our mathematics and physics and astronomy and biology, — I understand knowing her as all this, and not merely knowing certain Greek poems, and histories, and treatises, and speeches, — so as to the knowledge...
361. oldal - Our fathers, when they framed the government under which we live, understood this question just as well, and even better, than we do now.

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