A Manual of Budhism, in Its Modern Development

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Williams and Norgate, 1860 - Buddhism - 533 pages

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Page 391 - And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it.
Page 85 - Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds; and have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him: where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all, and in all.
Page 126 - Thus saith Cyrus king of Persia, The Lord God of heaven hath given me all the kingdoms of the earth; and he hath charged me to build him an house at Jerusalem, which is in Judah.
Page 256 - For I am full of matter, The spirit within me constraineth me. Behold, my belly is as wine which hath no vent ; It is ready to burst like new bottles.
Page 142 - Then he brought me back the way of the gate of the outward sanctuary which looketh toward the east ; and it was shut. "Then said the Lord unto me, 'This gate shall be shut; it shall not be opened and no man shall enter in by it because the Lord God of Israel hath entered in by it; therefore it shall be shut.
Page 425 - Then I see no chariot, it is only a sound, a name. In saying that you came in a chariot you have uttered an untruth. I appeal to the nobles, and ask them if it be proper that the great king of all Jambudwipa should utter an untruth ? ' Rather neat, doubtless, and not undeserved, but the king is not convinced.
Page 425 - in the case of man ' ; and he quoted the words of the Teacher, where he had said, 'As the various parts of a chariot form, when united, the chariot, so the five Skandhas, when united in one body, form a being, a living existence.
Page 67 - And now art thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand. When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.
Page 511 - ... restored the other two copies also. The assembled priests then read out the three books simultaneously. In those three versions, neither in a signification nor in a single misplacement by transposition, nay even in the thera-controversies, and in the text (of the Pitakattaya) was there, in the measure of a verse or in the letter of a word, the slightest variation. Thereupon, the priesthood rejoicing, again and again fervently shouted forth, saying, 'Most assuredly this is Metteya (Buddha) himself,'...
Page 387 - Poetry has been to me its own exceeding great reward; it has soothed my afflictions ; it has multiplied and refined my enjoyments ; it has endeared solitude, and it has given me the habit of wishing to discover the good and the beautiful in all that meets and surrounds me.

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