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They call the house at Kulayn ‘the strong fortress,’ and close their eyes to the perspicuous truth.
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THE UNITY OF MANKIND November 11th I spoke yesterday of the first principle of the Teaching of Bahá’u’lláh, ‘The Search for Truth’; how it is necessary for a man to put aside all in the nature of superstition, and every tradition which would blind his eyes to the existence of truth in all religions.
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In the conduct of life, man is actuated by two main motives: ‘The Hope for Reward’ and ‘The Fear of Punishment’.
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In that sacred name, ‘The king,’ there lies a terror.
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She reminds me of Tennyson: “ ‘The star-like sorrows of immortal eyes—’ and the rest of it ought to be a solemn warning to you, —many ‘drew swords and died,’ and calamity followed in her train.
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I spoke yesterday of the first principle of the Teaching of Bahá’u’lláh, ‘The Search for Truth’; how it is necessary for a man to put aside all in the nature of superstition, and every tradition which would blind his eyes to the existence of truth in all religions.
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Author of ‘The Folk and their Word-lore,’ ‘Folk-Etymology,’ ‘Babylonian Influence on the Bible,’ etc.
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Thus ‘acme’, ‘apotheosis’, ‘criterion’, ‘chrysalis’, ‘encyclopedia’, ‘metropolis’, ‘opthalmia’, ‘pathos’, ‘phenomena’, are all now English words, while yet South with many others always wrote ἀκμή, Jeremy Taylor ἀποθέωσις and κριτήριον, Henry More χρυσαλίς, Ben Jonson speaks of ‘the knowledge of the liberal arts, which the Greeks call ἐγκυκλοπαδείαν’{59}, Culverwell wrote μητρόπολις and ὀφθαλμία, Preston, φαινόμενα-Sylvester ascribes to Baxter, not ‘pathos’, but πάθος{60}. Ἠθος is a word at the present moment preparing for a like passage from Greek characters to English, and certainly before long will be acknowledged as an English word{61}.
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Even now it only lives in a tropical and secondary sense, as ‘a _brazen_ face’; or if in a literal, in poetic diction or in the consecrated language of Scripture, as ‘the _brazen_ serpent’; otherwise we say ‘a _brass_ farthing’, ‘a _brass_ candlestick’.
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Those who accompanied and escorted these, the lowest, meanest, and dirtiest of the retainers, were called ‘the black guard’{208}; then any troop or company of ragamuffins; and lastly, when the origin of the word was lost sight of, and it was forgotten that it properly implied a company, a rabble rout, and not a single person, one would compliment another, not as belonging to, but as himself being, the ‘blackguard’.
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In the end, what you, excellent friend, have so beautifully said in your ‘Ideals’ remains true: ‘The diligence of the righteous works slowly but surely, and friendship is soothing comfort.
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The Queen reads a great deal, and has done my book on ‘The Church of the Future’ the honor to read it so attentively, that the other day, when at Cashiobury, seeing the book on the table, she looked out passages which she had approved in order to read them aloud to the Queen-Dowager.
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In consequence of these complaints, the Lords of the Admiralty wrote to Sir Henry Marten, on the 12th of February of the same year, concerning ‘the insolency’ committed by the inhabitants of Mousehole and _Markaiew_ requesting that the offenders may be punished, and, if necessary, the most notorious of them sent to London for trial.
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It made no resistance; I felt not even the slightest struggle; but now my brother began to scream and shriek like one possessed, ‘O mother, mother!’ said he, ‘the viper!—my brother has a viper in his hand!’ He then, like one frantic, made an effort to snatch the creature away from me.
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He can’t come, child,’ said the old man, rubbing his hands, ‘the water lies between.
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The very first person to whose care I was entrusted for the acquisition of Latin was an old friend of my father’s, a clergyman who kept a seminary at a town the very next we visited after our departure from ‘the Cross.’ Under his instruction, however, I continued only a few weeks, as we speedily left the place.
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And there I sat upon the bank, at the bottom of the hill which slopes down from ‘the Earl’s home’; my float was on the waters, and my back was towards the old hall.
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Steep is this mound and scarped, evidently by the hand of man; a deep gorge over which is flung a bridge, separates it, on the south, from a broad swell of open ground called ‘the hill’; of old the scene of many a tournament and feat of Norman chivalry, but now much used as a show-place for cattle, where those who buy and sell beeves and other beasts resort at stated periods.
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I have, however, a plan in my head, which I should wish first to execute; indeed, I do not think I can rest till I have done so; every one talks so much about Italy, and the wondrous artists which it has produced, and the wondrous pictures which are to be found there; now I wish to see Italy, or rather Rome, the great city, for I am told that in a certain room there is contained the grand miracle of art.’ ‘And what do you call it?’ ‘The Transfiguration, painted by one Rafael, and it is said to be the greatest work of the greatest painter whom the world has ever known.
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Well, what has the tide to do with the matter?’ ‘Much,’ said I; ‘what is the tide?’ ‘The ebb and flow of the sea,’ said the Armenian.
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Examples of The

Example #1
They have attacked a number of reformers of the world with the charge of seditiousness.
Example #2
The like of these persons would depict the drop as an ocean, and the mote as a sun.
Example #3
I spoke yesterday of the first principle of the Teaching of Bahá’u’lláh, ‘The Search for Truth’; how it is necessary for a man to put aside all in the nature of superstition, and every tradition which would blind his eyes to the existence of truth in all religions.
Example #4
He must not, while loving and clinging to one form of religion, permit himself to detest all others.
Example #5
This hope and this fear must consequently be greatly taken into account by those in authority who have important posts under Government.
Example #6
Their business in life is to consult together for the framing of laws, and to provide for their just administration.