My God is sinless
, eternal, all-wise--in Him is my trust; and though stripped and crushed by thee--though naked, desolate, void of resource--I do not despair, I cannot despair: were the lance of Guthrum now wet with my blood, I should not despair.
And yet, through all, I was not wholly comfortless: I had my darling, sinless
, inoffensive little one to console me; but even this consolation was embittered by the constantly-recurring thought, 'How shall I teach him hereafter to respect his father, and yet to avoid his example?'
Had there been a Papist among the crowd of Puritans, he might have seen in this beautiful woman, so picturesque in her attire and mien, and with the infant at her bosom, an object to remind him of the image of Divine Maternity, which so many illustrious painters have vied with one another to represent; something which should remind him, indeed, but only by contrast, of that sacred image of sinless
motherhood, whose infant was to redeem the world.
My winnings would have been from them, my winnings would have been bestowed to the last farthing on a young sinless
child whose life they would have sweetened and made happy.
Therefore it will not move thee, sinless
, new- washed and three parts drowned to boot, when I call thee a good man - a very good man.
for dominoes is about as mild and sinless
a game as any in the
Nor yet staid the terror there: Infernal ghosts and hellish furies round Environed thee; some howled, some yelled, some shrieked, Some bent at thee their fiery darts, while thou Sat'st unappalled in calm and sinless
He felt as though the smile of Heaven were on the little chamber; as though the beautiful devotion of so young and weak a creature had shed a ray of its own on the inanimate things around, and made them beautiful as itself; as though the halo with which old painters surround the bright angels of a sinless
world played about a being akin in spirit to them, and its light were visibly before him.
How sweet to die in such employ, to rest,-- Sister and brother linked in love's embrace-- A sinless
sinner, banned awhile on earth, But by the dead commended; and with them I shall abide for ever.
Whence ADAM soon repeal'd The doubts that in his heart arose: and now Led on, yet sinless
, with desire to know What neerer might concern him, how this World Of Heav'n and Earth conspicuous first began, When, and whereof created, for what cause, What within EDEN or without was done Before his memorie, as one whose drouth Yet scarce allay'd still eyes the current streame, Whose liquid murmur heard new thirst excites, Proceeded thus to ask his Heav'nly Guest.
They don't recognise that humanity, developing by a historical living process, will become at last a normal society, but they believe that a social system that has come out of some mathematical brain is going to organise all humanity at once and make it just and sinless
in an instant, quicker than any living process!
"I advise you to live sinless
, and I wish you to die tranquil."