This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 Excerpt: ...life, the fountain of his deepest feelings, the rule of his life; that he dwelt in the humblest, most reverential, most prayerful study of ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 Excerpt: ...life, the fountain of his deepest feelings, the rule of his life; that he dwelt in the humblest, most reverential, most prayerful study of its simplest truths, and under the abiding influence of their power, as they were assimilated into his spiritual being by faith; that Arnold felt and did all this, the whole tenor of his life and every page of your biography amply attest. Those, who were most intimate with him, will readily recall the mingled feelings of reverence and devotion with which he would, in his lonelier hours, repeat to himself such passages as the raising of Lazarus, or the description of the Judgment; nor will they easily forget the deep emotion, with which he was agitated, when, on a comparison having been made in his family circle, which seemed to place St. Paul above St. John, he burst into tears, and in his own earnest and loving tone, repeated one of the verses from St. John, and begged that the comparison might never again be made. But I am here concerned with the other, and strictly intellectual, process; the scientific exposition of the Scriptures as a collection of ancient books, full of the mightiest intellectual truths; as the record of God's dealings with man; and the historical monument of the most wonderful facts in the history of the world. For the office of such an interpreter, Arnold possessed rare and eminent qualifications; learning, piety, judgment, historical tact, sagacity. The excellence of his method may be considered under two heads: --I. He had a very remarkable, I should rather say (if I might) wonderful discernment for the divine, as incorporated in the human element of Scripture; and the recognition of these two separate and most distinct elements, --the careful separation of the two, so that each shall be subject t...
8vo Volume 1 only of a 2 volume set, xxiii and 432 pages, bound in full black leather with gilt spine titles, b/w frontispiece, solid binding but heavily rubbed, The frontispiece and title page are foxed, and the frontispiece has offset onto the title page. all pages lightly tanned, a few pages lightly foxed. This copy has 5 autograph letters tipped in. One is from edward J. Young to Rev. Daniel Austin; one is from Austin to Young; and 3 are from A. H. Everett to Austin. Four of the kletters indicate that they are from Cambridge. Arnold was Headmaster of Ruby and the father of Matthew Arnold.
Good+ Dark green blindstamp decorated cloth, gilt lettering and volume nubers on spines; brown endpapers. Vol. I, xvi, 378 pages including 111 letters, frontispiece engraved portrait of Arnold. Vol. II, xi, 400 pages including letters numbered 112 to 302, Appendices, and Index. Minimal marks, Bangor Theological Seminary Library; spines a bit shaky; otherwise unmarked, clean, sound, attractive copies; 8vo 8"-9" tall.
Very Good + Shelf 1090 Clean, square and tight; bright, marbled end papers; gift inscription on FFEP dated 23rd January 1868; very small amount of foxing to very early and ending paper; rubbed spine with gilt; some rubbing to edges and corners of covers; Not a book club (BC) copy. Not ex library, not a remainder.
Good. 1895. Good hardcover, ex-lib from the Minnesota Historical Society with their bookplate to front pastedown, call number label to spine. Pages are a bit tanned, spine is cocked, bottom corners bumped.
Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Your purchase supports authors through the Book Author Resale Right. Published by Ward in 0000. Corners bumped. Internally good. 548 pp 12mo, red cloth. General minor exterior wear. Gilt title and border to spine, which is faded with some small stains. Scratch to front cover and edges a little grubby. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard and 15 other plates. Paste-downs split. This copy undated but thought to be 1900s.
Alibris, the Alibris logo, and Alibris.com are registered trademarks of Alibris, Inc.
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.