The Life and Letters of Madame de Krudener

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Página 248 - And whosoever shall cause one of these little ones that believe on me to stumble, it were better for him if a great millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.
Página 211 - ART. I. Conformably to the words of the Holy Scriptures, which command all men to consider each other as brethren, the Three contracting Monarchs will remain united by the bonds of a true and indissoluble fraternity...
Página 210 - In the name of the Most Holy and Indivisible Trinity, " Their majesties, the emperor of Austria, the king of Prussia, and the emperor of Russia...
Página 217 - ... was unwilling to thwart him in a conception which, however wild, might save him and the rest of the world much trouble so long as it should last. In short, seeing no retreat, after making some verbal alterations the Emperor of Austria agreed to sign it. The Emperor of Russia then carried it to the King of Prussia, who felt in the same manner, but came to the same conclusion. As soon as the instrument was executed between the Sovereigns, without the intervention of their Ministers, the Emperor...
Página 211 - Russia: thus confessing that the Christian nation, of which they and their people form a part, has in reality no other Sovereign than Him to whom alone...
Página 237 - Lord had a great work in the earth ; that there had been a great number of conversions, especially amongst the poor, but many also amongst the rich ; that we had nothing to do but to come to Christ in sincerity of heart, and be anything, or nothing, as He pleases. She said the work of religion consists in prayer and silenceOn being asked whether she intended to go to Paris again, she 1 M.
Página 268 - Jesus, and him crucified ;" and with Jacob, " I will not let thee go unless thou bless me." And, to sum up all good resolutions in one, if you are a member of the Church of England, say, " I have engaged to renounce all the vanities of this wicked world, all the sinful lusts of the flesh, and all the works of the devil ; to believe all the articles of the Christian faith ; and to keep Godis...
Página 217 - Metternich, the following day, came to me with the projet of the treaty since signed. He communicated to me in great confidence the difficulty in which the Emperor of Austria felt himself placed ; that he felt great repugnance to be a party to such an act, and yet was more apprehensive of refusing himself to the Emperor's application ; that it was quite clear his mind was affected...
Página 187 - Thus saith the Lord ; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord. For he shall be like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good cometh ; but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, in a salt land and not inhabited.
Página 143 - After giving an account of the death of M. de Lezay-Marnesia in terms almost similar to those we have already quoted in the letter to Mdlle. Cochelet, Mme. de Krudener continues : — You wish to speak to me of all the deep and striking beauties in the soul of the Emperor. I believe I am already fairly familiar with his character. / have known for a long time that the Lord will give me the pleasure of seeing him. If I live, it will be one of the most blessed moments of my life. No earthly duty can...

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