Tennyson, after facing his doubts honestly and manfully, finds law even in the sorrows and losses of humanity.
It may get the share of attention it deserves, but it can only aspire to take its place alongside other great demonstrations of religious belief which have done something good for the sake of humanity.
Man apart from the supersensuous is as little to be understood as man apart from humanity.
By the same token, snow-flakes are more interesting than humanity.
Does this, in the Savior, look like fleeing self-evident truths!--like decrying the authority of general principles!--like exalting himself at the expense of reason!--like opening a refuge in the Gospel for those whose practice is at variance with the dictates of humanity!
I know there are many objections urged, and I am sure that you have considered this question; but I only make the demand from the standpoint, not of sex, but of humanity.
But nevertheless, be he a crank, or a fanatic, or what he may, one thing is sure, the richest milk of human kindness flowed from that heart and devoted itself sincerely to the uplift of humanity.
But seeing how disgustedly she looked while he was by, never offering to run or to play as she was used, but only standing stock still with her tail between her legs, her ears flattened, and the hair bristling on her shoulders, seeing this he left her to herself out of mere humanity.
It speaks for the slave as a brother bound; and for the abolition of all institutions and customs which do not respect the image of God and a human brother, in every man, or whatever clime, color or condition of humanity.
That his country had not the ability, and mine had not the inclination, to attack the liberties of any other: so far from that, he informed them, on my authority, that we were in the habit of sending teachers abroad, to instruct other nations in the duties of religion, morals, and humanity.
There was a solemn sadness in his manner, attended with the most perfect gentleness and humanity.
To live for self, George Eliot seems to regard as immoral; self is to be ignored except in so far as it can be made to serve humanity.
The ministry insisted upon twelve hours; but Lord Ashley carried his measure, with some amendments, the government being brought over to the side of humanity.
And did the Head of the new dispensation, then, fall so far behind the prophets of the old in a hearty and effective regard for suffering humanity?
He is full of hope for science and humanity.
Is it creature comforts, pleasure, selfish privilege, or the largest life and the fullest service of humanity?
The thing we've a' seen maist often i' the war was the fineness of humanity.
It is a matter of regret that the white race generally is such a sorry mixture of humanity.
to the voice of eternal justice, as it appealed to universal consciousness, and pronounced the doom of the greatest sinner of modern times,--to be defeated by the aroused and indignant nations, to lose his military prestige, to incur unexampled and bitter humiliation, to be repudiated by the country he had raised to such a pitch of greatness, to be dethroned, to be imprisoned at Elba, to be confined on the rock of St. Helena, to be at last forced to meditate, and to die with vultures at his heart,--a chained Prometheus, rebellious and defiant to the last, with a world exultant at his fall; a hopeless and impressive fall, since it broke for fifty years the charm of military glory, and showed that imperialism cannot be endured among nations craving for liberties and rights which are the birthright of our humanity.
While her frame shuddered, therefore, with the violence and abruptness of the emotions she had endured, dawnings of the right gleamed upon her pure mind, and it was not long before she was able to contemplate the truth with the steadiness of principle, though it might, at the same time, have been with much of the lingering weakness of humanity.
"The cause of humanity.
Christ, qua God, did not suffer, but as Son of Man and in his humanity.
But these had a familiar ring about them, and were not successful in procuring the lazy day that is so beloved by African humanity.
Henceforth hated be Of Timon man and all humanity!
She brought many other fair gifts; but the doors of Paradise opened before her only when she brought with her the first prayer of a man converted to charity and brotherly love for his oppressed brethren and humanity.
But, sir, there is one motive to moderation that has seldom been found less efficacious than the consideration of the laws of justice or humanity.
In this we are making a marked advance in humanity and common sense,--which is itself a kind of humanity.
drawn in a caleche and four, over legions of his dying soldiers, in the presence of a victorious enemy and the shades of his forefathers', and the well-known subject, so popular in photography, of "The Pillory," Napoleon between King William and Bismarck, also set in the midst of a mass of dead and dying humanity.
Henry has, from his own days to the present, found a ready eulogy in all who value kings in proportion as they are distinguished by heroism, without ceasing to evince the feelings of humanity.
James Campbell, in an address before the Pennsylvania Society of the Cincinnati, July 4, 1787, said, "Our separation from Great Britain has extended the empire of humanity.
That these facts are unusual means simply that we have at last found natural history to be interesting, just as the discovery of unusual men and incidents gives charm and meaning to the records of our humanity.
But she took away and left behind enthusiasm for her own moral superiority and humanity.
He was such a marvel of productive brain-power as has seldom, if ever, been known to humanity.
Those who recollect the political literature of the years that passed between the Revolution of February and the commencement of those disputes which eventuated in the Russian War must blush for humanity.
We will hail you brothers, and we will fight shoulder to shoulder in the cause of humanity.
Its sanctions are all social; its motives are purely human; its law is created by the needs of humanity.
The goodness of the Papacy owes a terrible debt to humanity.
It will only be bagging ruffs of another kind, and by silencing their drums you will have conferred an obligation upon humanity.
They were merely turning a little aside from their usual broad path for a still wider service to humanity.
A rarer spirit never Did steer humanity.
Let us survey him setting forth for an expedition as perilous as theirs; not as the Soldier of Fanaticism, but as the Pilgrim of Humanity!
To revert to it after any phase of social chaos and distress is and will continue for many years to be the path of least resistance for perplexed humanity.
William H. Seward of New York spoke for the Free-soilers and denounced all compromise, and declared that the territories were free not only by the Constitution, but by a "higher law" than the Constitution, the law of justice and humanity.
These sufferings still exist, and despite the efforts of their cruel authors to hush them down, and confine them within the precincts of their own plantations, they will ever and anon, struggle up and reach the ear of humanity.
Seldom so in the Bible, save as when the wise men followed the star, and then that they might come to a divine humanity.
The ground of Concord itself is an evidence of it; the doors and shutters of oppression must be opened by bayonets, that the blessed rays of your institutions may penetrate into the dark dwelling-house of oppressed humanity.
It would seem, indeed, very presumptuous for us to assume that the great sun has come into existence solely for the benefit of poor humanity.
Education for democracy means the development of each individual to the most intelligent, self-directed and governed, unselfish and devoted, sane, balanced and effective humanity.
The destruction of his lair is an urgent duty in the interest of public security and of humanity.
And I will add that anything is possible to one who hath the element of greatness in her composition, and that it depends merely on the accident of circumstances whether a Moll Dawson becomes a great saint or a great sinner--a blessing or a curse to humanity.