To this Socrates fairly answers, in accordance with the ideas of the time, that a downright atheist cannot believe in the sons of gods or in divine things.
Yet this singular and almost accidental character of his mission agrees with the divine sign which, according to our notions, is equally accidental and irrational, and is nevertheless accepted by him as the guiding principle of his life.
The stranger stood a moment lost in thought, and then, glancing his dark eyes rather wildly around the hall, he bowed low to the divine, and moved from the apartment with an air that would not admit of detention.
John,” said the divine, when the figure of Judge Temple disappeared, the last of the group, “to-morrow is the festival of the nativity of our blessed Redeemer, when the church has appointed prayers and thanksgivings to be offered up by her children, and when all are invited to partake of the mystical elements.
person is the prophecy of the mind; a friend is the hope of the heart.
Adieu, dear and kind friend; may our divine
Saviour and His most Holy Mother keep you in their holy and all-powerful care!
It was inevitable that he should wish to get rid of John Raffles, though his reappearance could not be regarded as lying outside the divine
Those who are possessed of it cannot be said to be men of science or philosophers, but they are inspired and divine.
But Plato certainly does not mean to intimate that the supernatural or divine is the true basis of human life.
But there is no reason to suppose that he is deriding them, any more than he is deriding the phenomena of love or of enthusiasm in the Symposium, or of oracles in the Apology, or of divine intimations when he is speaking of the daemonium of Socrates.
They are no longer allowed to have a divine insight, but, though acknowledged to have been clever men and good speakers, are denounced as 'blind leaders of the blind.
Then this must be our notion of the just man, that even when he is in poverty or sickness, or any other seeming misfortune, all things will in the end work together for good to him in life and death: for the gods have a care of any one whose desire is to become just and to be like God, as far as man can attain the divine
likeness, by the pursuit of virtue?
But neither the young Divine
said so, nor anyone of his grumbling companions in the coach of the vetturino.
And when I mention honour, I mean that mode of Divine
grace which is not only consistent with, but dependent upon, this religion; and is consistent with and dependent upon no other.
This may be an indictment of the view of the Swiss reformer Huldreich Zwingli, who sharply distinguished between Christ's two natures and insisted, as Calvin later would, that the ascended Christ is the divine
Christ to which alone the sacrament refers.