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" What is the question now placed before society with a glib assurance the most astounding ? The question is this — Is man an ape or an angel ? My Lord, I am on the side of the angels. "
Famous Sayings and Their Authors: A Collection of Historical Sayings in ... - Page 20
by Edward Latham - 1906 - 318 pages
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William Ewart Gladstone and his contemporaries, Volumes 3-4

Thomas Archer (historical writer.) - 1883 - 752 pages
...question which is now placed before society with the glib assurance which to me is most astounding? That question is this, Is man an ape or an angel .' My lord, I ;fm on the side of the angels. I repudiate with indignation and abhorrence those new-fangled theories....
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Mr. Punch's Victorian Era: An Illustrated Chronicle of the Reign ..., Volume 2

Punch (London, England) - Caricatures and cartoons - 1886 - 358 pages
...question which is now placed before society with the glib assurance which to me is most astounding ? That question is this — is man an ape or an angel ? My...angels. I repudiate with indignation and abhorrence these new-fangled theories. But on the other hand, what does the Church teach us ? It teaches us that...
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Life of Lord Beaconsfield

Thomas Edward Kebbel - 1888 - 248 pages
...: — " What is the question now placed before society with a glib assurance the most astounding ? The question is this : Is man an ape or an angel ? My Lord, I am on the side of the angels." The following remark, ngain, is well worthy of being recorded : — There is another point in connection...
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Disraeli in Outline: Being a Biography of Benjamin Disraeli, and an ...

Frederick Carroll Brewster - 1890 - 408 pages
...wrote, " What is the question now placed before society with a glib assurance, the most astounding. The question is this: Is man an ape or an angel? My lord, I am on the side of the angels." Lord Palmerston died in the fall of 1865. The Conservatives were defeated, and Earl Russell became...
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Lord Beaconsfield

James Anthony Froude - Great Britain - 1890 - 290 pages
...glib assurance the most astounding ? Tbtr question is this : Is man an ape or an angel? I, my iord, I am on the side of the angels. I repudiate with indignation and abhorrence the contrary view, which I believe foreign to the conscience of humanity. More than that, from the intellectual point of view...
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Handy-book of Literary Curiosities

William S. Walsh - Curiosa - 1892 - 1114 pages
...glib assurance which to me is most astounding ? That question is this : Is man an ape or an angel ? I am on the side of the angels. I repudiate, with indignation and abhorrence, those new tangled theories." Carlyle was equally emphatic. "I have no patience whatever," he cried,...
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Suggestions Toward an Applied Science of Sociology

Edward Payson Payson - Sociology - 1898 - 264 pages
...society with a glib assurance the most astounding ? The question is this : Is man an ape or an angel ? I, my Lord, I am on the side of the angels, I repudiate...indignation and abhorrence the contrary view, which I believe foreign to the conscience of humanity. . . . Between these two contending interpretations...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 284

Early English newspapers - 1898 - 1068 pages
...glib assurance which to us is most astounding? That question is this — Is man an ape or an angel ? I am on the side of the angels. I repudiate with indignation and abhorrence these new-fangled theories. JAMES SYKES. A SHAKESPEARIAN PANTOMIME. IT needs some courage to give utterance...
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The Life of Edward White Benson: Sometime Archbishop of Canterbury, Volume 1

Arthur Christopher Benson - Bishops - 1899 - 716 pages
...before Society, with the glib assurance which to me is most astounding ? That question is this — is a man an ape or an angel ? My Lord, I am on the side of the angels." Reformation. Westcott has been good enough to come and stay with us a few days; if it were not for...
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Reminiscences of Oxford

William Tuckwell - 1901 - 354 pages
...chair. " What is the question now placed before society with a glib assurance the most astounding ? The question is this — Is man an ape or an angel ? My lord, I am on the side of the angels." Neate, in a delicious set of Sapphics,3 inclined rather to range the great posture master on the other...
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