Who is George MacdonaldGeorge MacDonald (10 December 1824 – 18 September 1905) was a Scottish author, poet and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of modern fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. In addition to his fairy tales, MacDonald wrote several works of Christian theology, including several collections of sermons.
His writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable authors including Lewis Carroll, W. H. Auden, David Lindsay, J. M. Barrie, Lord Dunsany, Elizabeth Yates, Oswald Chambers, Mark Twain, Hope Mirrlees, Robert E. Howard, L. Frank Baum, T. H. White, Richard Adams, Lloyd Alexander, Hilaire Belloc, G. K. Chesterton, Robert Hugh Benson, Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton, Fulton Sheen, Flannery O'Connor, Louis Pasteur, Sim...
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George Macdonald Poems
- Translations. - The Mother By The Cradle. (from Claudius.)
Sleep, baby boy, sleep sweet, secure;
Thy father's very miniature!
That art thou, though thy father goes
And says that thou hast not his nose. ...
- Translations. - My Faith. (from Schiller.)
In these epigrams I have altered the form, which in the original is the elegiac distich.
- The Diary Of An Old Soul. - June
FROM thine, as then, the healing virtue goes
Into our hearts--that is the Father's plan. ...
- Translations. - Sayings Of Confucius. (from Schiller.)
Threefold is of Time the tread:
Lingering comes the Future pacing hither; ...
- Translations. - Lyrisches Intermezzo. Lxiv. (from Heine.)
Night lay upon mine eyelids;
Upon my mouth lay lead;
With rigid brain and bosom,
I lay among the dead. ...
Top 10 most used topics by George MacdonaldHeart 188 Earth 175 Soul 171 Love 165 I Love You 165 High 159 God 157 Long 155 Life 148 Good 147
George Macdonald Quotes
- Work is not always required. There is such a thing as sacred idleness.
- If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.
Comments about George MacdonaldSysrqgit: “to be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.” ~ george macdonald
Trainingmindful: “to be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.” ~ george macdonald
Thepinksmoke: new episode: in the wake of our comprehensive swishbuckler episode, we trailed the "raunchy swashbuckler" back to its literary roots: george macdonald fraser's flashman papers! we randomly chose flashman's lady and spent time with this unscrupulous cad.
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Josbelperez76: ‘and we have no right to say we know god save in the face of christ jesus. whatever is not like christ is not like god.’ george macdonald
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