Digital Jottings

God’s Acre

GOD’S ACRE by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882) I LIKE that ancient Saxon phrase, which calls The burial-ground God’s-Acre! It is just; It consecrates each grave within its walls, And breathes a benison o’er the sleeping dust. God’s-Acre! Yes, that blessed name imparts Comfort to those who in the grave have sown The seed that they …

LAW AND GRACE

front cover 'Law and Grace'

When clearing out my father’s study some time ago, I discovered this little pamphlet.  Written by Sir (James) Norman Dalrymple Anderson O.B.E., M.A., LL.B.,—’a missionary, jurist, and writer on religion with strong Cambridge connections’— it was first published in November 1954. The flyleaf of the printed booklet says: ‘This Presidential Address was delivered at the …