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" As Heaven and Earth are fairer, fairer far Than Chaos and blank Darkness, though once chiefs; And as we show beyond that Heaven and Earth In form and shape compact and beautiful, In will, in action free, companionship, And thousand other signs of purer... "
Works - Page 114
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...divines afar off their coming. It says with the elder gods, — " As Heaven and Earth are fairer far Thau Chaos and blank Darkness, though once chiefs ; And...law, That first in beauty shall be first in might." 19. Therefore, within the ethnical circle of good society, there is a narrower and higher circle, concentration...
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 6

1843
...compact and beautiful, In will, in action free, companionship, And thousand other signs of purer life; So on our heels a fresh perfection treads, A power...to excel us, as we pass In glory that old Darkness : nor are we Thereby more conquer'd than by us the rule Of shapeless Chaos. Say, doth the dull soil...
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The Indicator, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1820
...compact and beautiful, In will, in action free, companionsh'p, And thousand other signs of purer life; So on our heels a fresh perfection treads, A power...excel us, as we pass . In glory that old Darkness. The more imaginative parts of the poem are worthy of this sublime moral. Hyperion, the God of the Sun,...
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The Shipley collection of scientific papers, Volume 126

1908
...compact and beautiful, In Will, in action free, companionship, And thousand other signs of purer life ; So on our heels a fresh perfection treads A power...to excel us, as we pass In glory that old Darkness. He ends with ' this is the truth, and let it be your balm.' The poem is a noble conception, founded...
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The Poetical Works of Howitt, Milman, and Keats: Complete in One Volume

Mary Botham Howitt - 1840 - 522 pages
...compact and beautiful, In will, in action free, companionship, And thousand other signs of purer life ; So on our heels a fresh perfection treads, A power...to excel us, as we pass In glory that old Darkness : nor are we Thereby more conquer'd than by us the rule Of shapeless Chaos. Say, doth the dull soil...
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The Poetical Works of John Keats

John Keats - 1841 - 240 pages
...compact and beautiful, In will, in action free, companionship, And thousand other signs of purer life ; So on our heels a fresh perfection treads, A power...beauty, born of us And fated to excel us, as we pass Thereby more conquer'd than by us the rule Of shapeless Chaos. Say, doth the dull soil Quarrel with...
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Essays, Second Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1844 - 313 pages
...fresh impulses. These are the creators of Fashion, which is an attempt to organize beauty of behavior. The beautiful and the generous are, in the theory,...excel us, as we pass In glory that old Darkness : for, 't is the eternal law, That first in beauty shall be first in might." Therefore, within the ethnical...
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Essays, Second Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1844 - 313 pages
...theory of society supposes the existence and sovereignty of these. It divines afar off their corning. It says with the elder gods, — " As Heaven and Earth...excel us, as we pass In glory that old Darkness : for, 't is the eternal law, That first in beauty shall be first in might." Therefore, within the ethnical...
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The Poetical Works of John Keats. In Two Parts, Parts 1-2

John Keats - 1846
...compact and beautiful, In will, in action free, companionship, And thousand other signs of purer life ; So on our heels a fresh perfection treads, A power...to excel us, as we pass In glory that old Darkness : nor are we Thereby more conquer'd than by us the rule Of shapeless Chaos. Say, doth the dull soil...
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The Poetical Works of John Keats: In Two Parts

John Keats - 1846
...compact and beautiful, In will, in action free, companionship, And thousand other signs of purer life ; So on our heels a fresh perfection treads, A power...to excel us, as we pass In glory that old Darkness : nor are we Thereby more conquer'd than by us the rule Of shapeless Chaos. Say, doth the dull soil...
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