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" The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome, Wrought in a sad sincerity: Himself from God he could not free; He builded better than he knew : The conscious stone to beauty grew. "
The Dial: A Magazine for Literature, Philosophy, and Religion - Page 122
edited by - 1841
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Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1847 - 199 pages
...Like the volcano's tongue of flame, Up from the burning core below, The canticles of love and woe. The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Borne, Wrought in a sad sincerity, Himself from God he could not free ; He builded better than he knew,...
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The Church-- as it Was, as it Is, as it Ought to be: A Discourse Delivered ...

James Freeman Clarke - 1848 - 36 pages
...had noble Cathedrals, every stone of which was carved with reverence, and laid with religious awe. " The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the...than he knew ; The conscious stone to beauty grew." So that we repeat to-day, in these our edifices, the ideas of those Mediaeval Christians ; and until...
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Brownson's quarterly review

1848
...stone of which was carved with reverence, and laid with religious awe. ' The hand that rounded Peter'a dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome, Wrought...than he knew ; The conscious stone to beauty grew.' So that we repeat to-day, in these our edifices, the ideas of those Mediaeval Christians ; and until...
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Brownson's Quarterly Review, Volume 2

Orestes Augustus Brownson - 1848
...with religious awe. ' The hnnd that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Home, Wrought in a sad sincerity. Himself from God he could...than he knew; The conscious stone to beauty grew.' So that we repeat to-day, in these our edifices, the ideas of those Mediaeval Christians; and until...
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Notes and Queries

1887
...Turn not aside, but make the greater haste To join and straighten them. CE ardour needs. One certainty Wrought in a sad sincerity ; Himself from God he could not free. He builded better than be knew; The conscious stone to beaut; grew. А нон. HECOED9 OP CELTIC OCCUPATION IN LOCAL NAMES....
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The Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1849
...the volcano's tongue of flame, Up from the burning core below, — The canticles of love and woe ; The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the...than he knew; — The conscious stone to beauty grew. " The passive Master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned ; And the same power that...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 20

1852
...Priestley purchase a work of his own and admire it, thinking it was the production of an unknown author ? " The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the...than he knew, The conscious stone to beauty grew. The passive Master lent his hand To the vast Soul that o'er him planned." The poet who gave us these...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D ..., Volume 5

David Thomas
...came Like the volcano's tongue of flame Up from the burning core below, The canticles of love and woe. The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the...sad sincerity, Himself from God he could not free." (4.) Forms of society, embodying the grand principles of godliness, and of its cognate humanity. Secondly...
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History of the United States: The American revolution

George Bancroft - 1852
...government and human rights ; ignorant of the beauty of the edifice which he was rearing. He wrought in sad sincerity ; Himself from God he could not free ; He builded better than he knew. The book of Otis was reprinted in England. Lord Mansfield, who had read it, rebuked those who spoke of...
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Putnam's Monthly, Volume 10

...men's hearts tremble, and their souls leap up in thanksgiving, is the child of enthusiasm and rapture. "Know'st thou what wove yon wood-bird's nest Of leaves...Painting, with morn, each annual cell ? Or how the sacred pine-tree adda To her old leaves new myriads? Such, and so grew these holy piloe, Whilst love and terror...
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