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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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A Discourse Occasioned by the Death of Daniel Webster, Preached At the ...

Theodore Parker - 1853 - 120 pages
...Socrates, there has seldom been a head so massive huge, save the stormy features of Michael Angelo,— "The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome ; " he who sculptured Day and Night into such beautiful forms, — looked them in his face before he...
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Flight of Years: A Discourse in the First Independent Church, Baltimore, on ...

George W. Burnap - 1853 - 16 pages
...Socrates, there has seldom been a head so massive huge, save the stormy features of Michael Angelo, — " The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome ; " he who sculptured Day and Night into such beautiful forms, — looked them in his face before he...
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A Discourse Occasioned by the Death of Daniel Webster: Preached at the ...

Theodore Parker - 1853 - 108 pages
...Socrates, there has seldom been a head so massive huge, save the stormy features of Michael Angelo, — " The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Borne ; " he who sculptured Day and Night into such beautiful forms, — looked them in his face before...
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A Discourse Occasioned by the Death of Daniel Webster: Preached at the ...

Theodore Parker - 1853 - 108 pages
...Socrates, there has seldom been a head so massive huge, save the stormy features of Michael Angelo, — '"The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Home ; " he who sculptured Day and Night into such beautiful forms, — looked them in his face before...
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Additional Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 1

Theodore Parker - 1855
...Socrates, there has seldom been a head so massive huge, save the stormy features of Michael Angelo, — " The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome ; " he who sculptured Day and Night into such majestic forms, — looked them in his face before he...
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The Poets and Poetry of America

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1855 - 622 pages
...burning core below, — The canticles of love and wo. The hand that rounded Peter's dome. And groin'd the aisles of Christian Rome, Wrought in a sad sincerity. Himself from Go«! he could not free; He builded better than he knew, The conscious stone to beauty grew. Know'stthou...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1856
...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...outbuilt her shell, Painting with morn each annual coll I Or how the sacred pine-tree adils To her old leaves new myriads ? Snch and so grew these holy...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1856
...the volcano's tongue of flnnie, Up from the burning core below,— The canticles of love and woe ; The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the...sincerity ; Himself from God he could not free; He builder) better than he knew ; — The conscious stone to beauty grew. Know*st thou what wove yon woodbird's...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - 1856
...Like the volcano's tongue of flame, The canticles of love and woe; Up from the burning core below,— The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the...sad sincerity; Himself from God he could not free; HP builded better than he knew;— The conscious stone to beauty grew. Know'st thou what wove yon woodbird's...
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HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE DISCOVERY OF THE AMERICAN CONTINENT

GEORGE BANCROFT - 1856
...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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