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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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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 23

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1864
...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 Rome, Wrought in sad sincerity; Himself from God lie could not free; He builded better tlmn he knew; — The conscious...
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The Collected Works of ... P. ...

Theodore Parker - 1864
...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 Roue, Wrought in a sad sincerity ; Himself from God he could not free ; He builded better than he knew...
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The California Teacher: A Journal of School and Home Education and ..., Volume 2

1865
...herein. Many times have been applied to the true teachers of our land those simple lines (p. 18) : " The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the...sincerity ; Himself from God he could not free; He huilded hetter than he knew — v _Vol. II. ^rSVoV'-f 'sá**B4--'4-- JXJ and Uiomc Education, AXD OFriCLAL...
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The Collected Works of Theodore Parker: Autobiographical and miscellaneous ...

Theodore Parker - 1865
...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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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1865 - 480 pages
...Error, wounded, writhes with pain, And dies among his worshippers. The Batlle-FieU. KALPH WAtDO EMERSON. The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome. The Problem. He builded better than he knew. ibid. Earth proudly wears the Parthenon As the best gem...
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The Collected Works of ... P. ...

Theodore Parker - 1865
...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 Nation and the Constitution: An Oration Delivered Before the City ...

Jeremiah Lewis Diman - 1866 - 23 pages
...States and the authors of new creeds seem unconscious of their high destiny. "The hand that raised St. Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian...than he knew : The conscious stone to beauty grew." But, among those immortal signers of the Declaration, there was one on whom the spirit of prophecy...
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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L ..., Volume 2; Volume 86

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1866
...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 Rome, Wrought in a snd sincerity ; 306 RALPH WALDO EMERSON. 367 He buildcl bei 'er tlmn he knew; — The conscious »tone...
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Orthodoxy: Its Truths and Errors

James Freeman Clarke - 1866 - 512 pages
...Like the volcano's tongue of flame, Tip from the burning cone below, The canticles of love and woe. The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian I tome, Wrought in a sad sincerity. Himself from God he could not free; He builded better than he knew;...
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Orthodoxy: Its Truths and Errors

James Freeman Clarke - 1866 - 512 pages
...nnd woe. The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the r-isles of Christian Bome, "Wrought in n sad sincerity. Himself from God he could not free; He builded better thau he knew ; The conscious stone to beauty grew." There is a truth in this — a profound truth....
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