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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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History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the ..., Volume 3

George Bancroft - 1876
...of free government and human rights, ignorant of the beauty of the edifice which he was rearing. He Wrought in a 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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Oration Delivered by Horatio Stebbins at San Francisco, Cal., July 4, 1876

Horatio Stebbins - 1876 - 12 pages
...American Idealist has wove it into verse that shall vibrate on all the chords of time : " He wrought in sad sincerity, Himself from God he could not free; He builded better than he knew; The conscious stones to beauty grew." In the hard and thorny husk of a cruel system were hid the seeds of a new life...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...Over-Soul. " Heroism is an obedience to a secret impulse of an individual's character." — Heroism. Himself from God he could not free ; He builded better than he knew. "The Problem," Poems. Page 96, note 2. "In this and the following chapter." Compensation is not so obviously...
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Life-history of Our Planet

William Dickey Gunning - 1876 - 368 pages
...builders were before him. Fig. 27. Standing in the world's great cathedral we have wondered whether. " The hand that rounded Peter's dome And groined the aisles of Christian Rome," had more cunning than the unconscious builders of the Fig. 27. Platvcrinus Safordi. rocks which it...
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Life-history of Our Planet

William Dickey Gunning - 1876 - 368 pages
...builders were before him. Tig. 27. Standing in the world's great cathedral we have wondered whether. " The hand that rounded Peter's dome And groined the aisles of Christian Rome," had more cunning than the unconscious builders of the Fig. 27. Platvcrinus Safordi. OUR PLANET: pig....
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A New Centennial History of the State of Kansas: Being a Full and ..., Volume 1

Charles Richard Tuttle - 1876 - 708 pages
...from which the state of Kansas should be shaped ; and every man in that multifarious gathering : " Wrought in a sad sincerity: Himself from God he could not free; He builclcd better than he knew; The conscious stone to beauty grew." Five committees, of thirteen members,...
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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson ..., Volume 4

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...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 Home, Wrought in a sad sincerity ; Himself from God he could not free ; He builded better than he knew...
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Notebooks and Unpublished Prose Manuscripts, Volume 5

Walt Whitman, Edward F. Grier - 2007 - 368 pages
...something higher than human Will. For man cannot free himself from God. The spell of divinity is on him. "The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the...better than he knew, The conscious stone to beauty grow!"23 * * * [193] Profoundly significant, too, is it to muster words with reference to the traces...
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Kosmos, the Eternal Ebb and Flow of Matter and Force Yielding Life Infinite ...

James B. Hannay - 1996 - 210 pages
...Residence from the North-East [face p. I COVE CASTLE The Residence of the Author from the South-West " He builded better than he knew : The conscious stone to beauty grew." — Emerson. THE ETERNAL UNIVERSE FOREWORD The works of James Ballantyne Hannay supply the much sought...
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The British Idealists

Professor of Political Philosophy and International Relations David Boucher - 1997 - 304 pages
...at present is that modern Democracy seems to have partly escaped 10 Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), The hand that rounded Peter's dome, and groined the...than he knew; The conscious stone to beauty grew. The Problem', Poems in Complete Works (London, Routledge, 1903). from the main danger that was feared...
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