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" Out from the heart of nature rolled The burdens of the Bible old; The litanies of nations came, Like the volcano's tongue of flame, Up from the burning core below, — The canticles of love and woe... "
Essays and Poems of Emerson - Page 450
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
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The Philosophy of Carlyle

Edwin Doak Mead - 1881 - 140 pages
...these burning protests against falsehood and pretension and the wrongs done humanity were written. They came — " Like the volcano's tongue of flame, Up from the burning core below." If counterfeit, then the test of genuineness no more exists. The attempt to set Carlyle's books, the...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - 1882 - 882 pages
...co\vled churchman be. Why should the vest on him allure, Which 1 could not on me endure 'I Not from a vain or shallow thought His awful Jove young Phidias...Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Koine, Wrought in a sad sincerity; Himself from God he could rot free; He builded better than he knew;...
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The Collected Works of Theodore Parker: Critical writings

Theodore Parker - 1865
..."—Essays, pp. 239, 240, 241—242. He says the same thing in yet more rhythmic notes : " Not from a vain or shallow thought His awful Jove young Phidias...volcano's tongue of flame, Up from the burning core below, — Tlie canticles of love and woe ; The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of...
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The Collected Works of Theodore Parker: Lessons from the world of matter and ...

Theodore Parker - 1872 - 236 pages
...vain or shallow thought His awful Jove young Phidias brought ; Out from the heart of nature roll'd The burdens of the Bible old; The litanies of nations...burning core below, — The canticles of love and woe." This is the way in which inspiration comes. THE TBUE IDEA OP INSPIRATION. How can the finite mind communicate...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1882 - 638 pages
...could not on me endure ? Not from a vain or shallow thought His awful Jove young Phidias brought ; i0 Never from lips of cunning fell The thrilling Delphic...from the heart of nature rolled The burdens of the Bibles old; The litanies of nations came, i5 Like the volcano's tongue of flame. Up from the burning...
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The Bible, Whence and what ?

Richard Brodhead Westbrook - 1882 - 232 pages
...natural religion, though often perverted. " Out from the heart of Nature rolled The burdens of the bibles old; The litanies of nations came, Like the volcano's tongue of flame, Up from the burning cone below — The canticles of love and woe. * * * * " The word unto the prophets spoken Was writ...
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Samuel Johnson: A Memorial

1882 - 64 pages
...open minds feel their kinship with forms of faith older than that into which they were born ; that " Out from the heart of Nature rolled The burdens of the Bible old ; " and that " One accent of the Holy Ghost The heedless world hath never lost." [From a Discourse...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...strains, or pensive smiles Yet not for all his faith can see Would I that cowled churchman be. Not from a vain or shallow thought His awful Jove young Phidias...rounded Peter's dome And groined the aisles of Christian Gome Wrought in a sad sincerity ; Himself from God he could not free ; He builded better than he knew...
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Complete Works, Volume 9

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...strains, or pensive smiles Yet not for all his faith can see Would I that cowled churchman be. Not from a vain or shallow thought His awful Jove young Phidias...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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Emerson as a Poet

Joel Benton - 1883 - 134 pages
...uses and respects his art may be judged by this extract from his poem of " The Problem." Not from a vain or shallow thought His awful Jove young Phidias...love and woe ; The hand that rounded Peter's dome 34 Wrought in a sad sincerity ; Himself from God he could not free; He builded better than he knew,...
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