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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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EMERSON AS A POET

JOEL BENTON - 1883
...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...of love and woe; The hand that rounded Peter's dome Wrought in a sad sincerity; Himself from God he could not free; He builded better than he knew,—...
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The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible

Richard Heber Newton - 1883 - 264 pages
...our souls those words proceeding from out the mouth of God on which man liv«th ! II. c Heal Bible. " Out from the heart of nature rolled The burdens of...below, — The canticles of love and woe. ***** The passive Master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned. * * * * * Himself from God he...
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Century Readings for a Course in American Literature, Volume 2

Fred Lewis Pattee - 1926 - 1081 pages
...shallow thought His awful Jove young Phidias brought; 10 Never from lips of cunning fell The thrilfcng Delphic oracle; Out from the heart of nature rolled...burdens of the Bible old; The litanies of nations came, '5 Like the volcano's tongue of flame, I p from the burning core below,— The canticles of love and...
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Land Planning in the United States for the City, State and Nation

Harlean James - 1926 - 427 pages
...of 1893 started a movement which is only now, after more than thirty years, well under way and like "The hand that rounded Peter's Dome And groined the aisles of Christian Rome, He builded better than he knew, The conscious stone to beauty grew." Landscape Design. — But long...
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Charles W. Eliot: The Man and His Beliefs, Volume 2

Charles William Eliot - 1926
...first place, he taught that religion is absolutely natural, — not supernatural, but natural: — "Out from the heart of Nature rolled The burdens of the Bible old." He believed that revelation is natural and continuous, and that in all ages prophets are born. Those...
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The Outlook, Volume 60

1898
...countries. The fact is that this work illustrates, as few others do, Emerson's fine lines : Out of the heart of nature rolled The burdens of the Bible...burning core below, The canticles of love and woe. The Bunyan literature now constitutes a library by itself, while every year new editions appear in still...
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The International Studio, Volume 48

Charles Holme, Guy Eglington, Peyton Boswell, William Bernard McCormick, Henry James Whigham - 1912
...the figures have an excellent dignity and vitality. The same is true of Peter and the Cripple. And "out from the heart of nature rolled, the burdens of the Bible old." Can one tell of anybody else who can paint a prophet so well up to the character and can paint Bible...
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The Kindergarten-primary Magazine, Volumes 23-24

Bertha Johnston, E. Lyell Earle - 1911
...thing that man may keep. — Chaucer. That mercy I to others show, That mercy shown to me. — Pope. Out from the heart of Nature rolled The burdens of the Bible old. — Emerson. The childhood shows the man As the morning shows the day. — Milton. Know then this truth...
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In a Dark Wood: Journeys of Faith and Doubt

Linda Jones, Sophie Stanes - 2003 - 218 pages
...that cowled churchman be. Why should the vest on him alure, Which I could not on me endure? Not from a vain or shallow thought His awful Jove young Phidias...burdens of the Bible old; the litanies of nations came, 72 Like the volcano's tongue of flame, Up from the burning core below, — The canticles of love and...
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The Globe, Volumes 12-13

William Henry Thorne - 1902
...these grand lines from the "Problem:" "Out of the heart of nature roll'd The burdens of the Bibles old; The litanies of nations came, Like the volcano's...tongue of flame, Up from the burning core below." I had just withdrawn from the Presbyterian ministry, on account of doubts and a tendency to liberal...
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