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" So every spirit, as it is most pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer body doth procure To habit in, and it more fairly dight, With cheerful grace and amiable sight. For, of the soul, the body form doth take, For soul is form,... "
Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 174
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 351 pages
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Essays, Second Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1844 - 313 pages
...character ; all condition, of the quality of the life ; all harmony, of health ; (and, for this reason, a perception of beauty should be sympathetic, or proper...Spenser teaches : — " So every spirit, as it is most pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer body doth procure To habit in,...
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Essays: Second Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1844 - 313 pages
...character : all condition, of the quality of the life ; all harmony, of health ; (and, for this reason, a perception of beauty should be sympathetic, or proper...Spenser teaches : — " So every spirit, as it is most pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer body doth procure To habit in,...
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The Essays of Elia: First Series - Second Series

Charles Lamb - 1845
...architecture. To the same effect in a Hymn in honor of Beauty, divine Spenser pfatonizing sings : — -Every spirit as it is more pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, •Swift. So it the fairer body doth procure To habit in, and it more fairly dight With cheerful grace...
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Stuart of Dunleath

Caroline Elizabeth S. Norton (hon. mrs. George.) - 1851
...with the half-heard verse from Spenser on board the yacht : that she recollected the lines : " And every spirit, as it is more pure. And hath in it the...light, So it the fairer body doth procure To habit in." But it seemed absurd to remind him of his own compliment ; and although the days in which she had loved...
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Stuart of Dunleath: A Story of the Present Time, Volume 2

Caroline Sheridan Norton - 1851 - 129 pages
...magnified a thousandfold. Then she took David to see her schools, and her poor ; proudly and " And every spirit, as it is more pure, And hath in it the...light, So it the fairer body doth procure To habit it." But it seemed absurd to remind him of his own compliment, and although the days in which fondly...
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The Essays of Elia, Volume 1

Charles Lamb - 1851
...architecture. To the same effect in a Hymn in honor of Beauty, divine Spenser platinizing sings : — -Every spirit as it is more pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, •Swift. So it the fairer body doth procure To habit in, and it more fairly dight With cheerful grace...
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The Midland magazine and monthly review, ed. by J.J. Britton & J.N. Smith ...

Midland-metropolitan magazine - 1852
...admirer of the bard of The Faerie Queene. We give the stanza : — " So every spirit as it is most pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer bodie doth procure, To habit in, and it more fairly dight With chearful grace and amiable sight ; For...
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Autumn Hours and Fireside Reading

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1854 - 311 pages
...comely composition Of parts well raeasur'd, with meet disposition l -' So, every spirit, as it is most pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer bodle doth procure To habit in, and it mure fuirely dight With chearfull grace and amiable sight; For...
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Autumn Hours and Fireside Reading

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1854 - 311 pages
...composition Of parts well nieasur'd, with meet disposition 1 •' So, every spirit, as it is most pure, Anil hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer bodle doth procure To habit in, and It more falrely dight With chearfull grace and amiable sight; For...
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Essays, Second Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1855 - 274 pages
...character ; all condition, of the quality of the life ; all harmony, of health ; (and, for this reason, a perception of beauty should be sympathetic, or proper...the wise Spenser teaches : " So every spirit, as it ia more pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer body doth procure To habit...
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