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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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The Essays of Elia and Eliana

Charles Lamb - 1890 - 512 pages
...architecture. To the same effect, in a Hymn in honour of Beauty, divine Spenser platonising sings : — Every spirit as it is more pure. And hath in it the...heavenly light, So it the fairer body doth procure To hnbit in, and it more fairly dight With cheerful face and amiable sight. For of tbo soul the body form...
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On Some of Shakespeare's Female Characters

Helena Faucit Martin (lady) - 1891
...PEINCESS OF BRITAIN. " Alas, poor princess, Thou divine Imogen ! " " So every spirit, as it is moat pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer body doth procure To habit in : For of the soule the bodie forme doth take, For goule is forme, and doth the bodie make. " — SPEKSER....
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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

1891 - 527 pages
...beauty is in stars — Shall I forget thy beauty. Ibid, Of BODY AND SOUL. 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 it • * • • » For of the soul the body form doth take; For soul is form and doth the body make....
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Woman Free

Ellis Ethelmer - 1893 - 222 pages
...Reflecting Plato's teaching, our second worthy Elizabethan poet has said : — " 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. For of the Soul the Body form doth take : For Soul is form, and doth the Body make." And in our own...
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Orthometry: A Treatise on the Art of Versification and the Technicalities of ...

Robert Frederick Brewer - 1893 - 376 pages
...Chaucer, Spenser, &c., but has found few imitations in modern poets, eg : \, 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 it, and is more fairly dight With cheerful grace and amiable sight ; For of the soul the body form...
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A Calendar of Verse

1893 - 382 pages
...must quaile ; O carefull verse ! From The Shephearib Calender. HYMNE 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 fairely dight With chearefull grace and amiable sight ;...
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The Message of Man: A Book of Ethical Scriptures Gathered from Many Sources ...

1895 - 323 pages
...beautiful, and affects with delight the inmost life of the soul. 22. So every spirit, as it is most pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer body doth procure 23. To habit in, and it more fairly dight With cheerful grace and amiable sight ; For of the soul the...
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Studies in the Thought World: Or, Practical Mind Art

Henry Wood - 1896 - 265 pages
...shadowpantomime, indicative of the character of realities behind. Spenser aptly puts this thought : — " So every spirit, as it is more pure, And hath in it...more of heavenly light, So it the fairer body doth procour To habit in, and it more fairly dight, With cheerful grace and amiable sight. For of the soul,...
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The Arena, Volume 18

1897
...essence, Till all be made immortal. The poet Spenser most beautifully expresses this truth in saying: So every spirit, as it is more pure, And hath in it...light, So it the fairer body doth procure To habit in. ... For of the soul the body form doth take, For soul is form, and doth the body make. This is the...
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Official Report of the ... American Tyler Family Reunion ..., Volumes 1-5

Tyler Family Association - 1897
...face, so lovely in youth, was still lovely in age, and full of peace and pleasantness. Spencer says: "So every spirit, as It Is more pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly lieht. So it the fairer body doth procure To habit In." A portrait of Mrs. Tyler may be seen at the...
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