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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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St. Paul's Conceptions of the Last Things

Harry Angus Alexander Kennedy - 1904 - 370 pages
...apostle will guard still further against misconceptions. " This, 1 " 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 chearefull grace and amiable sight ;...
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The Metaphysical Magazine, Volumes 18-19

1905
...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...foundations of the necessary. The soul makes the body. * * * The Universe is the externalization of the soul. Wherever life is, that bursts into appearance...
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Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah, Volume 2

Sir Richard Francis Burton - 1906
...short confession will explain. They will shrive me who believe in inspired Spenser's 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." The evil came of a " fairer body." I had prepared en cachette a slip of paper, and had hid in my Ihram...
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The Cosmic Procession, Or, The Feminine Principle in Evolution: Essays of ...

Frances Swiney - 1906 - 238 pages
...being — that is, the true human — will yet achieve its completeness. ' 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.' Now, the first step...
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Sonnets and Poems: (selected)

Edmund Spenser - 1906 - 152 pages
...trim, that it may well be seene A pallace fit for such a virgin Queene. So every spirit, as it is most pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, ;; So it the f airer bodie doth procure To habit in, and it more fairely dight With chearefull grace and amiable...
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Comradeship in sorrow: thoughts for the bereaved

James Stark - 1907 - 191 pages
...in the mind which speaks of a future liberty of ranging at will through space?" — Isaac Taylor. " Every spirit, as it is more pure And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it a fairer body doth procure To habit in, For of the soul the body form doth take, For soul is form and...
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The Fowre Hymnes

Edmund Spenser - 1907 - 79 pages
...fit for such a virgin Queene. 1 Bruno p. 643. See also notes p. 57. 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 For of the soule the bodie forme doth take...
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The Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1915 - 327 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 more of heavenly light, So il the fairer body doth procure To habit in, and it more fairly dight With cheerful grace and amiable...
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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 pages
...of character; all condition, of the quality of life; all harmony, of health; (and for this reason, a perception of beauty should be sympathetic, or proper...wise 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 Harvard Classics, Volume 5

Charles William Eliot - 1909
...of character; all condition, of the quality of life; all harmony, of health; (and for this reason, a perception of beauty should be sympathetic, or proper...the necessary. The soul makes the body, as the wise Spense' teaches: — . So every spirit, as it is most pure. And hath in it the more of heavenly light,...
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