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" These temples grew as grows the grass; Art might obey, but not surpass. The passive Master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned; And the same power that reared the shrine Bestrode the tribes that knelt within. "
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 349
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
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The Poets and Poetry of America: To the Middle of the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1852 - 550 pages
...With Andes and with Ararat. These temples grew as grows tho grass, Art might obey but not surpass. The passive Master lent his hand To the vast Soul that o'er him plann'd, And the same power that rcar'd the shrine, Bestrode the tribes that knelt within. Ever the...
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Harvard Magazine, Volume 1

1855
...— men who earnestly believed that through them the Divine mind was pleased to accomplish itself? " The passive Master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned." But the world is full of the mischief and discomfiture wrought by those who have sought for the inspiration...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1856
...With Andes and with Ararat. These temples grew as grows the grass ; Art might obey, but not surpass. The passive Master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned ; And the same power that reared the shrine, Bestrode the tribes that knelt within. Ever the fiery...
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Papers of an undergraduate, a selection from the MSS. of W. T. Edwards [ed ...

William Edwards (of Camberwell) - 1862
...conscious stone to beauty grew. Those temples grew as grows the grass ; Art might obey, but not surpass ; The passive master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned." Lowell perhaps comes next. No living poet has a more thorough perception of what art truly is. He is...
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The Collected Works of ... P. ...

Theodore Parker - 1864
...God he could not free ; He builded better than he knew ; — The conscious stone to beauty grew. " The passive Master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned ; And the same power that reared the shrine, Bestrode the tribes that knelt within. Ever the fiery...
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The collected works of Theodore Parker, ed. by F.P. Cobbe, Volume 7

Theodore Parker - 1864
...truth ; which built that heroic architecture, overmastering therewith the sense and soul of man : — " The passive master lent his hand To the vast Soul that o'er him planned : And the same Power that reared the shrine Bestrode the tribes that knelt therein." But the piety...
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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L ..., Volume 2; Volume 86

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1866
...With Andes and with Ararat. These temples grew as grows the gross ; Art might obey, but not surpass. aters, and the depths of air, — Comes a still voice — Yet a few day ; And the samo power that reared the shrine, B<?strO'lo the tribes that knelt \\ithin. Ever the fiery...
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Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 2

Theodore Parker - 1867
...truth ; which built that heroic architecture, overmastering therewith the sense and soul of man : " The passive master lent his hand To the vast Soul that o'er him planned : And the same Power that reared the shrine, Bestrode the tribes that knelt therein." But the piety...
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Chambers's miscellany of instructive & entertaining tracts, Volume 3

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1869
...With Andes and with Ararat. These temples grew as grows the grass ; Art might obey, but not surpass. The passive Master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned ; And the same power that reared the shrine, Bestrode the tribes that knelt within. Ever the fiery...
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New Cyclopaedia of Poetical Illustrations: Adapted to Christian Teaching ...

1872 - 696 pages
...Andes and with Ararat. These temples grew as grows the grass ; Art might obey, but not surpass ; Ths same look which she turned when be rose 1 Thomat Moon. 3189. LOVE, E Л W. Emerson. 294. BUILDING, Neglect of. A certain man a house would build ; The place is with materials...
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