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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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Quiet Hours: A Collection of Poems

1874 - 182 pages
...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 Pentecost...
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Methodist Review, Volume 56

1874
...God he could not free ; He builded belter than he knew ; The conscious slone 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 dwelt within. Ever the fiery...
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Little Classics: Poems, lyrical

Rossiter Johnson - 1875
...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 Ever the fiery Pentecost Girds with one flame the countless...
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The Christian Ambassador, Volume 13

1875
...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 dwelt within. Ever the fiery...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - 1877 - 934 pages
...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 Pentecost...
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Selected Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 218 pages
...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 Pentecost...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1876 - 352 pages
...With Andes and with Ararat. These tem pies grew as grows the grass ; Art might olx\v, 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 Pentecost...
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Anniversary of the American Unitarian Association

American Unitarian Association - 1876
...intellectually passive and active at the same time, except occasionally in the sense in which "The pnssive master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned." Occasionally. Here, I come to speak of a master-trait of our friend, a ground-principle in his mental...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - 1877
...With Andes anil 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 Pentecost...
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A dictionary of poetical illustrations

Robert Aitkin Bertram - 1877
...With Andes and with Ararat. These temples grew as grows the grass ; Art might obey, but not surpass ; " plann'd. KW Emersm. 373. BUILDING. Neglect of WHATE'ER thou purposest to do, With an unwearied zeal...
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