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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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Appletons' School Readers

William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey - 1878 - 142 pages
...Andes and with Ararat. 6. 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. 7. Ever the fiery...
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Unity Pulpit, Volume 1

1879
...canticles of love and woe. . . . 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 th; tribes that knelt within." Were there time,...
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Some Aspects of Religion

John White Chadwick - 1879 - 350 pages
...part it is a law by which the artist is unconsciously controlled, not one he consciously obeys : " The passive master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned." Though every note in music has its definite mathematical relation, yet verily it was not by mathematics...
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Demonology and Devil-lore, Volume 2

Moncure Daniel Conway - 1879
...Angelo could not serve two masters. Popes might employ him, but he could not do the work they liked. ' The passive master lent his hand to the vast soul that o'er him planned.' He could not help it. The lover of beauty could not paint the Day of Wrath without setting above it...
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Giotto

Harry Quilter - 1880 - 146 pages
...VIII. GIOTTO AT PADUA. " 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 built the shrine O'er the tribes that knelt therein." — Emerson. FANCY a...
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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1880 - 638 pages
...With Andes and with Ararat. These temples grew as grows the grass, 4S 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. 50 Ever the fiery...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - 1880 - 1065 pages
...With Andes and with Ararat. These temples grew as grows the grass ; Art might obey, but not surpass. ver, Although corruption may our frame consume, The immortal spirit in ; And the same power tluit reared the shrine liestrode the tribes that knelt within. Ever the fiery...
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Talks about Jesus

Minot Judson Savage - 1880 - 161 pages
...canticles of love and woe. . . . 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." Were there time,...
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Giotto. - London, Sampson Low, Marsson, Searle and Rivington 1880

Harry Quilter - 1880 - 146 pages
...VIII. GIOTTO AT PADUA. " 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 plauned, And the same power that built the shrine O'er the tribes that knelt therein." — Emerson....
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Talks about Jesus

Minot Judson Savage - 1881 - 161 pages
...canticles of love and woe. . . . 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." Were there time,...
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