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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 Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - 1881 - 1002 pages
...place, Adopted them into her race, And granted them an equal date With Andes and with Ararat. r«t! plann'd, And the same power that rear'd the shrine, Bestrode the tribes that knelt within. Ever the...
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The Collected Works of Theodore Parker: Critical writings

Theodore Parker - 1865
...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 Princeton Review, Volume 58

1882
...Spencer, remains in their pages as essentially unanalyzed and unscientific as in Emerson's verses : " 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." If we must have...
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Our Liberal Movement in Theology: Chiefly as Shown in Recollections of the ...

Joseph Henry Allen - 1882 - 220 pages
...be intellectually passive and active at the same time, except occasionally in the sense in which " The passive 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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The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible

Richard Heber Newton - 1883 - 264 pages
...uses. The prophets were, in such lofty visionings, under an influence beyond their consciousness. " The passive master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned." All other passages claimed in support of the notion of an infallible Bible fail on the witness-stand....
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Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 315 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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Complete Works, Volume 9

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...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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Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...With Andes and with Ararat. These temples grew as grows the grass ; Art might obey, hut not surpass. ; And the same power that reared the shrine Bestrode the tribes that knelt within. Ever the fiery Pentecost...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...With Andes and with Ararat. These temples grew as grows the grass; Art might obey, hut 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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English Verse, Volume 2

William James Linton, Richard Henry Stoddard - 1883
...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 plann'd ; And the same Power that rear'd the shrine Bestrode the tribes that knelt within. Ever the...
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