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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 Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes: Ralph Waldo Emerson. John Lothrop Motely

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1884
...thought, — no, his thought made him, and made the sun and stars." " Art might obey hut not surpass. The passive Master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned." Hope is at the bottom of every essay of Emerson's as it was at the bottom of Pandora's box : — "I...
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The Genius and Character of Emerson: Lectures at the Concord School of ...

Concord School of Philosophy - 1884 - 447 pages
...Rome, Wrought in a sad sincerity ; Himself from God he could not free ; He buildcd better than he knew. The passive Master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned." " "We cannot look at works of art but they teach us how near man is to creating. Michael Angelo is...
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Overland Monthly and Out West Magazine

1885
...Andes and with Ararat. N 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 Pcnver that reared the shrine Bestrode the tribes that knelt within." The same thought,...
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Swinton's First [-sixth] Reader, Book 6

William Swinton - 1885
...Greek architecture. 412 413 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 Pentecost1...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts Historical Society - 1886
...to-day his word runneth very quickly ; for it is not his word, but the word to which he has listened. " The passive Master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned; For out of thought's interior sphere These wonders rose to upper air." Let me try to describe the mental...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1886 - 638 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. 5a Ever the fiery...
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Quiet Hour: A Collection of Poems

1886 - 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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A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present ...

Edmund Clarence Stedman - 1888
...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 sume power that reared the shrine Bestrode the tribes that knelt within. Ever the fiery Pentecost...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...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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The Revelation of God and Other Sermons

John White Chadwick - 1889 - 236 pages
...expression of the universal joy of men in the great fact of birth. The man was overmastered by humanity. " The passive master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned." What a man's birthday is to him from year to year, if he has any sensibility or imagination, is a capital...
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