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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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Studies of Some of Shakespere's Plays

Frank Walters - 1889 - 172 pages
...by an intellectual necessity. The brain worked, the pen moved, in obedience to the presiding genius. The passive master lent his hand To the vast Soul that o'er him planned. Hence, in studying the work of a great master, our task is not so much to criticise as to observe,...
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Echoes of Life: Or, Beautiful Gems of Poetry & Song. A Choice Collection of ...

Mrs. Grace Townsend - 1890 - 557 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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Orthodoxy: Its Truth and Errors

James Freeman Clarke - 1890 - 512 pages
...thought's interior sphere, just as the pine tree adds a myriad of new leaves to its old arms every year. " The passive master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned ; And the same power that reared the slirine Bestrode the tribes that knelt within." § 5. Christian...
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Echoes of Life Or, Beautiful Gems of Poetry and Song: A Choice Collection of ...

Grace Townsend - 1891 - 556 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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Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Lothrop Motley

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...thought, — no, his thought made him, and made the sun and stars." " Art might obey but 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 Real and Ideal in Literature

Frank Preston Stearns - 1892 - 223 pages
...To gaze upon the Pyramids ; 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." This came to the...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Lothrop Motley: Two Memoirs

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892 - 542 pages
...thought, — no, his thought made him, and made the sun and stars." " Art might obey but 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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Recent Development of Early Renaissance in England

Sir Banister Fletcher - 1892 - 13 pages
...true than the poet knew : " 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." A cathedral without groined vaulting and so without the system of buttresses and flying buttresses...
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... The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes ...: Ralph Waldo Emerson, John ...

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...thought, — no, his thought made him, and made the sun and stars. " " Art might obey but 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 Literary World

1894
...inscription : " Ralph Waldo Emerson. Born in Boston, May 25, 1803. Died in Concord, April 27, 1882. The passive master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned.*' The tablet is eighteen inches long and twelve wide, and has a border of rustic twigs. It was cast in New...
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