Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

The Unitarian, Volume 10

Jabez Thomas Sunderland, Brooke Herford, Frederick B. Mott - 1895
...his own poem; and, were they volumes, they would not form a truer or more comprehensive biography. "The passive Master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned." The boy for whom the poem "Threnody" is Emerson's beautiful and pathetic lament lies buried close beside....
Full view - About this book

Lessons in Vocal Expression: Processes of thinking in the modulation of the ...

Samuel Silas Curry - 1895 - 316 pages
...conscious stone to beauty grew. . . 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. Sincrlon, XXXII, MOVEMENT. T) AITSE as a method of emphasis is important because it is a -*• modulation...
Full view - About this book

Thoughts and Aspirations of the Ages: Selections in Prose and Verse from the ...

William Chatterton Coupland - 1895 - 715 pages
...NVith 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...
Full view - About this book

English Poetry..: With Introduction, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 3

1896
...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...
Full view - About this book

The Treasury of American Sacred Song: With Notes Explanatory and Biographical

William Garrett Horder - 1896 - 387 pages
...conscious stone to beauty grew. 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...
Full view - About this book

Topical Notes on American Authors

Lucy Tappan - 1896 - 334 pages
...marked by a boulder of rose quartz. Tablet inserted, in 1894, bearing this couplet (from Emerson), — " The passive master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned." • Character. Retiring, simple, serene, hospitable, philanthropic ; a ready listener ; "intuitive...
Full view - About this book

Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 13

Charles Dudley Warner - 1897
...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...
Full view - About this book

Poems and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1897 - 236 pages
...thought, imaginative insight, and power of expression than any since the time of Milton." Page 66. The passive Master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned. " He knows that he did not make his thought, — no, his thought made him, and made the sun and stars....
Full view - About this book

Famous Authors and the Best Literature of England and America ...: Together ...

William Wilfred Birdsall, Rufus Matthew Jones - 1897 - 544 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 plann'd, And the same power that rear'd the shrine Bestrode the tribes that knelt within. Ever the...
Full view - About this book

Historic Pilgrimages in New England: Among Landmarks of Pilgrim and Puritan ...

Edwin Monroe Bacon - 1898 - 475 pages
...marked by a great bowlder of pink quartz, inscribed with these lines from his poem The Problem : — " The passive Master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned." Close by are the graves of other members of the family, — Emerson's mother, his " Aunt Mary," his...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF