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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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Poet's Walk: An Introduction to English Poetry

Mowbray Morris - 1898 - 343 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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The Early Poems of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899 - 220 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. Even the fiery Pentecost...
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Barbara's Heritage: Or, Young Americans Among the Old Italian Masters

Deristhe Levinte Hoyt - 1899 - 358 pages
...ages ? God is the same as then, and close at hand as then ; man is the same and with the same needs. " The passive master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned, wrote our Emerson, showing he believed, as I firmly do, that we ourselves now work God's will, as men...
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The Boston Book: Containing Matter Relating to the Second International ...

1899 - 232 pages
...by a superb boulder of pink quartz, bearing the following lines from his poem, " The Problem " : — The passive Master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned. a o r O n M 5 H It is difficult to exaggerate the solemn beauty of this pinecrowned ridge, in whose...
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Outline History of English and American Literature: For Use in Colleges and ...

Charles Frederick Johnson - 1900 - 552 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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An American Anthology, 1787-1900: Selections Illustrating the Editor's ...

Edmund Clarence Stedman - 1900 - 878 pages
...With Andes and with Ararat. These temples grew as grows tho 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 tho tribes that knelt within, Kver the fiery Pentecost...
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Outline History of English and American Literature

Charles Frederick Johnson - 1900 - 552 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-jAnd the same power that reared the shrine Bestrode the tribes that knelt within. Ever the...
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An American Anthology, 1787-1900

Edmund Clarence Stedman - 1901 - 878 pages
...With Andes and with Ararat. These temples grew as grows the grass; Art might obey, but not surpass. the room grows slowly dim, And life's last oil is nearly spent, One gus And the same power that reared the shrine Bestrode the tribes that knelt within. Ever the fiery Pentecost...
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Essays: Theological and Literary

Charles Carroll Everett - 1901 - 358 pages
...inspiration of temple and ritual : " 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 therein." Yet, for himself,...
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Architectural Record, Volume 44

1918
...determine its new form through him. It is not for him to impose ; it is for him to be imposed upon. "The passive Master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned" says Emerson in "The Problem," a poem which seems particularly addressed to architects, and which every...
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