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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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In a Dark Wood: Journeys of Faith and Doubt

Linda Jones, Sophie Stanes - 2003 - 218 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 stibes that knelt within. Ever the fiery Pentecost...
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A Year with Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 231 pages
...cowled churchman be. . . These temples grew as grows the grass, Art might obey, but not surpass 11 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 Journey Into the Transcendentalists' New England

R. Todd Felton - 2006 - 180 pages
...Then it is clear that the enormous chunk of pink granite is Emerson's grave. Its bronze plaque reads: "The passive master lent his hand / to the vast soul that o'er him LAND mwm Or lit Muds, tbr brsi k iinuii; HI i |||M:^^Nl^v ilnin irr *n'ilrr Hint Ihr bnnndnrErt unit...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: The Infinitude of the Private Man : a Biography

Maurice York, Rick Spaulding - 2008 - 253 pages
...erected a great boulder of unshaped rose quartz, fixed with a simple plaque that bore the epitaph: This passive master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned. Shortly after Emerson's death in 1882, James Elliot Cabot wrote in his Memoir of Ralph Waldo Emerson...
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