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Seite 25 - Man is all symmetry, Full of proportions, one limb to another, And all to all the world besides. Each part may call the farthest brother, For head with foot hath private amity, And both with moons and tides.
Seite 19 - Nor thro' the questions men may try, The petty cobwebs we have spun : If e'er when faith had fall'n asleep, I heard a voice ' believe no more,' And heard an ever-breaking shore That tumbled in the Godless deep ; A warmth within the breast would melt The freezing reason's colder part, And like a man in wrath the heart Stood up and answered
Seite 8 - And there arrives a lull in the hot race Wherein he doth for ever chase That flying and elusive shadow, rest. An air of coolness plays upon his face, And an unwonted calm pervades his breast And then he thinks he knows The hills where his life rose, And the sea where it goes.
Seite 15 - For we are born at all adventure: and we shall be hereafter as though we had never been: for the breath in our nostrils is as smoke, and a little spark in the moving of our heart: 3 Which being extinguished, our body shall be turned into ashes, and our spirit shall vanish as the soft air...
Seite 7 - Ah yes, and they benumb us at our call! Yet still, from time to time, vague and forlorn, From the soul's subterranean depth upborne As from an infinitely distant land, Come airs, and floating echoes, and convey A melancholy into all our day.
Seite 10 - ... it were better for sun and moon to drop from heaven, for the earth to fail, and for all the many millions who are upon it to die of starvation in extremest agony, as far as temporal affliction goes, than that one soul, I will not say, should be lost, but should commit one single venial sin, should tell one wilful untruth, though it harmed no one, or steal one poor farthing without excuse.
Seite 6 - Oh, then we awoke with sudden start From our deep dream, and knew too late, How bare the rock, how desolate, Which had received our precious freight: Yet we called out — "Depart! Our gifts, once given, must here abide? Our work is done; we have no heart To mar our work,
Seite 17 - I believe in the Holy Ghost, the Lord and Giver of life : Who proceedeth from the Father and the Son.