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" Which made my soul the worshipper and thrall Of earthly art, is vain; how criminal Is that which all men seek unwillingly. Those amorous thoughts which were so lightly dressed, What are they when the double death is nigh? The one I know for sure, the... "
Renaissance in Italy: The Fine Arts - Page 524
by John Addington Symonds - 1882 - 550 pages
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The Living Age ..., Volume 214

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1897
...when not confined within narrow bounds. At the close of his chequered life Michelangelo writes: Painting nor sculpture now can lull to rest My soul...high, Whose arms to clasp us on the cross were spread. And he pours forth his repentance and faith In such sonnets as "A Prayer for Purification," and "On...
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The Canadian Monthly and National Review, Volume 2

Graeme Mercer Adam, George Stewart - 1872
...worshipper and thrall Of earthly art, is vain ; how criminal Is that which all men seek unwillingly. Those amorous thoughts which were so lightly dressed,...high, Whose arms to clasp us on the cross were spread. PENITENCE. Burdened with years and full of sinfulness, With evil custom grown inveterate, Both deaths...
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Studies of the Greek Poets, Volume 1

John Addington Symonds - Greek poetry - 1873 - 423 pages
...worshipper and thrall Of earthly art, is vain ; how criminal Is that which all men seek unwillingly. Those amorous thoughts which were so lightly dressed,...What are they when the double death is nigh ? The one 1 know for sure, the other dread. Painting nor sculpture now can lull to rest My soul, that turns to...
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Studies of the Greek poets

John Addington Symonds - 1877
...worshipper and thrall Of earthly art, is vain ; how criminal Is that -which all men seek unwillingly. f F2 Those amorous thoughts which were so lightly dressed,...Whose arms to clasp us on the cross were spread." In his work Sculpture is forced to express what lies beyond its province the throes and labour...
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Renaissance in Italy: The fine arts; 1877

John Addington Symonds - Art, Italian - 1877
...spent on art, deploring his enthusiasm for earthly beauty, and seeking comfort in the cross alone. Painting nor sculpture now can lull to rest My soul,...high, Whose arms to clasp us on the cross were spread. It is pleasant to know that these last years were also the happiest and calmest. Though he had lost...
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The Sonnets of Michael Angelo Buonarroti and Tommaso Campanella

Michelangelo Buonarroti, Tommaso Campanella - 1878 - 212 pages
...worshipper and thrall Of earthly art, is vain ; how criminal Is that which all men seek unwillingly. Those amorous thoughts which were so lightly dressed,...high, Whose arms to clasp us on the cross were spread. LXVI. To GIORGIO VASARI. VANITY OF VANITIES. Lefavole del mondo. The fables of the world have filched...
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The Renaissance in Italy: The fine arts

John Addington Symonds - Art, Italian - 1879
...reality is God. The two first of these compositions are addressed to Giorgio Vasari.1 GIUNTO E GlX. Now hath my life across a stormy sea Like a frail...LE FAVOLE DEL MONDO. The fables of the world have filched away The time I had for thinking upon God ; His grace lies buried 'neath oblivion's sod, Whence...
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The British and Foreign Evangelical Review, Volume 28

Theology - 1879
...worshipper and thrall Of earthly art is vain ; how criminal Is that which all men seek unwillingly, Those amorous thoughts which were so lightly dressed,...Whose arms to clasp us on the cross were spread." To these grand lines we have nothing to add except it be this, that just before sunset on the day upon...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 147

1879
...greater number of fallacies. In the first place, nothing is more unscientific than a rigid demarcation Those amorous thoughts which were so lightly dressed,...to His great love on high, Whose arms, to clasp us, ou the erosa were spread.' Vasari, ' Vite,' &c. vol. xii. p. 267. t ' Revival of the Fine Arts,'...
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Alexandra college literary society. Art readings for 1880. 5pt

Margaret MacNair Stokes - 1880
...which their divine wisdom springs is Christ and Michael Angelo concludes with these words : " Painting nor sculpture now can lull to rest My soul,...Whose arms, to clasp us, on the Cross were spread." And when we gaze upon the cloud-like form of the Creator, as it slowly rises out of Chaos, the awful...
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