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Page 42 - Of grace, some splendor once thy very thought, Some benediction anciently thy smile : — Never conclude, but raising hand and head Thither where eyes, that cannot reach, yet yearn For all hope, all sustainment, all reward, Their utmost up and on, — so blessing back In those thy realms of help, that heaven thy home, Some whiteness which, I judge, thy face makes proud, Some wanness where, I think, thy foot may fall!
Page 42 - Never conclude, but raising hand and head Thither where eyes, that cannot reach, yet yearn For all hope, all sustainment, all reward, Their utmost up and on, — so blessing back In those thy realms of help, that heaven thy home, Some whiteness which, I judge, thy face makes proud, Some wanness where, I think, thy foot may full! —BROWNING, ROBERT, 1869, The Ring and the Book, V.
Page 312 - The spark of truth was struck from out our souls — Made all of me, descried in the first glance, Seem fair and honest and permissible love O' the good and true — as the first glance told me There was no duty patent in the world Like daring try be good and true myself, Leaving the shows of things to the Lord of Show And Prince o
Page 13 - Yes; but from something else surpassing that, Something of mine which, mixed up with the mass, Made it bear hammer and be firm to file. Fancy with fact is just one fact the more...
Page 285 - As I stretch forth my arm to touch this bar. God and man, and what duty I owe both, — I dare to say I have confronted these In thought : but no such faculty helped here. I put forth no thought, — powerless, all that night I paced the city : it was the first Spring.
Page 21 - No less, man, bounded, yearning to be free, May so project his surplusage of soul In search of body, so add self to self By owning what lay ownerless before, — So find, so fill full, so appropriate forms — That, although nothing which had never life Shall get life from him, be, not having been, Yet, something dead may get to live again, Something with too much life or not enough, Which, either way imperfect, ended once : An end whereat man's impulse intervenes, Makes new beginning, starts the...
Page 320 - To have to do with nothing but the true, The good, the eternal — and these, not alone In the main current of the general life, But small experiences of every day, Concerns of the particular hearth and home : To learn not only by a.
Page 23 - Count Guido Franceschini the Aretine, Descended of an ancient house, though poor, A beak-nosed bushy-bearded black-haired lord, Lean, pallid, low of stature yet robust...