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Page 177 - Or the unseen genius of the wood. But let my due feet never fail To walk the studious cloister's pale, And love the high-embowed roof, With antique pillars massy proof, And storied windows richly dight, Casting a dim religious light.
Page 293 - Wonder not then, what GOD for you saw good If I refuse not, but convert, as you, To proper substance : time may come, when men With angels may participate, and find No inconvenient diet, nor too light fare : And from these corporal nutriments perhaps Your bodies may at last turn all to spirit...
Page 188 - ... as in a piece of arras work, the whole of my past life — not as if recalled by an act of memory, but as if present and incarnated in the music: no longer painful to dwell upon: but the detail of its incidents removed, or blended in some hazy abstraction: and its passions exalted, spiritualized, and sublimed.
Page 177 - With antique pillars massy proof, And storied windows richly dight, Casting a dim religious light. There let the pealing organ blow, To the full-voiced quire below, In service high and anthems clear, As may with sweetness, through mine ear, Dissolve me into ecstasies, And bring all Heaven before mine eyes.
Page 306 - I observed that in proportion as our strength decayed our minds exhibited symptoms of weakness, evinced by a kind of unreasonable pettishness with each other. Each of us thought the other weaker in intellect than himself, and more in need of advice and assistance.
Page 183 - It calls in my spirits, composes my thoughts, delights my ear, recreates my mind, and so not only fits me for after business, but fills my heart, at the present, with pure and useful thoughts ; so that when the music sounds the sweetliest in my ears truth commonly flows the clearest into my mind.
Page iii - Moore.— The Power of the Soul over the Body, considered in relation to Health and Morals. By GEORGE MOORE, MD, Member of the Royal College of Physicians.
Page 73 - I had experienced in former experiments. After the first six or seven inspirations, I gradually began to lose the perception of external things, and a vivid and intense recollection of some former experiments passed through my mind, so that I called out 'what an amazing concatenation of ideas!