An Essay on Pantheism
Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer, 1866 - Christianity and other religions - 382 pages
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Page 306 - From seeming evil still educing good, And better thence again, and better still, In infinite progression. But I lose Myself in Him, in light ineffable ! Come, then, expressive Silence, muse His praise.
Page 306 - Should fate command me to the farthest verge Of the green earth, to distant barbarous climes, Rivers unknown to song; where first the sun Gilds Indian mountains, or his setting beam Flames on th...
Page 356 - The grand transition, that there lives and works A soul in all things, and that soul is God.
Page 153 - Nibelunge," such as it was written down at the end of the twelfth, or the beginning of the thirteenth century, is
Page 340 - O Adam, one Almighty is, from whom. All things proceed, and up to him return, If not depraved from good, created all Such to perfection, one first matter all, Endued with various forms, various degrees Of substance, and, in things that live, of life...
Page 88 - Sacrifice and offering thou wouldst not, but a body hast thou prepared me. In burntofferings and sacrifices for sin thou hast had no pleasure : then said I, Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me) to do thy will, O God.
Page 306 - THESE, as they change, Almighty Father, these, Are but the varied God. The rolling year Is full of Thee. Forth in the pleasing Spring Thy beauty walks, Thy tenderness and love. Wide flush the fields ; the softening air is balm ; Echo the mountains round ; the forest smiles ; And every sense, and every heart, is joy.