Outlines of Analogical Philosophy: Being a Primary View of the Principles, Relations and Purposes of Nature, Science, and Art, Volume 2

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Charles Tilt, Fleet Street., 1839 - 490 pages
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Page 426 - Still to be neat, still to be drest, As you were going to a feast ; Still to be powdered, still perfumed: Lady, it is to be presumed, Though art's hid causes are not found, All is not sweet, all is not sound. Give me a look, give me a face; That makes simplicity a grace ; Robes loosely flowing, hair as free : Such sweet neglect more taketh me, Than all the adulteries of art ; They strike mine eyes, but not my heart.
Page 282 - Length of days is in her right hand ; and in her left hand riches and honour. Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.
Page 370 - Canst thou lift up thy voice to the clouds, That abundance of waters may cover thee? Canst thou send lightnings, that they may go, And say unto thee, Here we are? Who hath put wisdom in the inward parts? Or who hath given understanding to the heart?
Page 364 - The cloud-capt towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself; * Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like the baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind.
Page 361 - Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever the earth and the world were made, thou art God from everlasting, and world without end.
Page 471 - ... universal system : That it is not strange that we should not be able to discover perfection and order in every instance, because, in an infinity of things mutually relative, a mind which sees not infinitely, can see nothing fully. This doctrine was inculcated by Plato and the Stoics, but more amply and particularly by the later Platonists, and by Antoninus and Simplicius.
Page 454 - Let there be light, said God ; And forthwith light Ethereal, first of things, quintessence pure, Sprung from the deep ; and from her native east To journey through the...
Page 369 - I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom. But there is a spirit in man : and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.
Page 321 - God as inadequately and variously understood : — hence the innumerable objects of adoration, — the various denominations under which the Deity has been worshipped in different ages and countries, — and the variety of religious opinions. . 69. The highest and most comprehensive of all conceptions to which the mind of man can be elevated by the powers of understanding and philosophy, is the totality of things internal and external, — that in which all is united, or wherein all things exist,...
Page 188 - With solemn touches troubled thoughts, and chase Anguish, and doubt, and fear, and sorrow, and pain From mortal or immortal minds.

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