Angels Aquinas ARGUMENT ascending beams Beatrice beauty behold blessed blest bliss bright Cacciaguida Cæsar celestial charity Charles Martel Christ Church circle Commento concerning Charity Dante Dante's degrees of glory delight descended desire display'd divine Divine Grace doth doubt e'en Eagle earth empyrean endued erst eternal faith father flame Florence gaze Ghibellines glorious glory glowing grace Guelfs hath heart heaven heavenly Hence holy Justinian King Lady last canto light Line 37 living lofty Lombardi look Lucretius lustre Mars may'st mortal nature o'er Paradise perfect Peter Peter of Spain Piccarda planet poet Pope praise prayer primum mobile Purg Purgatorio Rascia round Saints Saviour says seen sight smile soul speak sphere spirits splendour star sweet thee thence thine eyes things Thomas Aquinas thou thy mind truth turn'd unto Virgil Virgin vision whence Wherefore words
Page 169 - Full little knowest thou, that hast not tried, What hell it is in suing long to bide ; To lose good days that might be better spent ; To waste long nights in pensive discontent; To speed to-day, to be put back to-morrow ; To feed on hope ; to pine with fear and sorrow ; To have thy Prince's grace, yet want her peers...
Page 307 - Isaac, (for the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of Him that calleth,) it was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger. As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated.
Page 131 - Tho' they may gang a kennin wrang, To step aside is human : One point must still be greatly dark, The moving Why they do it ; And just as lamely can ye mark, How far perhaps they rue it. Who made the heart, 'tis He alone Decidedly can try us, He knows each chord its various tone, Each spring its various bias : Then at the balance let's be mute, We never can adjust it ; What's done we partly may compute, But know not what's resisted.
Page 70 - Alas ! alas ! Why, all the souls that were, were forfeit once; And He that might the vantage best have took, Found out the remedy: How would you be, If he, which is the top of judgment, should But judge you as you are? O, think on that; And mercy then will breathe within your lips, Like man new made.
Page 269 - Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake, and when we sleep : All these with ceaseless praise his works behold Both day and night...
Page 130 - Give, therefore, thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a people ?' And the speech pleased the Lord, that Solomon had asked this thing.
Page 149 - Moreover the Lord saith ; Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretched forth necks and wanton eyes, walking and mincing as they go, and making a tinkling with their feet...
Page 131 - Then gently scan your brother man, Still gentler sister woman; Though they may gang a kennin' wrang, To step aside is human.
Page 139 - To God's eternal house direct the way, A broad and ample road, whose dust is gold, And pavement stars, as stars to thee appear Seen in the galaxy, that milky way Which nightly as a circling zone thou seest Powder'd with stars.