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" He has an intellect vehement, rugged, irresistible ; crushing in pieces the hardest problems; piercing into the most hidden combinations of things, and grasping the most distant: an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling; brooding over the... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 187
1827
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Ultramontanism: Or, The Roman Church and Modern Society

Edgar Quinet - 1845 - 224 pages
...and grasping the most distant; an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling; brooding overthe abysses of Being; wandering through infinitude, and...terror; a fancy of exuberance literally unexampled; tor it pours its treasures with a lavishness which knows no limit, hanging, like the sun, a jewel on...
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A Retrospect of the Religious Life of England, Or, The Church, Puritanism ...

John James Tayler - 1845 - 616 pages
...distant; an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling; brooding over the abysses of Dem? ; wandering through infinitude, and summoning before...terror; a fancy of exuberance literally unexampled ; lor it pours its treasures with a lavishness which knows no limit, hanging, like the sun, a jewel...
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A Discourse of Matters Pertaining to Religion

Theodore Parker - 1846 - 418 pages
...combinations of things, and grasping the most distant ; an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or Hppalling, brooding over the abysses of being, wandering through...grass-blade, and sowing the earth at large with orient pearl. Hut deeper than all these lies humour, the ruling quality of RICHTER— as it were the central fire...
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The Worship of Genius: And, The Distinctive Character Or Essence of Christianity

Carl Ullmann - 1846 - 164 pages
...hidden combinations or things, and grasping the most distant; an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling, brooding over the abysses of being,...hanging, like the sun, a jewel on every grass-blade, Chapman, Brothers, 121, Newgate-street. THE CATHOLIC SERIES—(continued.) and sowing the earth at...
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The Destination of Man

Johann Gottlieb Fichte - 1846 - 166 pages
...grasping1 the most distant; an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling; brooding overthe abysses of Being; wandering through infinitude, and...hanging, like the sun, a jewel on every grass-blade, and sowing1 the earth at large with orient pearl. But deeper than all these lies Humour, the ruling quality...
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The destination of man, tr. by mrs. Percy Sinnett

Johann Gottlieb Fichte - 1846 - 166 pages
...combinations of things, and I grasping the most distant; an imagina1 tion vague, sombre, splendid, or appall-ing, brooding over the abysses of being,...lavishness which knows no limit, hanging, like the sun, a-jewel on every grass-blade, and sowing the earth at large with orient pearl. But deeper than all...
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The Miscellaneous Writings

Francis William Pitt Greenwood - 1846 - 436 pages
...and grasping the most distant; an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling, brooding orer the abysses of being, wandering through infinitude,...which knows no limit, hanging, like the sun, a jewel ou every grass-blade, Chapman, Brothers, 121, Newgate-street. 21 THE CATHOLIC SERIES — (continued.}...
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The destination of man, tr. by mrs. Percy Sinnett

Johann Gottlieb Fichte - 1846 - 166 pages
...hidden combinations of things, and grasping the most distant ; an imagination vaguej sombre, splendid, or appalling, brooding over the abysses of being,...treasures with a lavishness which knows no limit, gra-, large with orient pearl. But deeper than all these lies humour, the ruling quality of RICHTER—...
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Two Orations Against Taking Away Human Life Under Any Circumstances: And in ...

Thomas Cooper - 1846 - 96 pages
...hidden combinations of things, and grasping the most distant ; an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling, brooding over the abysses of being,...shapes of brilliancy, solemnity, or terror; a fancy ot exuberance literally unexampled, for it pours its treasures with a lavish ness which knows no limir,...
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Shakspeare's dramatic art: and his relation to Calderon and Goethe, tr. [by ...

Hermann Ulrici - 1846 - 596 pages
...hidden combinations of things, and grasping the most distant; an imagination vagne, sombre, splendid, or appalling, brooding over the abysses of being,...through infinitude, and summoning before us, in its aim religious light, shapes of brilliancy, solemnity, or terror; a fancy of exuberance literally unexampled,...
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