Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

The Nemesis of Faith

James Anthony Froude - 1849 - 294 pages
...bidden combinations ox things* and grasping the most distant; an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling, brooding over the abysses of being,...literally unexampled, for it . pours its treasures with a lavish ness which knows no limit, hanging, like the sun, a jewel on every grass-blade. and sowing the...
Full view - About this book

The Nemesis of Faith

James Anthony Froude - 1849 - 280 pages
...splendid, best interests of the country." — TaiPs or appalling, brooding- over the abysses | Magazine. of being, wandering through infinitude, and summoning...literally unexampled, for it pours its treasures with a lavislmess which knows no limit, hanging, like the sun, a jewel on every grass-blade, Apart from the...
Full view - About this book

Letters of William Von Humboldt to a Female Friend: A Complete Edition, Volume 2

Wilhelm Freiherr von Humboldt - 1849 - 306 pages
...the most distant ; an i sombre, splendid, or ap over the abysses of nation vague, lling, brooding ng, wandering through infinitude, and summoning before...literally unexampled, for it pours its treasures with a lavish ness which knows no limit, hanging, like the tun, a jewel on every grass-blade, and sowing the...
Full view - About this book

Religious Scepticism and Infidelity: Their History, Cause, Cure and Mission

John Alfred Langford - 1850 - 284 pages
...hidden combinations of things, and grasping the most distant; an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling, brooding over the abysses of being,...grass-blade, and sowing the earth at large with orient pearls. But deeper than all these lies humour, the ruling quality of RICHTER— as it were the central...
Full view - About this book

God in Christ, 3 discourses, with a preliminary dissertation on language

Horace Bushnell - 1850 - 370 pages
...hidden combinations of things, and grasping the most distant; an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling, brooding over the abysses of being,...grass-blade, and sowing the earth at large with orient pearls. But deeper than all these lies humour, the ruling quality of RICHTER—as it were the central...
Full view - About this book

Representative Men: Seven Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 270 pages
...hidden combinations of tilings, 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, j and sowing the earth at large with orient pearls. But deeper than all these lies -humour, the ruling...
Full view - About this book

Historical Analysis of Christian Civilisation

Louis Raymond Véricour - 1850 - 556 pages
...ruling quality or appalling, brooding' over the abysses j of RICHTER — as it were the central fire of being, wandering through infinitude, and summoning...literally unexampled, for it pours its treasures with a lavishnese which knows no limit, hanging, like the sun, a jewel on every grass-blade, and sowing the...
Full view - About this book

Local self-government and centralization

Joshua Toulmin Smith - 1851 - 456 pages
...hidden combinations of things, and grasping the most distant ; an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling, brooding over the abysses of being,...grass-blade, and sowing the earth at large with orient pearls. But deeper than all these lies humour, the ruling quality of liant fantasy, turned to a high...
Full view - About this book

Lectures on Political Economy

Francis William Newman - 1851 - 378 pages
...; an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling, brooding over the abysses otbeing.wandenng through infinitude, and summoning before us, in its...grass-blade, and sowing the earth at large with orient pearls. But deeper than all these lies humour, the ruling quality of Richter— as it were the central...
Full view - About this book

Letters on the Laws of Man's Nature and Development

Henry George Atkinson, Harriet Martineau - 1851 - 430 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 of exube__ „. — „_ ranee literally unexampled, pours its treasures with a lavishness which kno\._...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF