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" THE world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out, like shining from shook foil; It gathers to a greatness, like the ooze of oil Crushed. Why do men then now not reck his rod? Generations have trod, have trod, have trod; And all is seared... "
Speak What We Feel: Not What We Ought to Say - Page 31
by Frederick Buechner - 2009 - 176 pages
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Lyra Sacra: A Book of Religious Verse

1903 - 381 pages
...trod, have trod, have trod ; And all is seared with trade ; bleared, smeared with toil ; And bears man's smudge, and shares man's smell ; the soil Is bare now, nor can foot feel being shod. And for all this, nature is never spent ; There lives the dearest freshness deep down things ; And...
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A Manual of Spiritual Fortification

1910 - 295 pages
...feast begun, And lily-coloured clothes provide Your spouse, not laboured-at, nor spun. GOD'S GRANDEUR The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It...rod? Generations have trod, have trod, have trod; All is seared with trade; bleared, smeared with toil; And bears man's smudge, and shares man's smell;...
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Poetry

Harriet Monroe - 1914
...bibliography indeed for a genuinely inspired poet, the most scrupulous word-artist of the nineteenth century ! The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out like shining from shook foil. These opening lines of a sonnet illustrate clearly Gerard Hopkins' spirit and method. Like that other...
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A Manual of Mystic Verse: Being a Choice of Meditative and Mystic Poems

Louise Collier Willcox - 1917 - 295 pages
...feast begun, And lily-coloured clothes provide Your spouse, not laboured-at, nor spun. GOD'S GRANDEUR The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It...rod? Generations have trod, have trod, have trod; All is seared with trade; bleared, smeared with toil; And bears man's smudge, and shares man's smell;...
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The Hills of Contemplation: Throughts for Contemplation for Every Day of the ...

Fiona McKay - 1917 - 452 pages
...with which we obey the impressions of the Spirit of God, for without Him we can do nothing. Fenelon. Generations have trod, have trod, have trod ; And...seared with trade; bleared, smeared with toil, And bears man's smudge, and shares man's smell; the soil Is bare now, nor can foot feel being shod. And...
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A Manual of Mystic Verse: Being a Choice of Meditative and Mystic Poems

Louise Collier Willcox - 1917 - 295 pages
...Generations have trod, have trod, have trod; All is seared with trade; bleared, smeared with toil; And bears man's smudge, and shares man's smell; the soil Is bare now, nor can foot feel being shod. And for all this, nature is never spent; There lives the dearest freshness deep down things ; And though...
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The Circus: And Other Essays and Fugitive Pieces

Joyce Kilmer - 1921 - 299 pages
...indeed for a genuinely inspired poet, the most scrupulous wordartist of the nineteenth century 1 [180] The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out like shining from shook foil. These opening lines of a sonnet illustrate clearly Gerard Hopkins' spirit and method. Like that other...
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The New Poetry: An Anthology of Twentieth-century Verse in English, Volume 1

Harriet Monroe, Alice Corbin Henderson - 1923 - 640 pages
...beautiful sonnet, God's Grandeur: xlviii INTRODUCTION TO THE PRESENT EDITION The world is charged with grandeur of God. It will flame out, like shining from...the soil Is bare now, nor can foot feel, being shod. And, for all this, nature is never spent There lives the dearest freshness deep down things; And...
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The New Poetry: An Anthology of Twentieth-century Verse in English, Volume 1

Harriet Monroe, Alice Corbin Henderson - 1923 - 640 pages
...beautiful sonnet, God's Grandeur: xlviii INTRODUCTION TO THE PRESENT EDITION The world is charged with grandeur of God. It will flame out, like shining from...the soil Is bare now, nor can foot feel, being shod. And, for all this, nature is never spent There lives the dearest freshness deep down things; And...
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Drawn Into the Mystery of Jesus Through the Gospel of John

Jean Vanier - 2004 - 360 pages
...insects and hidden plants, all intertwined in one glorious whole. As Gerard Manley Hopkins writes, The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out, like shining from shook foil. Men, women and children in the beauty of their being all reveal the power and greamess of the Word....
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