The Mystic Quest: A Tale of Two Incarnations

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G. Allen, 1891 - 215 pages
 

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Page 35 - The moon shines bright : In such a night as this, When the sweet wind did gently kiss the trees, And they did make no noise ; in such a night, Troilus, methinks, mounted the Trojan walls, And sigh'd his soul toward the Grecian tents, Where Cressid lay that night.
Page 122 - Yet some there be that by due steps aspire To lay their just hands on that golden key That opes the palace of eternity.
Page 206 - And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write ; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars ; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.
Page 82 - Know of a truth that only the Time-shadows have perished, or are perishable; that the real Being of whatever was, and whatever is, and whatever will be, is even now and forever.
Page 69 - The curtains of Yesterday drop down, the curtains of To-morrow roll up; but Yesterday and To-morrow both are. Pierce through the Time-Element, glance into the Eternal.
Page 84 - Throughout this varied and eternal world Soul is the only element, the block That for uncounted ages has remained. The moveless pillar of a mountain's weight Is active living spirit.
Page 164 - I am owner of the sphere, Of the seven stars and the solar year, Of Caesar's hand, and Plato's brain, Of Lord Christ's heart, and Shakespeare's strain.
Page 181 - It will not be contemned of any one ; Who thwarts it loses, and who serves it gains ; The hidden good it pays with peace and bliss, The hidden ill with pains.
Page 39 - The Future hides in it Gladness and sorrow ; We press still thorow, Nought that abides in it Daunting us, onward.
Page 44 - And therefore as a stranger give it welcome. There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

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