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" Distinguished link in being's endless chain! Midway from nothing to the Deity! A beam ethereal, sullied and absorpt! Though sullied and dishonoured, still divine! Dim miniature of greatness absolute! An heir of glory ! a frail child of dust: Helpless... "
The Age of Pope (1700-1744) - Page 82
by John Dennis - 1906 - 260 pages
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The Sacred History of the World: As Displayed in the Creation and Subsequent ...

Sharon Turner - 1832 - 421 pages
...to the Deity! 4.' beam ethereal, sullied and absorpt ! Though sullied and dishonored, still divine ! Dim miniature of greatness absolute ! An heir of glory'! a frail child of durt! A worm! a god!1? - • - ... JVtfciW Irt. . 'God. Creation is a peculiar representation to us,...
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The Religious Magazine, Volume 1

1833
...solved ; and nowhere are these mysterious contrasts more strikingly observable, than in man himself: " Dim miniature of greatness absolute ! An heir of glory...Helpless immortal ! insect infinite ! A worm ! a god ! " Few more interesting subjects of thought could be found, than those which would be suggested by...
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Man, as Known to Us Theologically and Geologically

Edward Nares - 1834 - 255 pages
...to the Deity ! A beam ethereal, sully'd and absorpt; Though sully'd and dishonour'd, still divine; Dim miniature of greatness absolute! An heir of glory...— at home a stranger, Thought wanders up and down, surpris'd, aghast, And wond'ring at her own—how reason reels! O what a miracle to man, is man! Triumphantly...
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The Poetical Works of Edward Young, Volume 1

Edward Young - 1834 - 334 pages
...the deity ! A beam gthereal, sullied, and absorpt ! Tho' sullied, and dishonour')!, still divine ! Dim miniature of greatness absolute ! An heir of glory...! at home a stranger, Thought wanders up and down, surpris'd, aghast, And wond'ring at her own : how reason reels ! O what a miracle to man is man, Triumphantly...
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The Poetry of Life, Volume 2

Sarah Stickney Ellis - 1835
...less happy. "A beam ethereal, sullied, and absorb'd! Though sullied and dishonour'd, still divine ! Dim miniature of greatness absolute! An heir of glory!...god! I tremble at myself, And in myself am lost." One instance more, and we turn to passages of ? different character. " Lorenzo, blush at terror for...
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The Educational Magazine, Volume 2

1835
...the beast : thus, poor and rich, abject and august, full of contradictions, powerful and impotent ; " Dim miniature of greatness absolute — An heir of glory, a frail child of dust." Such is man ; and such will he ever be, while he is only great intellectually, it is therefore the...
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The Poetry of Life, Volume 2

Sarah Stickney Ellis - 1835
...happy. " A beam ethereal, sullied, and absorb'd ! " Though sullied and dishonour'd, still divine ! " Dim miniature of greatness absolute ! " An heir of glory ! a frail child of dust 1 " Helpless immortal I insect infinite 1 " A worm ! a god ! I tremble at myself, " And in myself am...
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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1837 - 293 pages
...to the Deity! A beam ethereal, sullied and absorb'd! Though sullied, and dishonour'd, still divine! Dim miniature of greatness absolute! An heir of glory!...immortal! insect infinite! A worm! a god! I tremble at my sell', And in myself am lost! At home a stranger, Thought wanders up and down, surprised, aghast,...
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Ward's miscellany (and family magazine)., Volume 1

1837
...dishonour'*!, still divine ! Dim miniature of grealnes» absolute! An heir of glory ! a frail child of chut! Helpless immortal ! insect infinite! A worm ! a god ! I tremble at myself, And in myself am lost." It is always necessary to distinguish between the endowments of an intellectual elevation and the characteristics...
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The Sacred History of the World: As Displayed in the Creation and ..., Volume 1

Sharon Turner - 1833
...nothing, to the Deity ! A beam ethereal, sully'd and absorpt ! Tho sully'd and dishonor'd, still divine ! Dim miniature of greatness absolute ! An heir of glory ! a frail child of dust ! A worm ! a god ! ' - - LETTER At present, the general habit is rather deterioration > — 1^-i —...
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