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" THE groves were God's first temples. Ere man learned To hew the shaft, and lay the architrave, And spread the roof above them — ere he framed The lofty vault, to gather and roll back The sound of anthems ; in the darkling wood, Amid the cool and silence,... "
Common-school Literature, English and American: With Several Hundred ... - Page 73
by James Willis Westlake - 1876 - 156 pages
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 36

1858 - 778 pages
...itself, each may be a fitting place for the holiwt worship. " The groves were God's first templet. Era man learned To hew the shaft, and lay the architrave,...back The sound of anthems ; in the darkling wood, Amidst the cool and silence he knelt down, And oflVr'd to the Mightiest solemn thank* And supplication."...
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The North American Review, Volume 22

1826 - 520 pages
...other. The ' Hymn ' is a rich offering of the fancy and heart. The following are the introductory lines. The groves were God's first temples. Ere man learned...architrave, And spread the roof above them, — ere he trained The lofty vault, to gather and roll back The sound of anthems ; in the darkling wood, Amidst...
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The United States Literary Gazette, Volume 2

1824 - 494 pages
...and houourable pride in having already done so much as we hav« done, i THE LAY MONK. POETRY. A HYMN. The groves were God's first temples. Ere man learned...back The sound of anthems ; in the darkling wood, Amidst the cool and silence, he knelt down And offered to the Mightiest, solemn thanks And supplication....
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The United States Literary Gazette, Volume 2

1825 - 574 pages
...and honourable pride in having already done so much as we have done. THE LAY MONK. POETRY. A HYMN. The groves were God's first temples. Ere man learned...spread the roof above them, — ere he framed The lolly vault, to gather and roll back The sound of anthems ; in the darkling wood, Amidst the cool and...
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The United States Literary Gazette, Volume 2

1825 - 492 pages
...and houourahle pride in having already done so much as we have done. THE LAY MONK. POETRY. A HYMN. The groves were God's first temples. Ere man learned...shaft, and lay the architrave, And spread the roof ahove them, — ere he framed The lofty vault, to gather and roll hack The sound of anthems ; in the...
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North-American Review and Miscellaneous Journal

1826 - 518 pages
...other. The ' Hymn ' is a rich offering of the fancy and heart. The following are the introductory lines. The groves were God's first temples. Ere man learned...back The sound of anthems ; in the darkling wood, Amidst the cool and silence, he knelt down And offered to the Mightiest, solemn thanks And supplication....
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The Christian Reformer, Or, New Evangelical Miscellany, Volume 12

1826 - 524 pages
...severity against an arch-heretic. Lastly, as it might A Hymn. [From the United States' Literary Gazette.] THE groves were God's first temples. Ere man learned...back The sound of anthems : in the darkling wood, Amidst the cool and silence, he knelt down And offered to the Mightiest, solemn thanks And supplication....
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Miscellaneous Poems Selected from the United States Literary Gazette

1826 - 192 pages
...stands forth unveiled with cloudless brow, On earth OWE SPIRIT or LIFE, in heaven OSE SUN. A HYMN. The groves were God's first temples. Ere man learned...to gather and roll back The sound of anthems ; in th e darkling wood, Amidst the cool and silence, he knelt down And offered to the Mightiest, solemn...
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Miscellaneous Poems Selected from the United States Literary Gazette

1826 - 192 pages
...the long sought for goal of truth is won, Nature stands forth unveiled with cloudless brow, A HYMN. The groves were God's first temples. Ere man learned...and lay the architrave, And spread the roof above them,—ere he framed The lofty vault, to gather and roll back The sound of anthems ; in th e darkling...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1829 - 290 pages
...God's fast Temples — A Hymn. — BRYANT. THE groves were God's first temples. Ere man learned fo hew the shaft, and lay the architrave, And spread...back The sound of anthems, — in the darkling wood, Amidst the cool and silence, he knelt, down And offered to the Mightiest solemn thanks And supplication....
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