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" Some kinder casuists are pleased to say, In nameless print — that I have no devotion ; But set those persons down with me to pray, And you shall see who has the properest notion Of getting into heaven the shortest way; My altars are the mountains and... "
Don Juan. Cantos i. to v. [by lord Byron]. - Page 146
by George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1823
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Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature ...

Georg Morris Cohen Brandes - 1905 - 392 pages
...casuists are pleased to say, In nameless print— that I have no devotion ; My altars are the mountain and the ocean, Earth, air, stars, all that springs...Whole, Who hath produced, and will receive the soul." But, unfortunately, natural religion of this kind was not in accordance with theological ritual. Like...
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Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineer's Monthly Journal, Volume 39

1905 - 1166 pages
...language of Byron : " Set those people down with me to pray. And we will see who has the properes! notion Of getting into heaven the shortest way. My altars are the mountains and the ocean. Barth, air, stars ; all that sprung from the great whole Who hath produced and will receive the soul."...
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The Masterpieces and the History of Literature: Analysis ..., Volume 3

Julian Hawthorne - 1906 - 454 pages
...versified by Dryden in his "Theodore and Honoria." Byron recalls both versions in the following stanzas. "Sweet hour of twilight !— In the solitude Of the pine forest, and the silent shore f Which bounds Ravenna's immemorial wood, Rooted where once the Adrian wave flowed o'er, To where the...
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Das Naturgefühl in Lord Byrons Dichtungen

Artur Schölkopf - 1909 - 46 pages
...Seele als ein Teil des Naturganzen in ihm ihren Ursprung hat, wird sie auch dorthin zurückkehren: My altars are the mountains and the ocean, Earth,...Whole, Who hath produced, and will receive the soul. (Don Juan) Da der Verkehr mit der Gesellschaft die Menschen von diesem Gefühl des Verbundenseins mit...
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Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - 1910 - 776 pages
...no devotion; But set those persons down with me to pray, i» Shakespeare : Sonnet 111. And you shall ritest thou?" — The vision raised its head. And,...Aliou. "Nay, not so," Replied the angel. Abou spoke 105 Sweet hour of twilight! — in the solitude Of the pine forest, and the silent shore Which bounds...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets: Based Upon Bohn ...

Henry George Bohn - 1911 - 784 pages
...nameless print, that I have no devotion ; But set those persons down with me to pray, And you shall see who has the properest notion Of getting into heaven...mountains and the ocean, Earth, air, stars, — all that spring from the great Whole, Who hath produced, and will receive the soul. 3467 Byron : Don Juan. Canto...
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Adventures in Life and Letters

Michael Monahan - 1911 - 386 pages
...nameless print, that I have no devotion, But set those persons down with me to pray, And you shall see who has the properest notion Of getting into heaven the shortest way. People who cherish a religion of words, words, words, find it easy in their uncharitableness to call...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn, Anna Lydia Ward - 1911 - 784 pages
...the shortest way ; My altars are the mountains and the ocean, Earth, air, stars, — all that spring from the great Whole, Who hath produced, and will receive the soul. 3467 Byron : Don Juan. Canto iii. Line 104 The rain comes when the wind calls ; The river knows the...
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Representative passages from English literature, chosen and arranged by W.H ...

William Henry Hudson - 1914 - 362 pages
...nameless print — that I have no devotion ; But set those persons down with me to pray, And you shall see who has the properest notion Of getting into heaven...whole Who hath produced, and will receive the soul. Sweet hour of twilight ! — in the solitude Of the pine forest, and the silent shore Which bounds...
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The Spirit of Democracy in Byron ...

Cora Helen McGuire - 1914 - 196 pages
...nameless print — that I have no devotion; But set those persons down with me to pray, And you shall see who has the properest notion Of getting into heaven the shortest way; !.!y altars are the mountains and the ocean, Earth, air, stars, --all that springs from the great Whole,...
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