Tag Archives: Hippolyte Taine

To Comfort All That Mourn

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening … Continue reading

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According to Thine Own Heart

O worthy Duke,You bid me seek redemption of the devil.Hear me yourself; for that which I must speakMust either punish me, not being believ’d,Or wring redress from you. Hear me, O hear me, hear! –Measure for Measure _____________ For God, … Continue reading

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The Vision of His Europe and His People

Could great men thunder   As Jove himself does, Jove would ne’er be quiet;For every pelting, petty officerWould use his heaven for thunder,Nothing but thunder. Merciful Heaven,Thou rather with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt,Splits the unwedgeable and gnarled oakThan the soft myrtle. … Continue reading

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