Out burdens are here, our road is before us, and the longing for goodness and happiness is the guide that leads us through many troubles and mistakes to the peace which is a true Celestial
It was his custom, too, as it has been that of many other pious Puritans, to fast -- not however, like them, in order to purify the body, and render it the fitter medium of celestial
illumination -- but rigorously, and until his knees trembled beneath him, as an act of penance.
Maybe I understood because I saw her in that early hour of the morning when even the stony Memnon sings, in that mystical light of the young day when divine exiled things, condemned to rough bondage through the noon, are for a short magical hour their own celestial
selves, their unearthly glory as yet unhidden by any earthly disguise.
Is this the Region, this the Soil, the Clime, Said then the lost Arch Angel, this the seat That we must change for Heav'n, this mournful gloom For that celestial
Golbasto Momarem Evlame Gurdilo Shefin Mully Ully Gue, most mighty Emperor of Lilliput, delight and terror of the universe, whose dominions extend five thousand BLUSTRUGS (about twelve miles in circumference) to the extremities of the globe; monarch of all monarchs, taller than the sons of men; whose feet press down to the centre, and whose head strikes against the sun; at whose nod the princes of the earth shake their knees; pleasant as the spring, comfortable as the summer, fruitful as autumn, dreadful as winter: his most sublime majesty proposes to the man-mountain, lately arrived at our celestial
dominions, the following articles, which, by a solemn oath, he shall be obliged to perform:--
Then their ears suddenly perceive celestial
harmonies, a divine voice, which they remember all their lives.
IN PARTICULAR This Work Is Dedicated By A Humble Native Of Flatland In the Hope that Even as he was Initiated into the Mysteries OF THREE DIMENSIONS Having been previously conversant With ONLY TWO So the Citizens of that Celestial
Region May aspire yet higher and higher To the Secrets of FOUR FIVE or EVEN SIX Dimensions Thereby contributing To the Enlargement of THE IMAGINATION And the possible Development Of that most and excellent GIFT of MODESTY Among the Superior Races Of SOLID HUMANITY
Her ebony brows have the form and charm of the bow of Kama, the god of love, and beneath her long silken lashes the purest reflections and a celestial
light swim, as in the sacred lakes of Himalaya, in the black pupils of her great clear eyes.
A thing of stone beside Lake Kouen-ming Has for a thousand autumns borne the name Of the Celestial
What appears to you to emanate from a celestial
source, seems to me to proceed from one far less pure.
It was a tender and heart-dissolving prayer, full of sorrow, yet so imbued with celestial
hopes, that the music of a heavenly harp, swept by the fingers of the dead, seemed faintly to be heard among the saddest accents of the minister.
There is no impiety in believing that, when his long life was over, the apostle of the Indians was welcomed to the celestial
abodes by the prophets of ancient days and by those earliest apostles and evangelists who had drawn their inspiration from the immediate presence of the Saviour.