He guides me and the bird. In His good time!
Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)
Contributed by: Zaady
God's in his heaven: All's right with the world.
Source: Pippa Passes. Part i. (excerpt)
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven for?
Source: Andrea del Sarto
Be sure that God Ne'er dooms to waste the strength he deigns impart.
Source: Paracelsus. Part i.
That we devote ourselves to God, is seen In living just as though no God there were.
We shall march prospering,-not thro' his presence; Songs may inspirit us,-not from his lyre; Deeds will be done,-while he boasts his quiescence, Still bidding crouch whom the rest bade aspire.
Lofty designs must close in like effects.
Source: A Grammarian's Funeral.
Are there not, dear Michael, Two points in the adventure of the diver,- One, when a beggar he prepares to plunge; One, when a prince he rises with his pearl? Festus, I plunge.
In the morning of the world, When earth was nigher heaven than now.
Source: Pippa Passes. Part iii.
Was never evening yet But seemed far beautifuller than its day.
Source: The Ring and the Book. Pompilia. Line 357.
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