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Nations, like men, have their infancy.
Truth lies within a little and certain compass, but error is immense.
His youth was distinguished by all the tumult and storm of pleasures, in which he licentiously triumphed, disdaining all decorum. ...
There St. John mingles with my friendly bowl
The feast of reason and the flow of soul;
I had thought to observe on this carry when we crossed the dividing line between the Penobscot and St. John, but as my feet had ha ...
The Indian said that he had got his money by hunting, mostly high up the West Branch of the Penobscot, and toward the head of the ...
What art can paint or gild any object in afterlife with the glow which Nature gives to the first baubles of childhood. St. Peter's ...
Vivenza might be likened to St. John, feeding on locusts and wild honey, and with prophetic voice, crying to the nations from the ...
Awake, my St. John! leave all meaner things
To low ambition, and the pride of Kings.
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I know of only one mystical poem that is satisfactorily successful, The Obscure Night of the Soul, by St. John of the Cross. In th ...
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