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" The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome, Wrought in a sad sincerity: Himself from God he could not free; He builded better than he knew : The conscious stone to beauty grew. "
Additional Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons - Page 249
by Theodore Parker - 1855
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The Dial: A Magazine for Literature, Philosophy, and Religion, Volume 1

Margaret Fuller, Ralph Waldo Emerson, George Ripley - Transcendentalism (New England) - 1841
...Like the volcano's tongue of flame, Up from the burning core below, — The canticles of love and wo. The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome, Wrought in a sad sincerity. Himself from God he could not free; He builded better than he knew, The...
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The New Englander

Criticism - 1864
...the volcano's tongue of flame, Up from the burning core below, — The canticles of love and woe ; The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome, Wrought in sad sincerity; Himself from God ha could not free ; He buildi'd better than he knew ; —...
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Brownson's quarterly review

1845
...Like the volcano's tongue of flame, Up from the burning core below, — The canticles of love and woe. The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome, Wrought in a sad sincerity. Himself from God he could not free ; He builded better than he knew. The...
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The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany

Liberalism (Religion) - 1845
...that might be found; but they are the only ones we have at hand. The first is from " The Problem." " The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome, Wrought in a sad sincerity. Himself from God he could not free; He builded better than he knew, The...
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Brownson's Quarterly Review, Volume 2

Orestes Augustus Brownson - Christianity - 1845
...Like the volcano's tongue of flame, Up from the burning core below, — The canticles of love and woe. The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome, Wrought in a sad sincerity. Himself from God he could not free ; He builded better than he knew. The...
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Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1847 - 251 pages
...the volcano's tongue of flame, Up from the burning core below, — The canticles of love and woe ; The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome, Wrought in a sad sincerity ; Himself from God he could not free; He builded better than he knew ; —...
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Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1847 - 199 pages
...Like the volcano's tongue of flame, Up from the burning core below, The canticles of love and woe. The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Borne, Wrought in a sad sincerity, Himself from God he could not free ; He builded better than he knew,...
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The Church as it Was, as it Is, as it Ought to be: A Discourse Delivered at ...

James Freeman Clarke - Church history - 1848 - 36 pages
...had noble Cathedrals, every stone of which was carved with reverence, and laid with religious awe. " The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome, Wrought in a sad sincerity. Himself from God he could not free. He builded better than he knew ; The...
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The Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1849
...the volcano's tongue of flame, Up from the burning core below, — The canticles of love and woe ; The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome, Wrought in a sad sincerity ; Himself from God he could not free ; He builded better than he knew; —...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D ..., Volume 5

David Thomas
...came Like the volcano's tongue of flame Up from the burning core below, The canticles of love and woe. The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome, Wrought in a sad sincerity, Himself from God he could not free." (4.) Forms of society, embodying the...
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