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" ... confidence in the surpassing interest of his theme which has rendered him indifferent to any but its simplest setting forth. It is as though, building an altar to the living God, he would observe the Levitical precept, and rear it of unhewn stones,... "
Sacred Latin Poetry: Chiefly Lyrical, Selected and Arranged for Use - Page 86
edited by - 1864 - 336 pages
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The Ecclesiologist

Ecclesiological society - 1851
...would rear it of unhewn stone, upon which no tool had been lifted. The great objects of faith in]their simplest expression are felt by him so sufficient...them in moving language, were merely superfluous. And suitably did the faith which was in actual conflict with, and was just triumphing over, the power...
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Thesaurus hymnologicus: ...

Hermann Adalbert Daniel - 1855
...been more instinctive than conscious, wisdom of the poet in choosing it; or to appreciate that noble confidence in the surpassing interest of his theme,...represt, a fire burning inwardly, the glow of' an austere enthuDaniel, Thes. Hymn. IV. ] nihil invenio quod ad hymnum pertinere possit: contra conf. IX, 12 '...
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Thesaurus hymnologicus sive Hymnorum: canticorum, sequentiarum ..., Volumes 3-4

Hermann Adalbert Daniel - 1855 - 706 pages
...been more instinctive than conscious, wisdom of the poet in choosing it; or to appreciate that noble confidence in the surpassing interest of his theme,...represt, a fire burning inwardly, the glow of an austere enthuDaniel, Thes. Hymn. IV. J nihil invenio quod ad hymnum pertinere possit: contra conf. IX, 12 apertissima...
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Thesaurus hymnologicus sive hymnorum canticorum sequentiarum, Volume 4

Hermann Adalbert Daniel - 1855
...been more instinctive than conscious, wisdom of the poet in choosing it; or to appreciate that noble confidence in the surpassing interest of his theme,...represt, a fire burning inwardly, the glow of an austere enthüllend. Thes. Hymn. IV. } nihil invenio quod ad hymnum pertinere possit: contra conf. IX, 12 apertissima...
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The Christian Witness and Congregational Magazine, Volume 1

1865
...profound, though perhaps unconscious, wisdom of the poet in choosing it. "It is as though, building Jan altar to the living God, he would observe the Levitical...them in moving language, were merely superfluous." And though in these hymns there may be no softness, perhaps little tenderness, in place of these there...
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Monthly Packet, Volume 11

1871
...precept, and rear it of unhewn stones, upon which no tool had been lifted. The great objects of faith are felt by him so sufficient to stir all the deepest...The passion is there, but it is latent and represt — o fire burning inwardly, the glow of an austere enthusiasm, which reveals itself indeed, but not...
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St. Ambrose: His Life, Times, and Teaching

Robinson Thornton - 1879 - 250 pages
...been more instinctive than conscious, wisdom of the poet in choosing it, or to appreciate that noble confidence in the surpassing interest of his theme...superfluous. The passion is there, but it is latent and repressed, a fire burning inwardly, the glow of an austere enthusiasm, which reveals itself, indeed,...
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History of the Christian Church, Volume 1

Henry Clay Sheldon - 1894
...Church hymns and psalms should be sung, lest the people should pine away in the tediousness of sorrow." has rendered him indifferent to any but its simplest...dress them up, to array them in moving language, were simply superfluous. The passion is there, but it is latent and repressed, a fire burning inwardty,...
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The Hymns of the Dominican Missal and Breviary

Catholic Church - 1943 - 716 pages
...trained theologians; hence he deliberately clothed the highest of doctrine in the plainest of raiment. "The great objects of faith in their simplest expression...them in moving language, were merely superfluous" (Trench, Sacred Latin Poetry, p. 88). During the brief but vital siege of Holy Week in 385, when the...
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