summary College, a Power in Civilization, to Be Used for Christ, Vol. 1 , series College, a Power in Civilization, to Be Used for Christ, Vol. 1 , book College, a Power in Civilization, to Be Used for Christ, Vol. 1 , pdf College, a Power in Civilization, to Be Used for Christ, Vol. 1 , College, a Power in Civilization, to Be Used for Christ, Vol. 1 b7f1c67f78 Excerpt From College, A Power In Civilization, To Be Used For Christ, Vol 1 A Discourse Before The Society For The Promotion Of Collegiate And Theological Education At The West, Delivered In High Street Church, Providence, R I., October 30, 1855 Thy Two Breasts, Are Like Two Young Roes That Are Twins, Which Feed Among The Lilies Until The Day Break Or, Rather, Until It Breathe, With The First Pulsation Of Morning Light And The Shadows Flee Away, I Will Get Me To The Mountain Of Myrrh, And To The Hill Of Frankincense Thou Art All Fair, My Love There Is No Spot In Thee No One, Certainly, Will Question The Beauty Of This Passage From The Sacred Idyl It Greets Us With The Freshness Of Morning Land Upon It Spice Winds And Balm Imbue The Words The Tremulous Shafts Of The Eastern Dawn Are Hardly Clear And Pure From Taint, Than Are These Lines From The Touch Of Artificial Or Meretricious Ornament Through Them, Rather, We Meet The Shepherd Soul, Still Fresh And Strong In The Midst Of All The Shows Of Station, Imbued Essentially With The Love Of Nature And The Sense Of Its Charms, Walking Forth In Symmetric And Undebased Beauty, To Utter Its Thought In Happy Song No Passage Of The Earlier Poetry Of Any Land Breathes A Sweeter Aroma Of Nature Throughout It And None Deftly, With An Intuitive Grace That Outruns Art And Mocks Imitation, Selects The Most Picturesque Forms And Types To Set Forth Its Object The Poet Must Always Accept It As A Triumph, Not Of Practice But Of Genius, Not Of Artifice But Of Nature, In His Domain While The Christian Believer, Finding In It The Devout Ascription To The Lord Of Love For His Church, Which He Was Wont To Meet For Communion On The Summits Of Jerusalem, The Very Mountain Of Myrrh And The Hill Of Frankincense, Will Recognize The Spiritual Meaning Which Consecrates It, And Will Admire The Wisdom Which Has Preserved It For Us The Church Walks Here An Eastern Maiden, Pure As The Morning, Serene As Evening, Beloved With Than Lover S Tenderness By Him Who Is Her Lord, With No Spot On Her, All Fair And Noble And It Belongs To Us, To All Who Honor And Love The Church, To Make Her Now What He Foresaw Her, Who Wrote Of Her Before Christ Came The Harlot Of The Apocalypse, Beside This Maidenly Bride And Queen Of The Earlier Vision, Has A Dreadful And Lurid Significance In Its Symbol, Which History, Alas, But Too Faithfully Interprets But It Is Not So Much My Purpose To Dwell Upon This Description Which, Indeed, Neither Asks Nor Would Suffer Much Commentary Of Mine As To Take The One Object Which The Text Brings Before Us, And To Consider It In Its Meaning, As Representative Of That Which Now Exists Thy Neck Is Like The Tower Of David, Builded For An Armory, Wheron There Hang A Thousand Bucklers, All Shields Of Mighty Men About The Publisher Forgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.com This Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.