The energy -- or say, rather, the inspiration
which had held him up, until he should have delivered the sacred message that had brought its own strength along with it from heaven -- was withdrawn, now that it had so faithfully performed its office.
I had left her meanwhile in little doubt of my small hope of representing with success even to her actual sympathy my sense of the real splendor of the little inspiration
with which, after I had got him into the house, the boy met my final articulate challenge.
The light shines only on a small space around her; therefore, she needs must yearn towards the unknown; and the voices and shadowy movings which come to her from out the cloudy pillar of inspiration
have each one echoes and answers in her own expecting nature.
Under the inspiration
of her soaring complacency the departed graces of her earlier days returned to her, and her bearing took to itself a dignity and state that might have passed for queenly if her surroundings had been a little more in keeping with it.
At this dark and hopeless moment an inspiration
burst upon him
I did have one more inspiration
," said Rebecca when they were dressing next morning, "but I didn't wake you.
One morning when the rain streamed down unceasingly and Colin was beginning to feel a little restive, as he was obliged to remain on his sofa because it was not safe to get up and walk about, Mary had an inspiration
Well, then, some lady must have stayed here once," I retorted, with a sudden inspiration
, "and left them behind--"
It was poetry that inculcated laws and maxims; it was by the harmony of its lines that traditions were handed down at a time when memory had to supply the place of writing; and it was the first language of wisdom and of inspiration
There is no impiety in believing that, when his long life was over, the apostle of the Indians was welcomed to the celestial abodes by the prophets of ancient days and by those earliest apostles and evangelists who had drawn their inspiration
from the immediate presence of the Saviour.
But there is something beyond - a higher point, a subtle and unmistakable touch of love and pride beyond mere skill; almost an inspiration
which gives to all work that finish which is almost art - which IS art.
This resolve revived some hope in the hearts of these two men; they felt strong in the same inspiration