URIEL, for thou of those seav'n Spirits that stand In sight of God's high Throne, gloriously bright, The first art wont his great authentic will Interpreter through highest Heav'n to bring, Where all his Sons thy Embassie attend; And here art likeliest by supream decree Like honour to obtain, and as his Eye To visit oft this new Creation round; Unspeakable desire to see, and know All these his wondrous
works, but chiefly Man, His chief delight and favour, him for whom All these his works so wondrous
he ordaind, Hath brought me from the Quires of Cherubim Alone thus wandring.
There was a King of Liang* -- a king of wondrous
might -- Who kept an open palace, where music charmed the night --
They had come thither, not as friends nor partners in the enterprise, but each, save one youthful pair, impelled by his own selfish and solitary longing for this wondrous
Retracing his steps, however, the wondrous
features would again be seen; and the farther he withdrew from them, the more like a human face, with all its original divinity intact, did they appear; until, as it grew dim in the distance, with the clouds and glorified vapor of the mountains clustering about it, the Great Stone Face seemed positively to be alive.
Then the man in the tree answered, 'Lift up thine eyes, for behold here I sit in the sack of wisdom; here have I, in a short time, learned great and wondrous
Holy Hekkador of the Holy Therns," the jeddak was saying, "shower thy blessings upon Dotar Sojat, the valorous stranger from distant Hastor, whose wondrous
heroism and marvelous ferocity saved the day for Kaol yesterday.
Also, he was anxious to return to the cabin and continue his investigations of its wondrous
Night's heart is full of pity for us: she cannot ease our aching; she takes our hand in hers, and the little world grows very small and very far away beneath us, and, borne on her dark wings, we pass for a moment into a mightier Presence than her own, and in the wondrous
light of that great Presence, all human life lies like a book before us, and we know that Pain and Sorrow are but the angels of God.
Did he not have enough to think about to keep the gardens so that his royal master and mistress might find pleasure in the shaded walks, the well-kept sward, and the gorgeous beds of foliage plants and blooming flowers which he set with such wondrous
precision in the formal garden?
This, however, I know, that my wife is come of a very sainted race, whom God hath in His wisdom endowed with wondrous
powers, so that Tiphaine Raquenel was known throughout Brittany ere ever I first saw her at Dinan.
They had the most wondrous
shapes; some looked like large ugly porcupines; others like snakes knotted together, with their heads sticking out; and others, again, like small fat bears, with the hair standing on end: all were of dazzling whiteness--all were living snow-flakes.
Clerval eagerly desired to accept this invitation, and I, although I abhorred society, wished to view again mountains and streams and all the wondrous
works with which Nature adorns her chosen dwelling-places.