Ralph Waldo Emerson

(1803 - 1882 / Boston / United States)

Spiritual Laws - Poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson

The living Heaven thy prayers respect,
House at once and architect,
Quarrying man's rejected hours,
Builds therewith eternal towers;
Sole and self-commanded works,
Fears not undermining days,
Grows by decays,
And, by the famous might that lurks
In reaction and recoil,
Makes flame to freeze and ice to boil;
Forging, through swart arms of Offence,
The silver seat of Innocence.


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  • Rookie - 59 Points Brian Jani (7/12/2014 9:47:00 AM)

    this is an amazing idea and Topic to write about.brilliant work here (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 6, 2010



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