It is impossible for the mind which is not totally destitute of piety, to behold the sublime, the awful, the amazing works of creation and providence — the heavens with their luminaries, the mountains, the ocean, the storm, the earthquake, the volcano, the circuit of the seasons, and the revolutions of empires — without marking in them all the mighty hand of God, and feeling strong emotions of reverence toward the Author of these stupendous works.
Of Consciousness, her awful Mate The soul cannot be rid As easy the secreting her Behind the Eyes of God.
Do not all charms fly At the mere touch of cold philosophy? There was an awful rainbow once in heaven: We know her woof, her texture; she isgiven In the dull catalogue of common things. Philosophy will clip an Angel's wings.john keats
"Goodness," I babbled, "but how awful for you. Not drinking, I mean. I mean, imagine getting up in the morning knowing that you're not going to feel any better all day".kyril bonfiglioli
Be awful nice to 'em goin' up, because you're gonna meet 'em all comin' down.jimmy durante
When the blessed Spirit, that bloweth where it listeth, visits you and stirs the plumage of the soul, seek no cowardly shelter from it, but fling yourself upon it, and, though its sweep be awful, you shall be sustained. Only do this, do all, not in presumptuous daring, but in divine submission; in dependence, not on any strength that can be spent, but on the ever-living stay of all that trust in Him.james martineau
For God's sake, bring me a large Scotch. What a bloody awful country.reginald maudling
There are more useful systems developed in languages deemed awful than in languages praised for being beautiful--many more.bjarne stroustrup
The last speech, the motive-hunting of a motiveless malignity how awful!Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Immortals is without doubt the best-looking awful movie you will ever see. Eiko Ishioka's costume designs alone deserve an Oscar nomination. "They weren't at all historically accurate," grumbled a woman in the elevator after the sneak preview, as if lots of documentation exists about the wardrobes of the gods. She added: "I guess that's what we deserve for using free tickets we got at a Blackhawks game."roger ebert
It's an unfair position, so you can do one of two things: just shut up, which is something I don't find easy, or just learn an awful lot very fast, which is what I tried to do.jane fonda
Any thing awful makes me laugh. I misbehaved once at a funeral.Charles Lamb
A few years' experience will convince us that those things which at the time they happened we regarded as our greatest misfortunes have proved our greatest blessings. Of this awful truth no person has lived to my age without seeing abundant proof. Your dear baby has died innocent and blameless, and has been called away by an all wise and merciful Creator, most probably from a life of misery and misfortune, and most certainly to one of happiness and bliss.george mason
Death is an endless night so awful to contemplate that it can make us love life and value it with such passion that it may be the ultimate cause of all joy and all art.paul theroux
I once broke up with a boy because he wrote me an awful poem.Karen Joy Fowler
The reader might reflect that an awful lot of supposing has to take place in order for the quantity theory of money to be true.
I have seen that Man moves over with each new generation into a bigger body, more awful, more reverent and more free than he has had before.
Presume to lay their hand upon the ark Of her magnificent and awful cause.william cowper
Within that awful volume lies The mystery of mysteries!walter scott
Abashed the Devil stood, And felt how awful goodness is, and saw Virtue in her own shape how lovely; saw And pined his loss.john milton
A single experience of this awful convulsion of the elements suffices to fasten the memory of its occurrence upon the mind with such a dreadful force that no effort can efface the remembrance of it. The destructive violence of this storm exceeds in its power, fierceness, and grandeur all other phenomena of the atmosphere.
Nor myrtle which means chiefly love: and love Is something awful which one dare not touch So early o' mornings.
Babylon in all its desolation is a sight not so awful as that of the human mind in ruins.
The awful RowingToward God.