Whence comes solace? Not from seeing, What is doing, suffering, being; Not from noting Life’s conditions, Not from heeding Time’s monitions; But in cleaving to the Dream And in gazing at the Gleam Whereby gray things golden seem.
Then, cleaving the grass, gazelles appear (The gentler dolphins of kindlier waves).
It was from out the rind of one apple tasted, that the knowledge of good and evil, as two twins cleaving together, leaped forth into the world.john milton
That is faith, cleaving to Christ, twining round Him with all the tendrils of our heart, as the vine does round its support.alexander maclaren
Then, cleaving the grass, gazelles appear(The gentler dolphins of kindlier waves)With sensitive heads alert of ear;Frail crowds that a delicate hearing saves.thomas sturge moore
When hosts of foes with foes engage, And round th' anointed hero rage, The cleaving fauchion I misguide, And turn the feather'd shaft aside.joseph addison
I'm proof against that word failure. I've seen behind it. The only failure a man ought to fear is failure of cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best.george eliot
The light dove, cleaving the air in her free flight, and feeling its resistance, might imagine that its flight would be still easier in empty space.Immanuel Kant
One swallow does not make a summer, but one skein of geese, cleaving the murk of a March thaw, is the spring.aldo leopold
While the agent of renovation is the Divine Spirit, and the condition of renovation is our cleaving to Christ, the medium of renovation and the weapon which the transforming grace employs is " the word of the truth of the gospel," whereby we are sanctified.
They convey a certain reverence for the higher, a respect for the contemplative life , understood as contemplation of God and the peak of devotion, and a cleaving to eternal beings that mitigates absorption in the merely pressing or current.
Then, cleaving the grass, gazelles appear (The gentler dolphins of kindlier waves) With sensitive heads alert of ear; Frail crowds that a delicate hearing saves.