Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.
Farewell (sweet Cooke-ham) where I first obtained Grace from that Grace where perfect Grace remained; And where the muses gave their full consent, I should have power the virtuous to content; Where princely palace willed me to indite, The sacred story of the soul's delight.Aemilia Lanyer
Grace has been defined, the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul .
Though both Not equal, as their sex not equal seemed; For contemplation he and valour formed, For softness she and sweet attractive Grace, He for God only, she for God in him.john milton
It’s nothing to be born ugly. Sensibly, the ugly woman comes to terms with her ugliness and exploits it as a Grace of nature. To become ugly means the beginning of a calamity, self-willed most of the time.colette
My little fellow, about four years old, whom I brought with me, gave himself no trouble amid the boats, omnibuses, and railway coaches, on sea, land, and in dark tunnels; his father was at his side, and never a care or fear or doubt or anxiety had he. May we have Grace to be led by the hand, and trust to the care and kindness of a reconciled God and Father.thomas guthrie
Play the man, Master Ridley; we shall this day light such a candle, by God's Grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.Hugh Latimer
With guilt's defilement stained, without, within,How may I hope Thy cleansing Grace to win?Because Thou saidst, "I have forgiven thy sin."margaret junkin preston
They who seek religion for culture's sake are aesthetic, not religious, and will never gain that Grace which religion adds to culture, because they never can have the religion.john campbell shairp
All gifts but one the jealous God may keep From our soul's longing, one he cannot—sleep. This, though he grudge all other Grace to prayer, This Grace his closed hand cannot choose but spare.algernon charles swinburne
Thus all below is strength, and all above is Grace.john dryden
With silver drops the mead yet spread for ruth, In active games of nimbleness and strength, Where we did strain, trained with swarms of youth, Our tender limbs that yet shot up in length. The secret groves, which oft we made resound Of pleasant plaint, and of our ladies' praise; Recording oft what Grace each one had found, What hope of speed, what dread of long delays.howard, henry, earl of surrey
But in our Sanazarro 'tis not so, He being pure and tried gold; and any stamp Of Grace, to make him current to the world, The duke is pleased to give him, will add honour To the great bestower; for he, though allow'd Companion to his master, still preserves His majesty in full lustre.Philip Massinger
Berthe Morisot was a painter full of eighteenth-century delicacy and Grace; in a word, the last elegant and ‘feminine’ artists since Fragonard.pierre-auguste renoir
For me, every hour is Grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile.elie wiesel
Tho none ought to conclude that their day or season of Grace is quite expired, yet they ought to deeply apprehend the danger, lest it should expire before their necessary work be done and their peace made. For tho it can be of no use for them to know the former, and therefore they have no means appointed them by which to know it, 'tis of great use to apprehend the latter; and they have sufficient ground for the apprehension.
Ah, what is it we send up thither, where our thoughts are either a dissonance or a sweetness and a Grace?
Emacs is the ground. We run around and act silly on top of it, and when we die, may our remnants Grace its ongoing incrementation.
An overspeaking Judge is a no well-timed cymbal. It is no Grace to a Judge first to find that which he might have heard in due time from the Bar, or to show quickness of conceit in cutting off evidence or counsel too short, or to prevent (anticipate) information by questions, though pertinent.
Heaven is the day of which Grace is the dawn; the rich, ripe fruit of which Grace is the lovely flower; the inner shrine of that most glorious temple to which Grace forms the approach and outer court.
O most grateful burden, which comforts them that carry it! The burdens of earthly masters gradually wear out the strength of those who carry them; but the burden of Christ assists the bearers of it, because we carry not Grace, but Grace us.
Amazing Grace! (how sweet the sound) That sav'd a wretch like me! I once was lost, but now am found, Was blind, but now I see.
There, but for the Grace of God, goes John Bradford.
No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, could ever compel the soul of man to believe or to disbelieve: it is his own indefeasible light, that judgment of his; he will reign and believe there by the Grace of God alone!thomas carlyle
Some people have told me they don't think a fat penguin really embodies the Grace of Linux, which just tells me they have never seen an angry penguin charging at them in excess of 100mph. They'd be a lot more careful about what they say if they had.
Man is born broken. He lives by mending. The Grace of God is glue.