Faire Angel, thy desire which tends to know The works of God, thereby to glorifie The great Work-Maister, leads to no excess That reaches blame, but rather merits praise
The more it seems excess, that led thee hither From thy Empyreal Mansion thus alone, To witness with thine eyes what some perhaps Contented with report heare onely in heav'n: For wonderful indeed are all his works, Pleasant to know, and worthiest to be all Had in remembrance alwayes with delight; But what created mind can comprehend Thir number, or the wisdom infinite That brought them forth, but hid thir causes deep.
That need a clear night when we are all well fed to praise
properly," said Bagheera quickly.
I remember how unmercifully I laughed at what I considered your eulogistic and exaggerated praises
of him; but I have now ample cause to admit that your enthusiastic description of this wonderful man fell far short of his merits.
It is made up of accumulated tradition, kept alive by individual pride, rendered exact by professional opinion, and, like the higher arts, it spurred on and sustained by discriminating praise
proceed merely of flattery; and if he be an ordinary flatterer, he will have certain common attributes, which may serve every man; if he be a cunning flatterer, he will follow the archflatterer, which is a man's self; and wherein a man thinketh best of himself, therein the flatterer will uphold him most: but if he be an impudent flatterer, look wherein a man is conscious to himself, that he is most defective, and is most out of countenance in himself, that will the flatterer entitle him to perforce, spreta conscientia.
We are too partial, but the praise
and blame of outsiders will prove useful, even if she gets but little money.
He did not advance a word of praise
beyond what she knew to be thoroughly deserved by Mrs.
God from whom all blessings flow, Praise
Him all creatures here below, Praise
Him above ye Heavenly Host, Praise
Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
It is the merit of the Circles that they have effectually suppressed those ancient heresies which led men to waste energy and sympathy in the vain belief that conduct depends upon will, effort, training, encouragement, praise
, or anything else but Configuration.
When Jane and Elizabeth were alone, the former, who had been cautious in her praise
I did so, and they led me to this place; but, praise
be to God that I see you all safe and well.
I will praise
your brother all day, if that will help me.