It requires a direct dispensation from Heaven
to become a walker.
The distances in heaven
are billions of times greater; angels have to go all over heaven
every day; could they do it with their wings alone?
Thou at the sight Pleas'd, out of Heaven
shalt look down and smile, While by thee rais'd I ruin all my Foes, Death last, and with his Carcass glut the Grave: Then with the multitude of my redeemd Shall enter Heaven
long absent, and returne, Father, to see thy face, wherein no cloud Of anger shall remain, but peace assur'd, And reconcilement; wrauth shall be no more Thenceforth, but in thy presence Joy entire.
But your brother, a captive, forgotten, and in bonds, will not long endure the calamity; and Heaven
will resume his soul at the appointed time - that is to say, soon.
as well confess myself to the devil as to Brian de Bois-Guilbert, who recks neither of heaven
nor of hell.
Luscinda in her feebleness was on the point of falling to the ground when Don Fernando released her, but Cardenio, who stood near, having retreated behind Don Fernando to escape recognition, casting fear aside and regardless of what might happen, ran forward to support her, and said as he clasped her in his arms, "If Heaven
in its compassion is willing to let thee rest at last, mistress of my heart, true, constant, and fair, nowhere canst thou rest more safely than in these arms that now receive thee, and received thee before when fortune permitted me to call thee mine.
Would that I were son to one who had grown old upon his own estates, for, since you ask me, there is no more ill-starred man under heaven
than he who they tell me is my father.
Thereon he lashed his horses and they flew forward nothing loth midway twixt earth and starry heaven
They fill my soul with Beauty (which is Hope), And are far up in Heaven
-- the stars I kneel to In the sad, silent watches of my night; While even in the meridian glare of day I see them still -- two sweetly scintillant Venuses, unextinguished by the sun!
Even if what you say about heaven
is true -- and you can't be sure -- it may be only that imagination of yours -- it won't be JUST the same.
As the old lady uttered the last words, I thought I saw her eyes turn from heaven
, and take the earthly direction of the sofa in the front parlor.
In this the poet begins by telling of how Satan, in his pride, rebelled against God, and of how he was cast forth from heaven
with all those who had joined with him in rebelling.