The Omnipresence Of The Deity, A Poem by Robert MontgomeryThe Omnipresence Of The Deity, A Poem by Robert Montgomery

The Omnipresence Of The Deity, A Poem

byRobert Montgomery

Paperback | February 9, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1828 Excerpt: ... PART I. Thou Uncreate, Unseen, and Undefined, Source of all life, and fountain of the mind; Pervading Spirit, whom no eye can trace, Felt through all time, and working in all space, Imagination cannot paint that spot, Around, above, beneath, where Thou art not! Before the glad stars hymn'd to new-born Earth, Or young Creation revell'd in its birth, Thy Spirit moved upon the pregnant deep, Unchain'd the waveless waters from their sleep, Bade Time's majestic wings to be unfurl'd, And out of Darkness drew the breathing World! Primeval Power! before Thy thunder rang, And Nature from Eternity outsprang!--Ere matter form'd at Thy creative tone, Thou wert; Almighty, Endless, and Alone; In Thine own essence, all that was to be,--Sublime, unfathomable Deity: Thou said'st--and lo! a Universe was born, And light flash'd from Thee, for her birth-day morn! The Earth unshrouded all her beauty now; The mountain monarch bared his awful brow, Flowers, fruits, and trees felt instantaneous life;--But, hark! Creation trembles with the strife Of roaring waves in wild commotion hurl'd.--'Tis Ocean winding round the rocking 'world! And next, triumphant o'er the green-clad Earth The universal Sun burst into birth, And dash'd from off his altitude sublime The first dread ray that mark'd commencing Time! Last came the moon upon the wings of light, And sat in glory on the throne of Night, While, fierce and fresh, a radiant host of stars Wheel'd round the heavens upon their burning cars I But all was dismal as a world of dead, Till the great Deep her living swarms outspread: Forth from her teeming bosom, sudden came Immingled monsters,--mighty, without name; Then plumy tribes wing'd into being there, And play'd their gleamy pinions on the air, Till thick as dews upon a twilight green,...
Title:The Omnipresence Of The Deity, A PoemFormat:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217601782

ISBN - 13:9780217601788