The Oxford book of English mystical verse. THe Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse by D. H. S. Nicholson and A. H. E. Lee (Eds.) 2019-03-09

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Nicholson & Lee, eds. 1917. The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse

The Oxford book of English mystical verse

Previous owners inscription on front endpaper. Excerpt from The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse The ways in which mystical experience will trans late itself into such measure of expression as is possible must evidently vary, both in kind and degree, with the experience itself. In despair of moulding the stubborn stuff of prose into a form that will even approximate to their need, many of them turn, therefore, to poetry as the medium which will convey least inadequately some hint of their experience. Since that time the fortunes of mysticism in these islands have been various, but, despite all the chances of repute and disrepute which it has undergone, there has been a continual undercurrent of thought by which it has been not only tolerated but welcomed. Bright pages with light wear and rubbing to text block edges. Who among us can portray the moment of communion with Spirit? And it is precisely through that rhythm and that glamour and the high enchantment of their writing that some rays gleam from the Light which is supernal.

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Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse Paperback Nicholson, D

The Oxford book of English mystical verse

Who can touch the hem of transcendence and hint of its splendor? It is, in fact, the hypothesis of mysticism that it is not utterly without its witness in any age, even though the voice of that witness be lost in the turmoil of surrounding things. There have been, of course, heights of enthusiasm as well as profound depths of apathy in regard to it, but even if the limitations of the greatest enthusiasm have always been evident, so also has been the continuing readiness of some portion of the religious consciousness of the people to respond to what has been most vital in it. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. Bright pages with light wear and rubbing to text block edges. And now it appears-it has in fact been appearing for some years-that the fortunes of mysticism are mending.

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Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse Paperback Nicholson, D

The Oxford book of English mystical verse

In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. Who can touch the hem of transcendence and hint of its splendor? First published by the Oxford University Press in 1917, and reprinted numerous times, it has been out of print since 1969; this is the first American edition. It is, in fact, the hypothesis of mysticism that it is not utterly without its witness in any age, even though the voice of that witness be lost in the turmoil of surrounding things. ” Spanning five centuries, every era of the great spiritualists is represented: from the Metaphysical Poets, like Donne and Traherne, to the Romantics, including Tennyson and Browning, to the Moderns, such as Yeats and Noyes.

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The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse by D.H.S. Nicholson

The Oxford book of English mystical verse

Because of this we take care in describing the condition of each book in as much detail as possible, images provided are of the actual book. First published by the Oxford University Press in 1917, and reprinted numerous times, it has been out of print since 1969; this is the first American edition. The speech of every day has no terms for what they have seen and known, and least of all can they hope for adequate expression through the phrases and apparatus of logical reasoning. . Who can define the indescribable experiences of the solitary life on the mystical path? Crack to guttering, exposing netting.

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The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse : D H Nicholson : 9781889051161

The Oxford book of English mystical verse

Rub wear and marking to surfaces and edges with crushing to spine ends and minor bumps to corners. But it may serve as a ground for comprehension to say that in making our selection we have been governed by a desire to include only such poems and extracts from poems as contain intimations of a consciousness wider and deeper than the normal. At such a time it is of interest to look backover the past and discover something of what has been already accomplished in the way of poetic expression of mystical themes and feelings. . Rub wear and marking to surfaces and edges with crushing to spine ends and minor bumps to corners. Our conception of mysticism must be found in the poetry we have gathered together. This is a series of wisdom and mystical knowledge that will be examined.

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The Oxford book of English mystical verse

About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Crack to guttering, exposing netting. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. First published by the Oxford University Press in 1917, and reprinted numerous times, it has been out of print since 1969; this is the first American edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Because of this we take care in describing the condition of each book in as much detail as possible, images provided are of the actual book.

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The Oxford book of English mystical verse

John Donne The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse Chosen by D. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Recommended by Joel Goldsmith - an anthology of spiritual and mystical verse in the English language from the tenth to the twentieth centuries. Who can touch the hem of transcendence and hint of its splendor? Who better than the mystical poet. This knowledge will show the hidden teachings of Rabbi Yeshua ben Yosef also known as Jesus the Christ but will also include esoteric knowledge from the Mystics of all religions and philosophies.

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Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse Paperback Nicholson, D

The Oxford book of English mystical verse

In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. All of these Mystics will ask you to find the ' Source of All ', and to ' Know Thyself '. By the rhythm and the glamour of their verse, by its peculiar quality of suggesting infinitely more than it ever says directly, by its very elasticity, they struggle to give what hints they may of the Reality that is eternally underlying all things. The most essential part of mysticism cannot, of course, ever pass into expression, inasmuch as it consists in an experience which is in the most literal sense ineffable. In sending out this anthology we have no desire to venture on a definition of what actually constitutes mysticism and what does not, since such an attempt would be clearly outside our province. Previous owners inscription on front endpaper. Who can define the indescribable experiences of the solitary life on the mystical path? We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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The Oxford book of English mystical verse

Light tanning to endpapers and pastedowns. Who can Recommended by Joel Goldsmith - an anthology of spiritual and mystical verse in the English language from the tenth to the twentieth centuries. It is as though the world were undergoing a spiritual revitalization, spurring it on to experience-even through destruction and death-a further measure of Reality and Truth. Who better than the mystical poet. Since that time the fortunes of mysticism in these islands have been various, but, despite all the chances of repute and disrepute which it has undergone, there has been a continual undercurrent of thought by which it has been not only tolerated but welcomed.

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The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse by D.H.S. Nicholson

The Oxford book of English mystical verse

It has emerged from the morass of apathy which characterized the eighteenth and the greater part of the nineteenth century it is reawakening to the value of its own peculiar treasure of thought and word on all sides there are signs that it is on the verge of entering into a kingdom of such breadth and fertility as it has perhaps never known. Light tanning to endpapers and pastedowns. Lee Comprising 390 poems by 162 authors, this unique anthology strings together “such poems as contain intimations of a consciousness wider and deeper than the normal. And now it appears - it has in fact been appearing for some years - that the fortunes of mysticism are mending. Enter into the most important experience of your life.

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