Whence but from Heaven, could men unskilld in arts, In several ages born, in several parts, Weave such agreeing truths? or how, or why Should all conspire to cheat us with a lie? Dryden.Religio Laici, Line 140.
Then for the style, majestic and divine, It speaks no less than God in every line; Commanding words; whose force is still the same As the first fiat that produced our frame. Dryden.Religio Laici, Line 152.
Within that awful volume lies The Mystery of Mysteries! Happiest they of human race, To whom God has granted grace To read, to fear, to hope, to pray, To lift the latch and force the way; And better had they neer been born, Who read to doubt, or read to scorn. Scott.The Monastery, Chap. XII.
Here there is milk for babes, whilst there is manna for Angels; truth level with the mind of a peasant, truth soaring beyond the reach of a Seraph. Rev. Hugh Stowell.Lecture at Exeter Hall, 28th November, 1854.