O, how accursed is that system, which entombs the godlike
mind of man, defaces the divine image, reduces those who by crea- tion were crowned with glory and honor to a level with four-footed beasts, and exalts the dealer in hu- man flesh above all that is called God
The wonderful generosity of her sentiments raises her at times into heroical and godlike
regions, and verifies the pictures of Minerva, Juno, or Polymnia; and by the firmness with which she treads her upward path, she convinces the coarsest calculators that another road exists than that which their feet know.
Galatea never does quite like Pygmalion: his relation to her is too godlike
to be altogether agreeable.
There could be naught of cruelty or baseness beneath that godlike
Twice had she thrown her heart at the feet of the godlike
ape-man and twice had she been repulsed.
She heard sounds issue from his throat--sounds identical with those uttered by the apes--and though she could scarce believe the testimony of her own ears, she knew that this godlike
creature was conversing with the brutes in their own tongue.
To his mind this was power unusual, power inconceivable and beyond the natural, power that was godlike
So this then was the godlike
figure that spoke for divinity
And there he stood, all but naked, godlike
, in a white blaze of light.
Meanwhile the Son of God, who yet some days Lodged in Bethabara, where John baptized, Musing and much revolving in his breast How best the mighty work he might begin Of Saviour to mankind, and which way first Publish his godlike
office now mature, One day forth walked alone, the Spirit leading And his deep thoughts, the better to converse With solitude, till, far from track of men, Thought following thought, and step by step led on, He entered now the bordering Desert wild, And, with dark shades and rocks environed round, His holy meditations thus pursued:-- "O what a multitude of thoughts at once Awakened in me swarm, while I consider What from within I feel myself, and hear What from without comes often to my ears, Ill sorting with my present state compared
Ernest asked, "--unselfish and godlike
, and so few in numbers as to be practically non-existent, or are you discussing the common and ordinary average man?
And Magnes again (begot) Dictys and godlike
If you affect,' replied he, earnestly, 'to regard as folly the best, the strongest, the most godlike
impulses of our nature, I don't believe you.
And truly it demands something godlike
in him who has cast off the common motives of humanity and has ventured to trust himself for a taskmaster.
He ran the gamut of denunciation, rising to heights of wrath that were sublime and almost Godlike
, and from sheer exhaustion sinking to the vilest and most indecent abuse.