Sentence Examples with the word Goodliness

Man and the actual universe kept on reasserting their rights and claims, announcing their goodliness and delightfulness, in one way or another; but they were always being thrust back again into Cimmerian regions of abstractions, fictions, visions, spectral hopes and fears, in the midst of which the intellect somnambulistically moved upon an unknown way.

It involved a vivid recognition of the goodliness of man and nature, displayed in the great monuments of human power recovered from the past.