"Worn out with this torture of a thought, I rose to my knees. Night was come and her planets were risen: a safe, still night: too serene for the companionship of fear. We know that God is everywhere, but certainly we feel His prescence when His works are on the grandest scale spread before us; there we read His infinitude, His omnipotence, His omnipresence. I had risen to my knees to pray.. .Looking up, I, with tear-dimmed eyes, saw the milky way. Remembering what it was - what countless systems there swept space like a soft trace of light - I felt the might & strength of God.
Sure was I of His efficacy to save what He had made; convinced I grew that neither earth should perish, nor one of the souls it treasured.. ."
Jane Eyre excerpt page 291