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" IF I have faltered more or less In my great task of happiness; If I have moved among my race And shown no glorious morning face ; If beams from happy human eyes Have moved me not ; if morning skies, Books, and my food, and summer rain Knocked on my sullen... "
The Medical World - Page 455
1900
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Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends

Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends (1853-1940) - Quakers - 1891
...human eyes Have moved me not ; if morning skies, Books, and my food, and Summer rain Knocked on my sullen heart in vain, Lord, thy most pointed pleasure take And stab my spirit broad awake. Or, if too obdurate, I, Choose thou, before that spirit die, The piercing pain, the killing sin And to...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 114

1914
...human eyes Have moved me not; if morning skies, Books, and my food, and summer rain. Knocked on my sullen heart in vain; — Lord, thy most pointed pleasure take, And stab my spirit broad awake. Even Stevenson called his happiness a 'great task'; and it was no wonder For him, and for many, it...
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The poets of the first half of the reign. The novelist-poets

Henry Fitz Randolph - Ballads, English - 1887
...human eyes Have moved me not ; if morning skies, Books, and my food, and summer rain Knocked on my sullen heart in vain : — Lord, thy most pointed...pain, a killing sin, And to my dead heart run them in ! 'NOT YET, MY SOUL, THESE FRIENDLY FIELDS DESERT: NOT yet, my soul, these friendly fields desert,...
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Underwoods

Robert Louis Stevenson - English poetry - 1887 - 137 pages
...human eyes Have moved me not ; if morning skies, Books, and my food, and summer rain Knocked on my sullen heart in vain : — Lord, thy most pointed...pain, a killing sin, And to my dead heart run them in ! XXIII OUR LADY OF THE SNOWS OUT of the sun, out of the blast, Out of the world, alone I passed Across...
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Medical Herald, Volumes 39-40

Medicine - 1920
...happy human eyes Have moved me not; if morning skies, Books, and my food, and summer rain Knocked on my sullen heart in vain — Lord, Thy most pointed pleasure take, And stab my spirit broad awake AGAINST IT The present discussion about the medicinal value of beer reminds us of the old limerick:...
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Book News, Volume 6

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1888
...human eyes Have moved me not ; if morning skies, Books, and my food, and summer rain, Knocked on my sullen heart in vain : — Lord, thy most pointed...pain, a killing sin, And to my dead heart run them in ! The Scottish dialect poems, to be found in the latter half of the book, interest us less than the...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 150

Scotland - 1891
...hope was quenched, nothing but dreary despair was before him. CHAPTER VI. " Choose Thou, before this spirit die, A piercing pain, a killing sin, And to my dead heart run them in A sharp rattle of hail on her window awoke Jean next morning. The wind roared in the wide chimney,...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 192

1892
...hope was quenched, nothing but dreary despair was before him. CHAPTER VI. " Choose Thou, before this spirit die, A piercing pain, a killing sin, And to my dead heart run them in." RL STEVENSON. A SHARP rattle of hail on her window awoke Jean next morning. The wind roared in the...
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Living English Poets MDCCCXCIII.

English poetry - 1893 - 285 pages
...human eyes Have moved me not ; if morning skies, Books, and my food, and summer rain Knocked on my sullen heart in vain ; — Lord, thy most pointed...pain, a killing sin, And to my dead heart run them in. THE WIND I saw you toss the kites on high And blow the birds about the sky ; And all around I heard...
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Confederate Veteran, Volume 30

Confederate States of America - 1922
...happy human eyes Have moved me not; if morning skies, Books, and my food and summer rain Knocked on my sullen heart in vain — Lord, thy most pointed pleasure take, And stab my spirit broad awake. — RL Stevenson. LV Wyrick, of Athens, Tex., would like to hear from some of the boys who were in...
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