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" I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope through darkness up to God. I stretch lame hands of faith, and grope. And gather dust and chaff, and call To what I feel is Lord of all, And... "
The National Review - Page 382
edited by - 1855
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The Westminster Review, Volume 157

1902
...striking analogies in thought between the Pagan and the Christian mystic, both " falling with their weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope thro' darkness up to God." " We see Marcus, wise, self-governed, tender, thankful, blameless," eays Mr. Arnold, " yet, with all...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...everywhere Her secret meaning in her deeds, And tinding that of lifty seeds She often brings but one lo bear, I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with...cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope through darkness up to God, I stretch lame hands of faith, and grope, And gather dust and chaff, and...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 21

1850
...careful of the type she seems, So careless of the single life ; That I, considering everywhere Her secret meaning in her deeds, And finding that of fifty...I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my wait of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs, That slope through darkness up to God ; I stretch...
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The Living Age, Volume 213

1897
...laureate who after stating In the strongest form the excuses for doubt, proceeded to say of himself: — 1 falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar stairs That slope through darkness up to God, I stretch lame hands of faith and grope And gather...
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 82

1879
...Hence he sings another strain whose key-note is supplied by Nature. " I, considering everywhere Her secret meaning in her deeds, And finding that of fifty...but one to bear ; I falter where I firmly trod." And thus his " larger hope," originating in sentiment, " The jci's/i that of the living whole No life may...
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The Marlborough magazine

Marlborough coll - 1855
...Thy sister Judgement now doth stronger seem Upon the stage, where erst thou played'st thy part : ' I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my...altar-stairs, That slope thro' darkness up to God ; " A leader false and castaway thou art," She sternly speaketh ; but thy vivid flame Yet lingering...
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In Memoriam

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1850 - 216 pages
...careful of the type she seems, So careless of the single life ; That I, considering everywhere Her secret meaning in her deeds, And finding that of fifty...cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope through darkness up to God ; I stretch lame hands of faith, and grope, And gather dust and chaff, and...
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The Prospective Review: A Quarterly Journal of Theology and Literature, Volume 6

Literature - 1850
...careful of the type she seems, So careless of the single life ; That I, considering every where Her secret meaning in her deeds, And finding that of fifty...cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope through darkness up to God ; I stretch lame hands of faith, and grope, And gather dust and chaff, and...
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In Memoriam, Issue 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - Grief - 1850 - 210 pages
...careful of the type she seems, So careless of the single life ; That I, considering everywhere Her secret meaning in her deeds, And finding that of fifty...weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs 78 I stretch lame hands of faith, and grope, And gather dust and chaff, and call To what I feel is...
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In Memoriam

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1850 - 210 pages
...careful of the type she seems, So careless of the single life ; That I, considering everywhere Her secret meaning in her deeds, And finding that of fifty...weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs 78 I stretch lame hands of faith, and grope, And gather dust aiid chaff, and call To what I feel is...
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