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" Let us be patient! These severe afflictions Not from the ground arise. But oftentimes celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mists and vapors: Amid these earthly damps, What seem to us but sad funereal tapers May... "
A TREATISE ON THEISM, AND ON THE MODERN SKEPTICAL THEORIES - Page 209
by FRANCIS WHARTON - 1859
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The next-door neighbours, by the author of 'Temptation'.

Caroline Leigh Gascoigne - 1855
...reality a source of richer blessing — the seed from which spring forth the sweetest flowers of hope. -these severe afflictions Not from the ground arise,...celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise.' She knew that — ' For human weal Heaven husbands all events — ' all things were working together...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2, Part 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1855
...patient! the«c severe affliction* Not from the ground arise, But oftentimes celestial bénédiction» Assume this dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mists and vajx>rs ; Amid these earthly damps What seem to us but dim funereal taper* May be Heaven's distant...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1856 - 400 pages
...And mournings for the dead ; The hcai't of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! Let us be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from...damps; What seem to us but sad, funereal tapers, May l>e heaven's distant lamps. There is no Death ! What seems so is transition ; This life of mortal breath...
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Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1856 - 764 pages
...And mournings for the dead ; The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! Let us be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from...dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mists and vapours, Amid these earthly damps What seem to us but sad, funereal tapers May be heaven's distant...
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The Gift Book of Gems

American poetry - 1856 - 312 pages
...dying, And mournings for the dead ; The heart of Rachel for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! Let us be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from...benedictions Assume this dark disguise. We see but dimly thro' the mists and vapors ; Amid these earthly damps What seem to us but sad, funeral tapers May be...
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The Morning Star: Or, Symbols of Christ

William M. Thayer - Devotional literature - 1856 - 280 pages
...gives. The discipline is a more effectual method of training the soul for usefulness and heaven. . " We see but dimly through the mists and vapors ; Amid these earthly damps, What seem to us but dim, funereal tapers May be heaven's distant lamps." Prosperity often petrifies the heart, but adversity...
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The way home [by M.F. Barbour].

Margaret Fraser Barbour - 1856
...not be comforted ! — Let ns be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from the ground arise ; Bnt oftentimes celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mists and vapours, Amid these earthly damps, What seem to us but sad funereal tapers May be heaven's distant...
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The Harp and the Cross: A Collection of Religious Poetry

Religious poetry - 1857 - 348 pages
...And mournings for the dead ; The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! Let us be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from...sad, funereal tapers May be heaven's distant lamps. There is no Death ! What seems so is transition ; This life of mortal breath Is but a suburb of the...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1857 - 400 pages
...dead ; The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! 353 Let us bo patient 1 These severe afflictions Not from the ground arise,...sad, funereal tapers, May be heaven's distant lamps. There is no Death ! What seems so is transition ; This life of mortal breath Is but a suburb of the...
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A woman's story, Volume 3

Anna Maria Hall - 1857
...lighten the shadows that press heavily upon me every now and then, as I think and write. CHAPTER IX. " Let us be patient! These severe afflictions Not from...dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mists and vapours; Amid these earthly damps What seem to us but sad, funereal tapers, May be Heaven's distant...
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