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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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A Memoir of Allen F. Gardiner, Commander, R.N.

John William Marsh - Missionaries - 1857 - 399 pages
...tended, But one dead lamb is there ! There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair ! 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 Monthly observer, and New Church record, Volumes 1-5

1857
...resignation and peace. Let us conclude with a few verses of lofty precepts and tender consolation : — " Let us be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from...benedictions Assume this dark disguise. " We see but dimly thro* the mist and vapours, And these earthly damps; What seem to as but funeral Upers May be heaven's...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1857 - 376 pages
...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 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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Dynevor Terrace, Or, The Clue of Life, Issue 82

Charlotte Mary Yonge - 1857 - 1050 pages
...own daughter. CHAPTER XX. " Lot us be patient. These severe afflictions Not from the ground arlse, But oftentimes celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise. " We see but dimly through the inists and vapours, Amid these earthly damps ; What seem to us but sad funereal tapers, Hay be heaven's...
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Voices of the Day

John Cumming - 1858 - 293 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...damps ; What seem to us but sad funereal tapers May he heaven's distant lamps. ' There is no death. What seems so is transition ; This life of mortal breath...
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The Children's Bower; Or, What You Like, Volume 2

Kenelm Henry Digby - Children - 1858
...The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! * Stones of Venice. t Whittier. 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 Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - English poetry - 1858 - 397 pages
...farewells to the dying, And mournings for the dead ; The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Let us be patient! These severe afflictions Not from...dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mists and vapour-. Amid these earthly damps ; What seem to us but sad, funereal tapers, May be heaven's distant...
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Our Little Ones in Heaven

Children - 1858 - 248 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...Assume this dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mist and vapors ; Amid these earthly damps, What seem to us but sad, funereal tapers, May be heaven's...
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The Children's Bower; Or, What You Like, Volume 2

Kenelm Henry Digby - Children - 1858
...mournings for the dead ; The heart of Bachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! Let ui be patient ! these severe afflictions Not from the...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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McGuffey's New Eclectic Speaker: Containing about Three Hundred ..., Book 8

William Holmes McGuffey - Elocution - 1858 - 504 pages
...tended, But one dead lamb is there! There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair. We see but dimly through the mists and vapors, Amid...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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