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" I slept, and dreamed that life was beauty; I woke, and found that life was duty. Was thy dream then a shadowy lie? Toil on, sad heart, courageously, And thou shalt find thy dream to be A noonday light and truth to thee... "
The Dial: A Magazine for Literature, Philosophy, and Religion - Page 123
edited by - 1841
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The Living Age ..., Volume 36

1853
...future need ; Esteeming sorrow, whose employ Is to develop, not destroy, Far better than a barren joy. I SLEPT and dreamed that Life was Beauty ; I woke and found that Life was Duty ; Was then thy dream a shadowy lie ? Toil on, sad heart, courageously, And thou shall find thy dream to be...
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The Churchman's companion

1881
...looked up and sang with strange intensity if with her usual soft distinctness, " I slept— and dreamt that life was Beauty ; I woke — and found that life was Duty ;" and she stepped down, laid by her violin, and took the low luxurious seat from which she had risen...
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The Whittington club gazette

...Every one who has got beyond the first stage in the spiritual life can say — ' I slept, and dreamt that life was beauty; I woke, and found that life was duty.' When Raphael, tutored by sorrow, had learnt that, he rose up a new man. He saw the obligations of a...
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The Reasoner, Volumes 7-8

Secularism - 1850
...discord sharp ; Breathed alway like a silver harp ; And went to immortality A very proper thing to die. I slept, and dreamed that life was Beauty — I woke,...Duty. Was thy dream, then, a shadowy lie ? Toil on, aad heart, courageously, And thou shall find thy dream to be A noon-day light and truth to thee. •...
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by ..., Volume 6

Robert Aspland - 1850
...with which we took the composing-stick in hand for the first time, and set up those beautiful lines, ' I slept, and dreamed that life was Beauty ; I woke, and found that life was Duty,' &c. " Our press was a rickety, old wooden instrument, and our type was worn, and none of us understood...
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Pleasant pages (by S.P. Newcombe). [With suppl., entitled ..., Volume 1

Samuel Prout Newcombe - 1851
...conuects two words, or two parts of a sentence. 9. is an INTERJECTION, because it is an exclamation. I SLEPT, and dreamed that life was Beauty ; I woke,...Duty. Was thy dream then a shadowy lie ? Toil on, 8ad heart, courageously, And thou shall find thy life to be A noonday light and truth to thee. 126...
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Book of Worship: For the Congregation and the Home, Taken Principally from ...

Church of the Disciples (Boston, Mass.) - Unitarian churches - 1852 - 172 pages
...may be sought Lies through the great highway men call I OUGHT. 530 8s M. Hi-ant),) .1110 5Quti_). 1 I SLEPT — and dreamed that life was beauty , I woke — and found that life was duty. Was my dream, then, a shadowy lie ? Toil on, sad heart, courageously ; And thou shalt find thy dream shall...
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The Wheat-sheaf; Or, Gleanings for the Wayside and Fireside ...

American literature - 1853 - 416 pages
...weak resolves have passed away, In mercy lend thy helping hand Unto my prayer to-day ! JG WHITTIER. I SLEPT and dreamed that Life was Beauty. I woke and found that Life was Duty. Was my dream then, a shadowy lie ? Toil on, sad heart, courageously ; And thou shalt find thy dream to...
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The Mother's Assistant and Young Lady's Friend

Child rearing - 1853
...may be recognized, to your eternal honor, as a rich inheritance, which has descended from age to age. I SLEPT and dreamed that Life was Beauty ; I woke and found that Life was Duty ; Was then thy dream a shadowy He ? Toil on, sad heart, courageously, And thou shalt find thy dream to be...
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The Wheat-Sheaf: a Suggestive Reader. [A Collection of Extracts in Prose and ...

Elizabeth Nicholson - Literature - 1853 - 396 pages
...weak resolves have passed away, In mercy lend thy helping hand Unto my prayer to-day ! JG WHITTIER. I SLEPT and dreamed that Life was Beauty. I woke and found that Life was Duty. Was my dream then, a shadowy lie ? Toil on, sad heart, courageously ; And tliou shalt find thy dream to...
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