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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... "
Portrait and Biographical Album of Mahaska County, Iowa: Containing Full ... - Page 302
1887 - 552 pages
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The Church

1868
...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. And though at times, impetuous with emotion, And anguish long suppressed, The swelling heart...
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The Churchman's companion, Volumes 11-12

...benedictions Assume this dark disguise. " We see but dimly through the mists and vapours, Amid those earthly damps ; What seem to us but sad funereal tapers, May be heaven's distant lamps." LONGFELLOW. THERE were morning prayers before the hurried breakfast, which was interspersed...
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Echoes of Infant Voices

M. A. H. - Children in literature - 1849 - 144 pages
...Not from the ground arise, But oftentimes celestial benedictions We see but dimly through the mists and vapors ; 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...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1850
...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 be heaven's distant lamps. There is no Death ! What seems so is transition ; This life of mortal 'breath Is but a suburb...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 20

American literature - 1850
...oftentimes celestial benedictions Assume their dark disguise. " We see but dimly through the mists and vapors Amid these earthly damps ; What seem to...us but sad funereal tapers, May be heaven's distant lamps. " The Seaside and Fireside." By WH Long fellow. Liverpool : Walker. " There is no death —...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 20

1850
...oftentimes celestial benedictions Assume their dark disguise. " We see but dimly through the mists ported that she had seen two strangers lurking in...this covert. The near prospect of reward animated th lamps. * " The Seaside and Fireside." fellow. Liverpool: Walker. By WH Long ' There is no death —...
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Heavenly thoughts for morning hours: selections, with a short intr., by lady ...

Heavenly thoughts - 1851
...celestial benedictions Assume their 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 the suburb...
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The Ansayrii, and the Assassins, with travels in the Further east ..., Volume 2

Frederick Walpole (hon.) - 1851
...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." What is it there is so fascinating in this life— discomforts, inconveniences of all kinds...
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The Ansayrii, (or Assassins,): With Travels in the Further East ..., Volume 2

Frederick Walpole - Assassins (Ismailites) - 1851 - 1238 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." What is it there is so fascinating in this life — discomforts, inconveniences of all kinds...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
...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 taners, May be heaven's distant lamps. There is no Death! What seems so is transition; This life of...
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