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" So nigh is grandeur to our dust, So near is God to man, When Duty whispers low, Thou must, The youth replies, I can. "
The influence of Emerson - Page 65
by Edwin Doak Mead - 1903 - 304 pages
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William White - Questions and answers - 1901
...Society for 1857. FR DAVIES. Hawthorn, Black Rock. AUTHORS OF QUOTATIONS WANTED (9 th S. viii. 85).— So nigh is grandeur to our dust, So near is God to man, When Duty whispers low, " Thou must," Tho youtn replies, " I can !" ' Voluntaries,' Ralph Waldo Emerson. He is oft the wisest man Who is...
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William White - Questions and answers - 1901
...Society for 1857. FR DAVIES. Hawthorn, Black Rock. AUTHORS OF QUOTATIONS WANTED (9th S. viii. 85).— So nigh is grandeur to our dust, So near is God to man, When Duty whispers low, "Thou muet," The youth replies, " I can !" ' Voluntaries,' Ralph Waldo Emerson. He is oft the wisest man...
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Social and Political Morality

William Lovett - Conduct of life - 1853 - 204 pages
...reasons are profound, they are also self-asserting. When presented, you say, — I 6now them already. " So nigh is grandeur to our dust, So near is God to...whispers low, Thou must, The youth replies. / can." This inner voice, declaring for God and duty, is often hushed, often unheeded, and so at last comes...
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Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends

Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends (1853-1940) - Quakers - 1891
...heaven upon earth for ourselves and for all human kind, if we can begin each day by saying with Emerson, ''So nigh is grandeur to our dust, So near is God...Duty whispers low, 'Thou must,' The Youth replies, 'I can!'" 99 DISCUSSION. JAMES H. ECOB: My excuse for talking so much here is this text of the Scripture...
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The North-western Monthly: A Magazine Devoted to University ..., Volume 8

Education - 1897
...be known," after the Truth manner, in lines like these? "So ni).rh is grandeur to our dust. So noar is God to man, When Duty whispers low, thou must, The youth replies, I can." " Virtue alone is sweet society, It keeps the key to all heroic hearts, And opens you a welcome...
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May-day: And Other Pieces

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1867 - 205 pages
...benign Speed nimbler messages, That waft the breath of grace divine To hearts in sloth and ease. ' So nigh is grandeur to our dust, So near is God to...When Duty whispers low, Thou must, The youth replies, I can. IV. O, WELL for the fortunate soul Which Music's wings infold, Stealing away the memory Of sorrows...
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Seekers After God

Frederic William Farrar - 1868 - 336 pages
...benign Speed nimbler messages, That waft the breath of grace divine To hearts in sloth and ease. Sp nigh is grandeur to our dust, So near is God to man,...Duty whispers low, 'THOU MUST,' The youth replies, ' I CAN." " One more trait of the character of Musonius will show how deeply Epictetus respected him,...
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Christabel Hope; or, The beginnings of life

Anne Mercier - 1869
...Source of light and truth and being. The prize was Christabel's. CHAPTER IX. "READY? AY, READY!" " So nigh is grandeur to our dust, So near is God to...duty whispers low, ' Thou must,' The youth replies, ' I can.' " RW EMERSON. THERE is no weather, however bright, on which the Greyfriars' churchyard in...
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The book of prayer and praise, for public and private worship, in fourteen ...

Book - History - 1871
...benign, Speed heavenly messages, That waft the breath of grace divine To hearts in sloth and ease. So nigh is grandeur to our dust, So near is God to man, When duty whispers low, thou must, The heart replies, / can. The God that worketh high and wise, Nor pauses in his plan, Will take the sun...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - English poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...victor glorified, — Victor over death and pain, Forever. HEROISM. So nigh is grandeur to our dost, harger was By the flash of his eye, and his nostril's play He seemed to the whole g THE SEA. BEHOLD the Sea, •The opaline, the plentiful and strong, Yet beautiful as is the rose in...
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