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" Our little systems have their day; They have their day and cease to be: They are but broken lights of thee, And thou, O Lord, art more than they. "
Sacred and historic lands, a record of travels in Egypt, Palestine, &c - Page 187
by James Cuthbertson - 1885
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1870
...radiance of eternity." And they recall the verse of " In Memorian," conveying an analogous idea " Our little systems have their day ; They have their...lights of thee. And thou, O Lord, art more than they." " Speak to Him than for ffe hears, and spirit with spirit can meet Closer is He than breathing,...
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The North American Review, Volume 153

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1891
...nameless Thought, the nameless Power, the super-personal Heart," " it shall repose alone on that." " Our little systems have their day ; They have their...lights of thee, And Thou, O Lord, art more than they." Over all, enclosing all, beyond all, and all in all, is love : nobler, diviner, grander than noblest...
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Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, Volume 62

History - 1860
...dedicated, will be in any degree jeopardized by changes like those advocated in these Essays and Reviews. Our little systems have their day ; They have their...be ; They are but broken lights of thee, And thou, 0 Lord, art more than they. WDW WHEAT AND TAEES. CHAPTEE XXIL A NEW PBOFESSOB. A MONG the trim buildings...
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland

Oriental literature - 1894
...supremacy should come to an end, and that India should come under the shadow of Muhammadan rulers. " Our little systems have their day ; They have their...be ; They are but broken lights of Thee, And Thou, 0 Lord ! art more than they." He condemns the narrow views of those who imagine that the divine beneficence...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

...when we have done all which love and intelligence can dictate, let us each yet acknowledge that " Our little systems have their day They have their...be ; They are but broken lights of Thee, And Thou, О Lord, art more than they. We have but faith ; we cannot know, For knowledge is of things we see...
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The Church

1866
...therein. Human agency is short-lived, the divine kingdom is eteml As Tennyson has well said : " Our little systems have their day, They have their...be ; They are but broken lights of Thee, And Thou, 0 Lord, art more than they." " No man is necessary," declared Napoleon ; and so it is. The is never...
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Proceedings, Volume 32

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1878
...we, that have not seen Thy face, By faith and faith alone embrace, Believing where we cannot prove. Our little systems have their day, They have their...lights of Thee, And Thou, O Lord, art more than they. THE CREDIBILITY OF VENERABLE BEDE, SAINT AND CONFESSOR, AND OF HIS FOLLOWERS. BY JOSEPH BOULT. IT is...
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In memoriam

Baron Alfred Tennyson Tennyson - Literary Criticism - 1850 - 216 pages
...holiest manhood, thou: Our wills are ours, we know not how ; Our wills are ours, to make them thine. Our little systems have their day ; They have their...lights of thee, And thou, O Lord, art more than they. We have but faith : we cannot know ; For knowledge is of things we see ; And yet we trust it comes...
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In Memoriam, Issue 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1850 - 210 pages
...holiest manhood, thou : Our wills are ours, we know not how ; Our wills are ours, to make them thine. Our little systems have their day ; They have their...lights of thee, And thou, O Lord, art more than they. We have but faith : we cannot know ; For knowledge is of things we see ; And yet we trust it comes...
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The Christian teacher. [Continued as] The Prospective review, ed. by J ...

National review - 1850
...God, which gives strength and ground to trust the infinite unknown. Thus in the prefatory poem : " Our little systems have their day ; They have their...of thee, And thou, O Lord, art more than they. We have but faith : we cannot know ; For knowledge is of things we see ; And yet we trust it comes...
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