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" We have not wings, we cannot soar ; But we have feet to scale and climb By slow degrees, by more and more, The cloudy summits of our time. "
The courtship of Miles Standish, and other poems - Page 125
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1858
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The Tract magazine; or, Christian miscellany. [Continued as] The Tract ...

Tract magazine - History - 1824
...Beneath our feet if we would gain, In the bright fields of fair renown, The right of eminent domain. We have not wings, we cannot soar ; But we have feet...more and more, The cloudy summits of our time. The distant mountains that uprear Their solid bastions to the skies, Are crossed by pathways that appear,...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

...field of fair renown, The right of eminent domain. We have not wings, we cannot soar ; But we I iiive feet to scale and climb. By slow degrees, by more and more, The cloudy summits of our time. Standing on what too long we bore With shoulders bent and downcast eyes, We may discern, unseen before,...
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The Church

1876
...ministered to us. If we would have " an abundant entrance," it must be by constant daily climbing. " We have not wings — we cannot soar — But we have...more and more — The cloudy summits of our time." us be thankful that we may thus climh. We may forget the things that are behind, we may press on to...
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The Churchman's companion

1856
...but somehow, Mildred J went to her small cheerful room that first night dis ened. Why ? CHAPTEE IV. " We have not wings — we cannot soar — But we have...by more and more, The cloudy summits of our time.'' Before the great gong had sounded its second si the next morning, Mr. Malford, contrary to his custom,...
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The Bible class magazine [ed. by C.H. Bateman].

National Sunday school union
...for those who, casting their bread upon the waters, find it after many days. PAMELA. STEP BY STEP. WE have not wings ; we cannot soar ; But we have feet to scale or climb By slow degrees, by more and more, The cloudy summits of our time. The mighty pyramids of...
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The Guardian, Volumes 12-13

Conduct of life - 1861
...sentimentalities, as to our fear of contact with the duties of life, what is the life that glows within us. " We have not wings — we cannot soar — But we have...summits of our time. The mighty pyramids of stone Thai wedge-like cleave the airs. When nearer seen and better known, Are but gigantic flights of stairs."...
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American Whig Review, Volume 14

Philosophy - 1851
...feats or facts are accomplished. As Longfollow so happily says, in his " Ladder of St. Augustine :" " The mighty pyramids of stone That, wedge-like, cleave...better known, Are but gigantic flights of stairs." Perhaps, indeed, it maybe safely concluded that all instances of original greatness aro more the expression...
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Outre-mer: a pilgrimage beyond the sea. To which are added, the latest poems ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1851
...we would gain In the bright field of Fair Renown The right of eminent domain! We have not wings—we cannot soar— But we have feet to scale and climb By slow degrees—by more and more— The cloudy summits of our time. The mighty pyramids of stone When nearer...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 14

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1851
...feats or facts are accomplished. As Longfellow so happily says, in his "Ladder of St. Augustine :" " The mighty pyramids of stone That, wedge-like, cleave the desert airs, When nenrer seen and better known, Are but gigantic flights of stairs.'' Perhaps, indeed, it may be safely...
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The American Magazine

Howard Paul - American literature - 1851
...Beneath our foet, if we would gain In the bright fields of Fair Renown The right of eminent domain ! We have not wings — we cannot soar — But we have feet to scale and climb By alow degrees — by more and more— The cloudy summits of our time. The mighty pyramids of stoue That...
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