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" Our lives are rivers, gliding free To that unfathomed, boundless sea, The silent grave ! Thither all earthly pomp and boast Roll, to be swallowed up and lost In one dark wave. Thither the mighty torrents stray, Thither the brook pursues its way, And tinkling... "
Outre-mer: a pilgrimage beyond the sea - Page 82
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1835
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The Eclectic Reader: Designed for Schools and Academies

Bela Bates Edwards - Readers - 1832 - 324 pages
...sighs: The moments that are speeding fast, We heed not,—but the past, the past, More highly prize. Our lives are rivers, gliding free To that unfathomed,...pomp and boast Roll, to be swallowed up and lost In that dark wave ; Thither the mighty torrents stray, Thither the brook pursues its way, And tinkling...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 12

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint - Periodicals - 1838
...charm, and where every approach to arrogance should be avoided, it is that last narrow house : ' where side by side, The poor man and the son of pride, Lie calm and still !' To throw around the grave the gorgeous paraphernalia of living haughtiness, appears a kind of horrid...
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Sacred Harmony: The Best Poetical Pieces of the Most Eminent Christian Poets ...

Religious poetry - 1838 - 304 pages
...swallowed up and lost Thither the hrook pursues its way And tinkling rill; There all are equal — side hy side. The poor man and the son of pride Lie calm and still. This world is hut the tugged road Which leads us to the hright ahode Of peace ahove ; So let us choose...
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Voices of the Night

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1839 - 144 pages
...not decay ; Fleeting as were the dreams of old, Remembered like a tale that 's told, They pass away. Our lives are rivers, gliding free To that unfathomed,...poor man and the son of pride Lie calm and still. I will not here invoke the throng Of orators and sons of song, The deathless few; Fiction entices and...
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The Southern literary messenger

1842
...For the GREAT WESTERN didn't barst her boiler f THE GRAVE YARD. " There all are equal, side by sid«, The poor man, and the son of pride, Lie calm and still." Voiees of the night. How peacefully they rest ; th« young, the old/ The grave, and gay, here sleep...
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Voices of the Night

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1843 - 142 pages
...not decay ; Fleeting as were the dreams of old, Remembered like a tale that 's told, They pass away. Our lives are rivers, gliding free To that unfathomed,...poor man and the son of pride Lie calm and still. I will not here invoke the throng Of orators and sons of song, The deathless few ; Fiction entices...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 25

Periodicals - 1844
...not decay ; Fleeting as were the dreams of old, Remembcr'd like a tale that's told, They pass away, Our lives are rivers, gliding free To that unfathomed, boundless sea, The silent grave 1 Thither all earthly pomp and boast Roll, to be swallowed up and lost In one dark wave. Thither the...
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository

...Venerable Bede's ! " Our lives are rivers, gliding free To that nnfathomed, boundless sea, The ailent grave. Thither all earthly pomp and boast Roll, to be swallowed up and lost In one dark wave. There all are equal. Side by side The poor man and the son of pride Lie calm and still." As we mounted...
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The Friend, ed. by R. Smith, Vol. [1st and 2nd eds. of vol.1. The 1st ed. of ...

Robert Smith - 1846
...of it is considered. (To h« continued.) Our lives are rivers, gliding free To that mi t'al homed, boundless sea, The silent grave ! Thither all earthly...Roll, to be swallowed up and lost In one dark wave. Longfelloto. For " The Friend." Some Account of Edward Andrews, ^" Cast thy bread upon the waters,"...
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History of Spanish literature, Volume 1

George Ticknor - Spanish literature - 1849
...in solitude over, his sorrows, does not even look round for consolation. He says, in his grief, — Our lives are rivers, gliding free To that unfathomed,...poor man and the son of pride Lie calm and still. The same tone is heard, though somewhat softened, when he touches on the days of his youth and of the...
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