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" Dost thou look back on what hath been, As some divinely gifted man, Whose life in low estate began And on a simple village green ; Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance, And... "
Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of John Alexander Logan ... - Page 152
by United States. 49th Cong., 2d sess., 1886-1887 - 1887 - 213 pages
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The man and the mausoleum: dedication of the Garfield memorial structure in ...

Garfield National Memorial Association - Cleveland (Ohio) - 1890 - 104 pages
...pronounce a eulogy upon the lamented Lincoln. He used these words let me apply them to him to-day : Divinely gifted man Whose life in low estate began, And on a simple village green ; Who breaks through birth's invidious ban, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance,...
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Open Sesame!: Arranged for students over fourteen years old

Blanche Wilder Bellamy, Maud Wilder Goodwin - Readers - 1890
...eternal. "DOST THOU LOOK BACK?" ALFRED TENNYSON. EXTRACT. DOST thou look back on what hath been, As some divinely gifted man Whose life in low estate began And on a simple village-green ? Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts...
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Abraham Lincoln: An Oration Delivered on Washington's Birthday, 1891

William Goodell Frost - Biography & Autobiography - 1891 - 37 pages
...it makes the fulfillment of such words possible. We all exult in the Laureate's description of Some divinely gifted man, Whose life in low estate began,...simple village green: Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance, And grapples with...
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The Chautauquan

1891
...soothe and bless ! What hope of answer, or redress ? Behind the veil, behind the veil. Ibid. LVI. And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance. Ibid. LXIV. What fame is left for human deeds In endless age ? It rests with God. Ibid. LXXIII....
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The Preacher's Complete Homiletical Commentary on the Old Testament: Chronicles

Bible - 1892
...is well ! " " Let your light shine before men " (Matt v. 16). TUtutralion : Grown great. " Some divinely gifted man, Whose life in low estate began,...simple village green ; Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasta the blows of circumstance, And grapples with...
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The works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet laureate

Alfred Tennyson Tennyson (Baron) - 1892
...of thine orbit round A higher height, a deeper deep. Dost thou look back on what hath been, As some divinely gifted man, Whose life in low estate began...simple village green; Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance, And grapples with...
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The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1892 - 874 pages
...thine orbit round A higher height, a deeper deep. LX1V. Dost thou look back on what hath been, As some divinely gifted man, Whose life in low estate began...simple village green ; Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance, And grapples with...
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THE BOOK OF ELEGIES

JAMES BALDWIN - 1893
...thine orbit round A higher height, a deeper deep. LXIV. Dost thou look back on what hath been, As some divinely gifted man, Whose life in low estate began...simple village green ; Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance, And grapples with...
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The Book of Elegies

James Baldwin - Elegiac poetry - 1893 - 304 pages
...thine orbit round A higher height, a deeper deep. LXIV. Dost thou look back on what hath been, As some divinely gifted man, Whose life in low estate began...simple village green ; Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance, And grapples with...
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The laureates of England: Ben Jonson to Alfred Tennyson

Frances Louise Morse Howland, Kenyon West - Literary Criticism - 1895 - 459 pages
...light of deeper eyes Is matter for a flying smile. LXIV. Dost thou look back on what hath been, As some divinely gifted man, Whose life in low estate began...simple village green ; Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance. And grapples with...
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