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" The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of our life is gone. Shadows of evening fall around us, and the world seems but a dim reflection, — itself a broader shadow. We look forward into the coming lonely night. The... "
The prose works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Page 3
by Henry Wadsworth [prose] Longfellow - 1861
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Love a reality, not romance

Hannah Ransome Geldart - 1852
...then to rest herself. CHAPTER VI. PLANS FOB GRAHAME.— THE MOTHER A CONFIDANT, &c. " The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of our life seems gone. Shadows of evening fall around us, and the world seems but a dim reflection — itself...
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Hyperion, illustr. from drawings by B. Foster

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1853 - 320 pages
...for one of his heroes. Here, also, shall chureh-bells be runi*, but more solemnly. u The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness...Shadows of evening fall around us, and the world seems hut a dim reflection, — itself a broader shadow. We look forward into the coming lonely night. The...
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Hyperion: A Romance

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Authors, American - 1853 - 304 pages
...his heroes. Here, also, shall church-bells be rung, but more solemnly. The setting of a great hoj>e is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of our life is pine. Shadows of evening fall nrouncl us, and the world seems but n dim reflection. — itself n broader...
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Odd Fellows' Literary Casket, Volumes 1-2

William Peter Strickland - American literature - 1854
...to wake up a whole neighborhood at midnight with his sorrows." BEAUTIFUL THOUGHT. — The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness...evening fall around us, and the world seems but a dull reflection — itself a broader shade. We look forward into the coming lonely night ; the soul...
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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review

1855
...myself to the proper mood, taking as motto the following extract from the former: — " The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness...into itself. Then stars arise and the night is holy." Seating myself at the window of my imaginary solitary chamber, somewhere in London, and overlooking...
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Lights and shadows of English life, by the authoress of 'Clara Cameron'.

English life - 1855
...cannot think, indeed I cannot, but I will endeavour to do as you advise." CHAPTER XIII. " The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness...but a dim reflection — itself a broader shadow." LONGPELLOW. IT was was late when Lady Swindon and Maude arrived in London, and drove up to the same...
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Hyperion: A Romance

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Europe - 1856 - 382 pages
...name for one of his heroes. Here, also, shall church-bells be rung, but more solemnly. The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness...world seems but a dim reflection, — itself a broader -*oAshadow. We look forward into the coming; lonely night. The soul withdraws into itself. Then stars...
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Heavenly recognition

Henry Harbaugh - 1857
...of earthly love seem to perish in the grave, then it is night on earth and gloomy. " The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness...evening fall around us, and the world seems but a dim reflection—itself a broader shadow. We look forward into the coming lonely night. The soul withdraws...
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The Secret of a Life

Letitia Mary M. Bell - 1858 - 416 pages
...next day saw her journeying by easy stages to Penmorfa. Longfellow has well said, " The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun, — the...lonely night, — the soul withdraws into itself." Though less distinctly expressed, such were Ellen's thoughts as she quitted her father's house to return...
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Mignonette, a sketch, by the author of The curate of Holy Cross. [signing ...

Ernest Richard Seymour - 1858
...darkened. Poor Mignon! And was not this widowhood for her heart, too ? PBTJII WITHEBED. The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness...a broader shadow. We look forward into the coming lovely night. The soul withdraws into itself. Then stars arise, and the night is holy. — LONGFELLOW....
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