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The prose works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Page 3
by Henry Wadsworth [prose] Longfellow - 1861
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Annie Fields - Authors, American - 1896 - 355 pages
...the consecutive story of "Hyperion." In the opening chapter of that book he says : " The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness...Flemming had experienced this, though still young." Seven long, weary years elapsed between the death of his young wife and the second and perfect marriage...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...Having naught else but Hope. d. LONGFELLOW — The Children of the Lord's Supper. L. 230. The setting of &1 e. LONGFELLOW — Hyperion. Bk. I. Ch. I. Who bids me Hope, and in that charming word Has peace and...
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Proceedings

Freemasons. Canada. Royal Arch Masons. Grand Chapter - 1898
...charter of which he recommended should be demanded if not surrendered voluntarily. " The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of our life ia gone." The financial statement showed that a matter of $14.50 had been received from this moribund...
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Bulletin

Education, Secondary - 1900
...speech found in the following paragraph, and trace in detail the points of comparison : 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. 8 State two ways in which variety of diction may be secured ; three ways in which variety of sentence...
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The New Cycle, Volumes 11-12

Body, Mind & Spirit - 1900
...sieve. A similar thought played upon the mind of Longfellow and found the expression that the setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun : the brightness of our lives is gone. According to these poets, hope is no delusion, nor does it belong to the sphere of ephemerals...
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The Banquet Book: A Classified Collection of Quotations Designed for General ...

Cuyler Reynolds - Alcoholic beverages - 1902 - 475 pages
...From its own wreck the thing it contemplates. SHELLBV, Prometheus. iv. last stanza. The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of our life is gone. LONGFELLOW, Hyperion. Bk. I, ch. I. But still there clung One hope, like a keen sword on starting threads...
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Annual Report of the New-York Institution for the Instruction ..., Issues 85-88

New-York Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb - Deaf - 1904
...о W !zĄ о о с! S W Report of the New York Institution. 119 Ivongfellow says : " The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of our life is gone." And it is so, for without Hope life would be dark. But after darkness comes light, and so God has given...
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Annual Report and Documents, Volumes 85-89

New York (State) School for the deaf, White Plains - 1904
...are miserable. It is then that Hope brings dreams of happiness. Longfellow says : ' ' The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of our life is gone." And it is so, for without Hope life would be dark. But after darkness comes light, and so God has given...
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Literature in the Common Schools

John Harrington Cox - Children's literature - 1908 - 227 pages
...and pathetic dust," we understand as never before the beautiful words of Longfellow : "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 a reflection — itself a broader shadow. We look forward into the lonely coming night. The soul withdraws...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1908 - 644 pages
...human mind are not from enjoyment to enjoyment, but from hope to hope. — .fohnson. The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. — The brightness of our life is gone, shadows of the evening fall but u around us, and the world broader shadow. — fjmgfrllow. Used with due abstinence,...
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