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The prose works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Page 3
by Henry Wadsworth [prose] Longfellow - 1861
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The Canadian Methodist Magazine, Volume 9

Methodism - 1879
...heart. " The setting of a great hope," he exclaims in his Hyperion, which is largely autobiographic, " is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of...itself. Then stars arise, and the night is holy." His household gods were broken. He had no home. Alas ! between him and his sorrow there could be no...
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The Home at Heatherbrae: A Tale

Cornish (Miss.) - 1875 - 349 pages
...'who remained in the house, with a weary step she sought her own room. CHAPTER XVH. The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun : the brightness of our life is gone. Hyperion, W1TH1N the quiet haven of her own room there was no necessity for maintaining any unreality...
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Wine and walnuts

Literary curiosities - 1876
...hinder us from respecting goodness in others, though we ourselves want it. Steele. The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness...withdraws into itself. Then stars arise, and the night is lonely. Longfellow. In the bottle, discontent seeks for comfort, cowardice for courage, and bashfulness...
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Fontnell S. Chad

Fontnell S. Chad - 1876
...is faded. I always think of Carrie when I read that beautiful passage in Hyperion, " The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun ; the...soul withdraws into itself; then stars arise, and the light is holy." CHAPTER XVI. " Life is strong, and still Bears onward to new tasks and sorrows new,...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 pages
...thought of a probable future enjoyment of a thing which is apt to delight him. LOCKE. 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 around us, and the world seems but a dim reflection itself, a broader shadow....
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The biblical museum. Old Testament

James Comper Gray - 1876
...gone, shadows of the evening fall BC cir. 17SO. around us, and the world seems but a dim reflecUOQ itself, a broader shadow. We look forward into the coming lonely night; the soul withdraws itself. The stars arise, and the night is holy." Louyfdlow. a Dr. Kilto. Pharaoh's birthday ...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 43

Universalism - 1879
...over us had given way beneath the healthy, happy glow of childhood. Longfellow says, " The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness...reflection itself a broader shadow. We look forward to the coming loneliness, and the soul withdraws into itself." They tell me God's ways are mysterious,...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1880 - 752 pages
...thought of a probable future enjoyment of a thing which is apt to delight him. LOCKE. The setting of cidate the condition of society and the nature of man. He shows us the court, the camp, and the evening fall around us, and the world seems but a dim reflection itself, a broader shadow....
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 16

Science - 1880
...verified in his own experience the simile of one of our greatest living poets, that 'the setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun the brightness of our life is gone.' " It is possible that the writer believed what he here says, but it is more probable, we must say,...
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The Longfellow birthday-book, arranged by C.F. Bates

Henry Wadsworth [extracts] Longfellow - 1881
...shadows wore on their aerial looms Shot through with golden thread. HAWTHOENE. MAY 24. 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. HYPEEION. For death, that breaks the marriage band In others, only closer pressed The wedding-ring...
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