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" Tis an awkward thing to play with souls, And matter enough to save one's own: Yet think of my friend, and the burning coals He played with for bits of stone! "
A Counsel of Perfection - Page 118
by Mary St. Leger Kingsley Harrison - 1903 - 324 pages
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Gerald Northrop: A Novel

Claude Carlos Washburn - 1914 - 519 pages
...midst of such mud. I thought I could save the quality of her." He shrugged his shoulders. " ' 'Tis an awkward thing to play with souls, And matter enough to save one's own,' but that's bad poetry and much too tragic to be fitting," he concluded with a little laugh. " She...
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The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1918, Volume 1

American poetry - 1918 - 4009 pages
...shall seem to his love, you guess: What I seem to myself, do you ask of me? No hero, I confess. 'Tis an awkward thing to play with souls, And matter enough...one's own: Yet think of my friend, and the burning coals He played with for bits of stone! One likes to show the truth for the truth; That the woman was...
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Papers on Psycho-analysis

Ernest Jones - Child development - 1918 - 715 pages
...souls.') But that is precisely what the physician may not do. As Browning so justly puts it: ' Tis an awkward thing to play with souls, And matter enough to save one's own.' Irresponsible behaviour of this sort takes no proper count of the complicated processes that go on...
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Lady Lilith, Part 1

Stephen McKenna - History - 1920 - 313 pages
...shall seem to his love, you guess: What I seem to myself, do you ask of me? No hero, I confess. Tis an awkward thing to play with souls, And matter enough to save one's own. . . ." RORERT BROWNING: "A LIGHT WOMAN." "SHALL we go down before the crowd?" Jack asked. "Oh, don't...
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Satan, the Waster: A Philosophic War Trilogy with Notes & Introduction

Vernon Lee - World War, 1914-1918 - 1920 - 298 pages
...what is worse, usually without an inkling of their dangers. Our intentions are honest. " But 'tis an awkward thing to play with souls and matter enough to save one's own," for, like that hero of Browning's, our attempts at influencing others, or at least the methods at our...
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Satan, the Waster: A Philosophic War Trilogy with Notes & Introduction

Vernon Lee - World War, 1914-1918 - 1920 - 298 pages
...what is worse, usually without an inkling of their dangers. Our intentions are honest. " But 'tis an awkward thing to play with souls and matter enough to save one's oum," for, like that hero of Browning's, our attempts at influencing others, or at least the methods...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Browning

Robert Browning - 1921 - 1359 pages
...seem to myself, do you ask of me? No hero, 1 confess. 'Tis an awkward thing to play with souls, :o And matter enough to save one's own : Yet think of my friend, and the burning coals He played with for bits of stone ! One likes to show the truth for the truth; That the woman...
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The Story of St. John Baptist de la Salle: Founder of the Institute of the ...

Francis Meehan - 1921 - 135 pages
...way or the other, in the vocation of their children. He knew, as the poet Browning says, " 'Tis an awkward thing to play with souls, And matter enough to save one's own." He knew that his boy was rather young to make a decision which would affect the whole course of his...
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Pre-Raphaelite and Other Poets: Lectures

Lafcadio Hearn - English poetry - 1922 - 432 pages
...shall seem to his love, you guess: What I seem to myself, do you ask of me? No hero, I confess. 'Tis an awkward thing to play with souls, And matter enough...one's own: Yet think of my friend, and the burning coals He played with for bits of stone ! One likes to show the truth for the truth ; That the woman...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 25

1870
...will aid if men will call : For the blue sky bends over all ! " COLERIDGE'S Ckriitabel. " 'T is an awkward thing to play with souls. And matter enough to save one's own." ROBERT BROWNING. Dean Small's lumber bill, $42.47 Joshua Reynold's bill, 74.75 Collect both within...
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