In Memoriam, Edwin Atson Strong, January 3, 1834 -- February 3, 1920 ...

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Michigan State Normal College, 1920 - Michigan - 38 pages
 

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Page 26 - Somewhere, surely, afar, In the sounding labor house vast Of being, is practised that strength, Zealous, beneficent, firm. Yes, in some far-shining sphere, Conscious or not of the past, Still thou performest the word Of the Spirit in whom thou dost live, Prompt, unwearied as here.
Page 26 - Zealous, beneficent, firm. Yes, in some far-shining sphere, Conscious or not of the past, Still thou performest the word Of the Spirit in whom thou dost live, Prompt, unwearied as here.
Page 37 - it toils on toils endure; The modest shun it but to make it sure; O'er globes and sceptres, now on thrones it dwells;
Page 17 - This mild and bland temper spread itself over the whole man; his manners, his understanding, his piety, all received a hue from it, just as a soft atmosphere communicates its own tender and tranquil character to every object and scene viewed through it.
Page 32 - followed knowledge like a sinking star, beyond the utmost bound of human thought.
Page 27 - Men are ennobled by morals and by intellect; but these two elements know each other and always beckon to each other, until at last they meet in the man, if he is to be truly great.
Page 37 - The Love of Praise, howe'er concealed by art, Reigns more or less and glows in every heart. The proud to
Page 18 - partook of the general temperament of his mind; it was warm, but not heated: earnest, but tranquil; a habit, not an impulse; the air which he breathed, not a tempestuous wind giving occasional violence to his emotions.
Page 19 - My meat and my drink is to do the will of him
Page 17 - character was one which it is soothing to remember. It comes over the mind like the tranquillizing

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