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" With calm and solemn footsteps the rising tide bears against the rushing torrent up stream, and pushes back the hurrying waters. With no less calm and solemn footsteps, nor less certainly, does a great mind bear up against public opinion, and push back... "
Hyperion: A Romance - Page 91
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1839
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Hyperion

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1848
...stream, and pushes back the hurrying waters. With no less calm and solemn footsteps, nor less certainty, does a great mind bear up against public opinion,...back its hurrying stream. Therefore should every man wait;—should bide his time. Not in listless idleness,—not in useless pastime,—not in querulous...
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Eliza Cook's journal, Volume 6

...stream, and pushes back the hurrying waters. With no less calm and solemn footsteps, nor less certainty, does a great mind bear up against public opinion,...willing and fulfilling, and accomplishing his task, that \\ hen the occasion comes he may be equal to the occasion. And if it never comes, what matters it to...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp].

Robert Kemp Philp - 1864
...Thmighttfor Honest People. THE TALENT OF SUCCESS. — Everyman must patiently abide his time. He must wait ; not in listless idleness, not in useless pastime,...querulous dejection, but in constant, steady, cheerful endeavour, always willing, fulfilling his task, " that when the occasion comes he may be equal to the...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 20

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1850
...stream, and pushes back the hurrying waters. With no less calm and solemn footsteps, nor less certainty, does a great mind bear up against public opinion,...querulous dejection, but in constant, steady, cheerful endeavors, always willing and fulfilling, and accomplishing his task, that when the occasion comes...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 20

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1850
...stream, and pushes back the hurrying waters. With no less calm and solemn footsteps, nor less certainty, ed, by a rattling peal of thunder; and it now remnins...boys innovated upon the memorable laws of the old r listlees idleness, not in useless pastime, not in querulous dejection, but fn constant, steady, cheerful...
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Hyperion: A Romance

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Europe - 1856 - 382 pages
..." And after all," continued Flemming, " per haps the greatest lesson, which the lives of lit erary men teach us, is told in a single word : Wait ! —...but in constant, steady, cheerful endeavours, always wiUing and fulfilling, and accomplishing his task, that, when the occasion comes, he may be equal to...
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The North-Carolina Journal of Education, Volume 2

James D. Campbell, Calvin Henderson Wiley - Education - 1859
...Journal. SUCCESS. — Every man must patiently abide his time. He must wait, not in listless idlecese, not in useless pastime, not in querulous dejection ; but in constant, steady, and cheerful endeavor ; always wii 1859.] [Nov., linir. fulfilling and accomplishing hie task , that...
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The Quarterly Magazine of the Independent Order of Odd-Fellows, Manchester Unity

Fraternal organizations - 1862
...many of his querulous compeers when he says, " Every man must patiently ahide his time. He must wait, not in listless idleness, not in useless pastime, not in querulous dejection, hut in constant, steady, cheerful endeavour, always willing, fulfilling his task, ' that when the occasion...
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Selections from Various Sources

Commonplace-books - 1863 - 240 pages
...tree of Calvary." SUCCESS. " EVERY man must patiently abide his time. He must wait, not in listless, not in useless pastime, not in querulous dejection, but in constant, steady fulfilling and accomplishing his task ; that when the occasion comes, he may be equal to the occasion....
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Friends Intelligencer: A Religious and Family Journal, Volume 25

1869
...obtain among professing Christians. SUCCESS. Every man must patiently abide his time. He must wait not in listless idleness, not in useless pastime,...not in querulous dejection, but in constant, steady fulfilling and accomplishing his task, that when the occasion comes he may be equal to it. The talent...
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