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" I see them walking in an air of glory, Whose light doth trample on my days; My days which are at best but dull and hoary, Mere glimmering and decays. "
The prose works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Page 201
by Henry Wadsworth [prose] Longfellow - 1861
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Looking Toward Sunset: From Sources Old and New, Original and Selected

Lydia Maria Child - Old age - 1866 - 455 pages
...is fair and bright, And my sad thoughts doth clear. DEAR, beauteous Death ! the jewel of the just I Shining nowhere but in the dark ! What mysteries do...bird's nest may know, At first sight, if the bird be flown ; But what fair field or grove he sings in now, That is to him unknown. And yet, as angels,...
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Tales, songs and sonnets

John Watson Dalby - 1866 - 184 pages
...young grave we write. ELEGIAC STANZAS, TO THE MEMORY OF MARY CAROLINE DE W., WHO DIED MAY 26, 1841. "Dear beauteous death, the jewel of the just, Shining...lie beyond thy dust, Could man outlook that mark." THE season came to which she looked With longing heart and eyes, The season of the opening leaf, And...
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Early lost; early saved; or, Consolation for bereaved parents [ed. by A. Pope].

George Washington Bethune - 1866
...PSALM OF DEATH. THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. HW LONGFELLOW. "Dear beauteous Death ! the jewel of the Shining nowhere but in the dark. What mysteries do lie beyond thy dust, Could we outlook that mark !" There is a Eeaper, whose name is Death, And with his sickle keen, He reaps...
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Early lost, early saved: an argument for the salvation of infants, with ...

George Washington Bethune - Self-Help - 1866
...PSALM OF DEATH. THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. HW LONGFELLOW. " Dear beauteous Death ! the jewel of the Shining nowhere but in the dark. What mysteries do lie beyond thy dust, Could we outlook that mark !" There is a Reaper, whose name is Death, And with his sickle keen, He reaps...
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Pulpit Elocution

1867 - 413 pages
...Prospect," refers to the same uncertainty, in stanzas that, though somewhat quaint, are very striking " Dear, beauteous Death, the jewel of the just, Shining...fledged bird's nest, may know At first sight if the bird be flown ; But what fair field or grove he sings in now, That is to him unknown. " And yet, as angels...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical, ecclesiastical ...

1867
...holy hope and high humility, High as the heavens above ! These are your walks, and you have shown them me To kindle my cold love. Dear, beauteous Death,...Could man outlook that mark ! He that hath found some fledg'd birds' nest, may know, At first sight, if the bird be flown ; But what fair grove or field...
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The English Spirit: A New Approach Through the World Conception of Rudolf ...

Doris Eveline Faulkner Jones - Anthroposophy - 1982 - 217 pages
...object of her selfless devotion. Hence a very special interest attaches to English elegiac poetry. "Dear beauteous Death ! the jewel of the Just, Shining nowhere but in the dark ; What mysteries do Jie beyond thy dust, Could man outlook that mark ! Tennyson's "In Memoriam" is unique in elegiac literature...
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The Metaphysical Poets

Helen Gardner - Poetry - 1985 - 309 pages
...shew'd them me To kindle my cold love, Dear, beauteous death ! the Jewel of the Just, Shining no where, but in the dark ; What mysteries do lie beyond thy dust; Could man oudook that mark ! He that hath found some fledg'd birds nest, may know At first sight, if the bird...
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A History of Human Responses to Death: Mythologies, Rituals, and Ethics

Plinio Prioreschi - Philosophy - 1990 - 508 pages
...eternally And death shall be no more; Death, thou shall die. Henry Vaugham (1621-1695) could write: Dear, beauteous death! The jewel of the just, Shining...lie beyond thy dust, Could man outlook that mark! O Father of eternal life, and all Created glories under Thee! Resume Thy spirit from this world of...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...of Light 26 They are all gone into the world of light! And I alone sit ling'ring here; (1. 1—2) 27 , sleeket, cowran, tim'rous beastie, O, what a panic's in thy breastie! Thou ne (1. 17—18) 28 Either disperse these mists, which blot and fill My perspective, still, as they pass:...
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