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" Dost thou look back on what hath been, As some divinely gifted man, Whose life in low estate began And on a simple village green ; Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance, And... "
Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of John Alexander Logan ... - Page 152
by United States. 49th Cong., 2d sess., 1886-1887 - 1887 - 213 pages
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The Man and the Mausoleum: Dedication of the Garfield Memorial Structure in ...

Garfield National Memorial Association - Cleveland (Ohio) - 1890 - 104 pages
...pronounce a eulogy upon the lamented Lincoln. He used these words — let me apply them to him to-day : Divinely gifted man Whose life in low estate began, And on a simple village green ; Who breaks through birth's invidious ban, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance,...
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Open Sesame!: Arranged for students over fourteen years old

Blanche Wilder Bellamy, Maud Wilder Goodwin - Readers - 1890
...eternal. "DOST THOU LOOK BACK?" ALFRED TENNYSON. EXTRACT. DOST thou look back on what hath been, As some divinely gifted man Whose life in low estate began And on a simple village-green ? Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts...
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Abraham Lincoln: An Oration Delivered on Washington's Birthday, 1891

William Goodell Frost - 1891 - 37 pages
...it makes the fulfillment of such words possible. We all exult in the Laureate's description of Some divinely gifted man, Whose life in low estate began,...simple village green: Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance, And grapples with...
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The Chautauquan

Chautauquas - 1891
...soothe and bless ! What hope of answer, or redress ? Behind the veil, behind the veil. — Ibid. LVI. And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance. — Ibid. LXIV. What fame is left for human deeds In endless age ? It rests with God. — Ibid. LXXIII....
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The Preacher's Complete Homiletical Commentary on the Old Testament: Chronicles

Bible - 1892
...is well ! " " Let your light shine before men " (Matt v. 16). TUtutralion : — Grown great. " Some divinely gifted man, Whose life in low estate began,...simple village green ; Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasta the blows of circumstance, And grapples with...
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The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate, Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1892 - 807 pages
...of thine orbit round A higher height, a deeper deep. Dost thou look back on what hath been, As some divinely gifted man, Whose life in low estate began...simple village green; Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance, And grapples with...
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The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1892 - 874 pages
...thine orbit round A higher height, a deeper deep. LX1V. Dost thou look back on what hath been, As some divinely gifted man, Whose life in low estate began...simple village green ; Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance, And grapples with...
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The Book of Elegies

James Baldwin - Elegiac poetry - 1893 - 304 pages
...thine orbit round A higher height, a deeper deep. LXIV. Dost thou look back on what hath been, As some divinely gifted man, Whose life in low estate began...simple village green ; Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance, And grapples with...
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The Book of Elegies

James Baldwin - Elegiac poetry - 1893 - 304 pages
...thine orbit round A higher height, a deeper deep. LXIV. Dost thou look back on what hath been, As some divinely gifted man, Whose life in low estate began...simple village green ; Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance, And grapples with...
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The Laureates of England: Ben Jonson to Alfred Tennyson

Frances Louise Morse Howland - Poets laureate - 1895 - 459 pages
...light of deeper eyes Is matter for a flying smile. LXIV. Dost thou look back on what hath been, As some divinely gifted man, Whose life in low estate began...simple village green ; Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance. And grapples with...
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