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The prose works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Page 3
by Henry Wadsworth [prose] Longfellow - 1861
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The Royal Path of Life: Or, Aims and Aids to Success and Happiness

Thomas Louis Haines, Levi W. Yaggy - Conduct of life - 1881 - 600 pages
...them from above, and their success may be one of the elements of his joy in Heaven. The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of our life is gone, shadows of the evening fall behind us, and the world seems but a dim reflection itself — a broader shadow. We...
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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Quotations, English - 1882 - 899 pages
...Having naaght else but Hope. e. LONGFELLOW— Children of the iMst Supper. Line 227. The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of our life is gone. /. LONGFELLOW — Hyperion. Bk. I. Ch. I. Thoughts of him to-day have been oft borne inward upon me,...
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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Jehiel Keeler Hoyt - Quotations - 1882 - 899 pages
...Having naught else but Hope. '- LONGFELLOW — Children of the Last Supper. Line 227. The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of our life il gone. ; LONGFELLOW— Hyperion. Bk. I. Ch. I. Thoughts of him to-day have been oft borne inward...
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Records of Jesus Reviewed and Fifty Questions Answered Through Five Hundred ...

Benjamin Franklin Burnham - 1883 - 294 pages
...Massena was not himself until the battle began to go against him. — Napoleon Bonaparte. The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun, the brightness of our life is gone : shadows of the evening fall behind us, and the world seems but a dim reflection itself, a broader shadow. We look...
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Literature for Beginners: Containing Biographies of the Most Prominent ...

Harriet B. Swineford - American literature - 1883 - 287 pages
...her wings. HOLMES. Where there is no hope there can be no endeavor. SAMUEL JOHNSON. The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun: the brightness of our life is gone. LONGPELLOW. True hope is swift, and flies with swallow's wings : Kings it makes gods, and meaner creatures...
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Gems for the Fireside: Comprising the Most Unique, Touching, Pithy, and ...

Otis Henry Tiffany - 1883 - 908 pages
...hope hath everything. Despondency is ingratitude. Hope is God's worship. (Beecher. Tlie setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of our life is gone. The shadows of the evening fall around us, and the world seems but a dim reflection, itself a broader...
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The triplet of life, or A book of records for births, marriages, and deaths ...

Mary Frederica P. Dunbar - 1883
...greet, And they whom Death hath severed meet, And hold again communion sweet ! SOUTHEY. The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun, the brightness of our life is gone. LONGFELLOW. - August 6. Religion is a walking, not a talking concern. LADY NAIRNE. Not narrowly men's...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D. Thomas ..., Part 1

David Thomas - 1883
...terrible conviction that all life's labour has been lost ! " The setting of a great hope," says Long/Mow, "is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of our life is gone, shadows of the evening fall around us, and the world seems but a dim reflection — itself a broader shadow. We...
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The golden gems of life: or, Gathered jewels for the home circle

Smith C. Ferguson, Emory Adams Allen - Philosophy - 1884 - 608 pages
...own time we shall reap if we faint not. There is always a sadness in the dying of a great hope. It is like the setting of the sun. The brightness of our life is gone, shadows of the evening fall behind us, and the world seems but a dim reflection of itself — a broader shadow....
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Poets of America

Edmund Clarence Stedman - American poetry - 1885 - 516 pages
...consoles itself with imagery : " The setting of a great hope is like the setting of the sun. . . . We look forward into the coming lonely night. The...itself. Then stars arise, and the night is holy." This precise, epicurean touch, the application of art to feeling, was new in our authorship. Void of...
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