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" I HELD it truth, with him who sings To one clear harp in divers tones, That men may rise on steppingstones Of their dead selves to higher things. "
Works: The princess. In memoriam - Page 133
by Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1904
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1884
...children -who will follow their own wilful way. It may be God's way of saving them after all. " I hold it truth with him who sings To one clear harp in divers...stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher things." ealjr 0f AND now that Sarah was dead, Abraham came to mourn and to weep over her. But was not Abraham...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1883
...will he realize, more vividly every day, the poet's words : — " I held it true with him who singe To one clear harp in divers tones, That men may rise on stepping stones Of their dead selves, to higher things." THE END. obtmnfa: I. — DENHOLME. OUR New...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumes 13-14

Anna Maria Hall
...largest amount of unanimity, wisdom, and virtue."— Gni:ot: Preface to the " Life of Washiaffloii" " I held it truth with him who sings To one clear harp...stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher things." Tennyton't " /╗ Memvriam." SCRAPS. TIIE SCHOLAR'S BREECHES. Mr son was lately obliged, under stress...
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In Memoriam

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1850 - 216 pages
...where they fail in truth, And in thy wisdom make me wise. 1849. IN MEMORIAM AHH OBIIT MDCCCXXXIII. I HELD it truth, with him who sings To one clear harp...And find in loss a gain to match ? Or reach a hand through time to catch The far-off interest of tears ? Let Love clasp Grief lest both be drowned, ;...
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The RugbŠan

Rugby sch - 1850
...bowing to it as a despot. Perfection is- above us, and we should strive to mount the ladder, knowing that men may " rise on< stepping-stones of their dead selves to higher things." It is not therefore at all inconsistent with present energy to look back into the past, thougJi to...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1851
...explain the reference in the following verse, the first in this beautiful series of poems : •• I held it truth, with him who sings To one clear harp...on stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher thing*. " The following stanza, also in the poem numbered 87., much needs interpretation : *' Or cooled...
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Notes and Queries: A Medium of Intercommunication for Literary Men, General ...

Questions and answers - 1851
...able to explain the reference in the following verse, the first in this beautiful series of poems : " I held it truth, with him who sings To one clear harp in divers tones, 1 hat men may rise on stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher things." The following stanza,...
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The American Whig Review, Volumes 13-14

1851
...familiar simplicity which spoiled some of his earlier writings. It opens finely : — " I held it troth, with him -who sings To one clear harp in divers tones, That men may nse on stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher things. " But who shall so forecast the years,...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 13

1851
...on the too familiar simplicity which spoiled some of his earlier writings. It opens finely : — " I held it truth, with him who sings To one clear harp in divers toneź, That men may rise on stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher tilings. " But who shall...
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Wisconsin Journal of Education, Volume 23

Education - 1893
...world." — The Passing of Arthur. "Better not be at all than not be noble." — The Princess. "I hold it truth with him who sings To one clear harp in divers...stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher things." — In Memoriam. "Hower'er it be, it seems to me, 'Tis only noble to be good. Kind hearts are more...
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