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" So careful of the type she seems. So careless of the single life ; That I, considering everywhere Her secret meaning in her deeds. And finding that of fifty seeds She often brings but one to bear, I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight... "
Our Poetical Favorites, Second Series: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems ... - Page 452
1876 - 543 pages
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - American poetry - 1882 - 862 pages
...likest God within the soul f Are God and nature then at strife, That nature lends such evil dreams f So careful of the type she seems, So careless of the...is lord of all. And faintly trust the larger hope, ALFRED TENNYSON. it l)c Glunr Singing at £Hibnigl)t. LOUD he sang the psalm of David ! He, a negro...
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An Introduction to the Study of Poetry

Henry Bernard Cotterill - English poetry - 1882 - 328 pages
...cynical sneer rises to his lips. Is not this despairing melancholy deeply impressed on our literature ? " I falter where I firmly trod, And, falling with my...is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope." I, need hardly quote more. Our greatest poet only too often speaks thus. In such moments " when the...
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Development of English Literature and Language

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1882
...Driven by an awful pain of need, he cuts the Gordian knot, and betakes himself reverently to faith: 'I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my...is Lord of all. And faintly trust the larger hope.' Can man who trusts, who battles for the true, be only the product of material forces, ' blown about...
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The Modern review, a quarterly magazine (ed. by R.A. Armstrong)., Volume 3

Richard Acland Armstrong - 1882
...trust that good shall fall At last — far off— at last, to all, And every winter change to spring. I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my...is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope. Thirty years separate " In Memoriam" from " Despair." The difference between the tone of the two poems...
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Defects of modern Christianity and other sermons

Alfred Williams Momerie - Christianity - 1882 - 355 pages
...Tennyson — " I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Z Upon the world's great altar-stairs, That slope through darkness up to God,...is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope. " But our confidence will grow in proportion as we act upon it, until at last it will become the very...
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The science of man

Charles Bray - 1883
...often brings but one to bear, I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon a great world's altar-stairs That slope through darkness...is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope. LT. "So careful of the type ! " but no. From scarped cliff and quarried stone She cries ' a thousand...
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Select Notes on the International Sunday School Lessons ...

International Sunday School Lessons - 1883
...falter where I firmly trod And falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar stairs, That slope through darkness up to God; " I stretch...is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope." For man without the Gospel is but " An infant cryIng in the night, An infant crying for the light,...
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The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1883 - 730 pages
...firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope thro' darkness up to God, I stretch lame hands of faith,...Lord of all. And faintly trust the larger hope. " So czref ul of the type ? " but no. From scarped cliff and quarried stone • She cries, "A thousand types...
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Soul-winning: A Course of Four Lectures Delivered Under the Auspices of the ...

Henry Flesher Bland - Pastoral theology - 1883 - 132 pages
...falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon the world's great altar stairs That slope through darkness up to God ; I stretch...and chaff, and call To what I feel is Lord of all." * Metropolitan Pulpit, II., p. 136. 4 " We want rest and peace," said the one. " I stretch lame hands...
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The Modern Review, Volume 3

Religion - 1882
...good shall fall At last — far off — at last, to all, And every winter change to spring. ***** 465 I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my...is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope. Thirty years separate " In Memoriam" from " Despair." The difference between the tone of the two poems...
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