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" Oh could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to live, what blessedness to die! Methinks their very names shine still and bright ; Apart — like glow-worms on a summer night; Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray; or seen — like... "
Bentley's Miscellany - Page 258
by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1840
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The Christian lawyer: being a portraiture of the life and character of ...

Methodists - 1859 - 320 pages
...CONCLUSION 311 • THE CHRISTIAN LAWYER. CHAPTEE I. ANCESTRAL INFLUENCE IN DETERMINING CHARACTER. 0, could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to...names shine still and bright, Apart, like glow-worms on a summer night ; Or lonely tapers, when from far they fling A guiding ray ; or seem, like stars...
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Christian Classics... with Notices Biographical and Critical, Volume 3

James Hamilton - 1859
...faith, and purest charity, In statesman, priest, and humble citizen. Oh ! could we copy their ruild virtues then, What joy to live, what blessedness to...shine still and bright ; Apart — like glow-worms on a summer night ; Or, lonely tapers, when from far they fling A guiding ray; or seen — like stars...
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The complete angler, or, The contemplative man's recreation: being ..., Volume 1

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton - Fishing - 1860
...praise. Wordsworth's exquisite sonnet on Walton's biographical labours cannot be too often reprinted : There are no colours in the fairest sky So fair as...virtues, then What joy to live, what blessedness to die I Mi-thinks their very Names shine still and bright, Apart — like glow-worms in the woods of spring,...
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The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Richard Hooker, George ...

Izaak Walton, Thomas Zouch - 1860 - 386 pages
...Draft from an angel's wing : with moistened eye, We read of faith, and purest charity, In Statesmen, Priest, and humble Citizen. Oh ! could we copy their...shine still and bright, Apart — like glow-worms on a summer night ; Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray ; or seen — like stars...
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The Poetical Works of George Herbert: With a Memoir of the Author, & Notes

Robert Eldridge Amis Willmot - 1863 - 315 pages
...sleeps ; Herbert delights to set anthems to his lute ; and Wotton bequeaths his viol to a friend. " 0 could we copy their mild virtues ! then What joy to...shine still and bright ; Apart, — like glow-worms on a summer night: Or lonely tapers, when from far they fling A guiding ray; or seem, like stars on...
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Walton's Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Richard Hooker, George ...

Thomas Zouch - Great Britain - 1865 - 386 pages
...Dropt from an angel's wing : with moistened eye, We read of faith, and purest charity, In Statesmen, Priest, and humble Citizen. Oh ! could we copy their...shine still and bright, Apart — like glow-worms on a summer night ; Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray ; or seen — like stars...
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The British Poets, Volume 4

1865
...With moistened eye We read of faith and purest charity In Statesman, Priest, and humble Citizen : O could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to...shine still and bright ; Apart, — like glowworms on a summer night ; Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray ; or seen, like stars on...
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British poets

Literary Criticism - 1865
...sleeps; Herbert delights to set anthems to his lute ; and Wotton bequeaths his viol to a friend. " 0 could we copy their mild virtues! then What joy to...Methinks their very names shine still and bright; Apart,—like glow-worms on a summer night: Or lonely tapers, when from far they fling A guiding ray;...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth: With a Memoir, Volume 4

1865
...Statesman, Priest, and humble Citizen : O could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to li ve, what blessedness to die ! Methinks their very names...shine still and bright ; Apart, — like glowworms on a summer night ; Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray ; or seen, like stars on...
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The Works of George Herbert: In Prose and Verse

George Herbert - 1865 - 466 pages
...fleeps ; Herbert delights to fet anthems to his lute ; and Wotton bequeaths his viol to a friend. O could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to live, what bleffednefs to die ! Methinks their very names mine ftill and bright ; Apart — like glow-worms on...
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