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" THERE is no God,' the foolish saith, — ' But none, ' There is no sorrow ; ' And nature oft, the cry of faith, In bitter need will borrow : Eyes, which the preacher could not school, By wayside graves are raised ; And lips say, ' God be pitiful,' Who... "
Boston Miscellany - Page 193
1842
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Rosa Lindesay; the light of Kilmain, by M.H.

Matilda Horsburgh - 1867
...for help, even from lips unaccustomed to pray. Very true are the lines of the gifted poetess — ' There is no God, the foolish saith; But none, There...oft the cry of faith In bitter need will borrow.' T The ' destruction that wasteth at noon-day ' swept over Kilmain and its neighbourhood, and few were...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 34

Henry Allon - Christianity - 1861
...The Cry of the Human. It begins with a stanza which has been often quoted with approbation : — ' ' There is no God,' the foolish saith, But none, ' There...graves are raised ; And lips say, ' God be pitiful,' Who ne'er said ' God be praised.' Be pitiful, O God !' With the exception that words ought to be pronounced...
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Ecce Deus-Homo: Or, The Work and Kingdom of the Christ of Scripture

Alexander White Pitzer - 1868 - 207 pages
...depravity is corruption of the moral nature ; misery is the suffering consequent upon guilt and depravity ; "There is no God, the foolish saith ; But none, There is no sorrow ;" and the universality of sorrow proves the universality of sin. Where there is no law, there cannot be guilt...
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Bible Class Studies on Some of the Words of the Lord Jesus

Jessie Coombs - 1868 - 238 pages
...and painfully dreary ; — and why thus ? Why bereave, afflict, and make us so weary and desolate ? " 'There is no God," the foolish saith, But none ' there is no sorrow ; ' Eyes which the preacher could not school, By wayside graves are raised ; And lips say, 'God be...
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A Manual of Elocution Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice

M. S. Mitchell - Elocution - 1869 - 396 pages
...and warble there, And little footsteps lightly print the ground. THE CRY OF THE HUMAN. Jfn. Brtncmng. "There is no God," the foolish saith, — But none,...graves are raised; And lips say, " God be pitiful," Who ne'er said, " God be prais'd." Be pitiful, 0 God ! The tempest stretches from the steep The shadow...
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Independent Monthly

1869
...unnecessary anguish we might have caused him. Mrs. Browning, in one of her inimitable poems, says : " There is no God, the foolish saith, But none, There is no sorrow; And nature oft in bitter need, The cry of faith must borrow ; Eyes which the preacher could not school, By way-side...
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Poetical Works, Volume 3

Elizabeth Barrett Browning - 1872
...music left there "Was only of the poet's song, and not the nightingale's. THE GEY OF THE HUMAN. i. ' THERE is no God,' the foolish saith, But none, ' There...graves are raised, And lips say, ' God be pitiful,' Who ne'er said, ' God be praised.' Be pitiful, 0 God ! n. The tempest stretches from the steep The...
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The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning Complete in One Volume

Elizabeth Barrett Browning - 1870 - 533 pages
...fly and bird, called foolish now. Are wise (for all^thy scorn) as thou ! ' THE CRY OF THE HUMAN. ' THERE is no God,' the foolish saith, But none, ' There...graves are raised ; And lips say, ' God be pitiful,' Who ne'er said, ' God be praised.' Be pitiful, O God ! The tempest stretches from the steep The shadow...
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Poetical Works

Elizabeth Barrett Browning - 1872 - 533 pages
...fly and bird, called foolish now, Are wise (for all thy scorn) as thou ! ' THE CRY OF THE HUMAN. ' THERE is no God,' the foolish saith, But none, 'There...graves are raised ; And lips say, ' God be pitiful/ Who ne'er said, ' God be praised.' Be pitiful, O God I The tempest stretches from the steep The shadow...
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New Cyclopaedia of Poetical Illustrations: Adapted to Christian Teaching ...

Poetry - 1872 - 696 pages
...own, And men be brothers all. John». 1878. HUMANITY, Cry of. "There is no God," the foolish sai Hi, 2 Who ne'er said, "God be praised." Be pitiful, OGodl The battle hurtles on the plains — Earth feels...
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