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" Let us be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from the ground arise, But oftentimes celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mists and vapors ; Amid these earthly damps What seem to us but sad, funereal tapers... "
Poems - Page 342
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1850
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Stryker's American Register and Magazine, Volume 2

History, Modern - 1849
...dying, And mournings for the dead; The heart of Rachel for her children crying Will not be comforted ! Let us be patient ! these severe afflictions Not from...arise, But oftentimes celestial benedictions Assume tins dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mists and vapours; Amid these earthly damps What seem...
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Echoes of Infant Voices

M. A. H. - Children in literature - 1849 - 144 pages
...dying, And mournings for the dead; The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! Let us be patient! These severe afflictions Not from...ground arise, But oftentimes celestial benedictions We see but dimly through the mists and vapors ; Amid these earthly damps What seem to us but sad, funereal...
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Light for the House of Mourning: a Book for the Bereaved

Jabez Burns - Bereavement - 1850 - 224 pages
...dying, And mournings for the dead ; The heart of Rachel for her children crying Will not be comforted ! Let us be patient! these severe afflictions Not from...vapors, Amid these earthly damps ; What seem to us, but dim, funereal tapers, May be Heaven's distant lamps. There is no death ! what seems so is transition...
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The Boston Book: Being Specimens of Metropolitan Literature

James Thomas Fields - American literature - 1850 - 364 pages
...And mournings for the dead ; The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! Let us be patient! these severe afflictions Not from...vapors ; Amid these earthly damps, What seem to us but dim funereal tapers May be heaven's distant lamps. There is no Death ! what seems so is transition...
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The Christian Treasury, Volume 5

Protestantism - 1850
...for the dead; The heart of Rachel for her children crying Will not be comforted. Let us be patiect ! these severe afflictions Not from the ground arise,...dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mists and vapours; Amid these earthly damps, What seem to us but dim, funereal tapers, May be heaven's distant...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 20

1850
...The heart of Racbael, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! " Let us be patient ! Those — and C their dark disguise. " We see but dimly through the mists and vapors Amid these earthly damps ; What...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 20

1850
...The heart of Rachael, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! " Let us be patient ! Those severe afflictions Not from the ground arise ; But oftentimes celestial benedictions Assume their dark disguise. " We see but dimly through the mists and vapors Amid these earthly damps ; What...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 pages
...dying And mournings for the dead; The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted! Let us be patient! These severe afflictions Not from...these earthly damps, What seem to us but sad funereal taners, May be heaven's distant lamps. There is no Death! What seems so is transition; This life of...
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The Broken Bud: Or, Reminiscences of a Bereaved Mother

Meta Lander - 1861 - 325 pages
...dying, And mournings for the dead. The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! Let us be patient ! these severe afflictions Not from...vapors ; Amid these earthly damps, What seem to us but dim, funereal tapers May be heaven's distant lamps. There is no Death ! what seems so is transition...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1851 - 399 pages
...dying, And mournings for the dead; The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! Let us be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from...dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mists and vapours ; Amid these earthly damps What seem to us but sad, funereal tapers There is no Death ! What...
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