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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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The Ansayrii, and the Assassins, Volume 2

Frederick Walpole - Middle East - 1851
...Sancho Panza, that there is a remedy for all, save death, afforded no consolation. — Allah Kerim ! " 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, May be heaven's distant...
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The Parlour magazine of the literature of all nations, Volume 2

1851
...And mournings for the dead, The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not he comforted. m. Let us be patient ! these severe afflictions Not from...celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise. IV. We see but dimly through the mists and vaponrs ; Amid these earthly damps What seam to us but sad...
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The Ansayrii, and the Assassins, with travels in the Further east ..., Volume 2

Frederick Walpole (hon.) - 1851
...oftentimes celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mists and vapours Amid these earthly damps; What seem to us but sad funereal tapers, May be heaven's distant lamps." What is it there is so fascinating in this life— discomforts, inconveniences of all kinds ? Dangers...
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Bothwell: or, The days of Mary queen of Scots, Volume 2

James Grant - 1851
...by the Old Horse Wynd, a street that led to the porch of Holyrood Palace. CHAPTER XX. FATHER TARBET. Let us be patient ! these severe afflictions Not from the ground arise ; But often times celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise. LonffeUaie. THBEE months passed away,...
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Heavenly thoughts for morning hours: selections, with a short intr., by lady ...

Heavenly thoughts - 1851
...there ! There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair ! Let us take comfort ! these severe afflictions Not from the ground arise ; But oftentimes celestial benedictions Assume their dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mists and vapours ; — Amid these earthly damps,...
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The baptist Magazine

1851
...divine conduct. " We see but dimly through the mists and vapour», л mill- 1 these earthly dainpi ; What seem to us but sad funereal tapers. May be heaven's distant lampa." A stronger faith, a more stedfast look at things which are eternal, would rectify our mistakes...
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Songs in the House of My Pilgrimage

Calendars - 1852 - 315 pages
...tended, But one dead lamb is there ; There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair. Let us be patient ; these severe afflictions, Not...vapors Amid these earthly damps, What seem to us but dim, funereal tapers, May be heaven's distant lamps. MARCH 26. In my Father's house are many mansions...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
...mournings for the dead ; The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! Let ns be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from the...these earthly damps, What seem to us but sad funereal takers, May be heaven's distant lamps. There is no Death! What seems so is transition; This life of...
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Voices of the Night, and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1852 - 228 pages
...dying, And mournings for the dead ; The heart of Kachel, 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 May be heaven's distant...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1852 - 558 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...dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mists and vapours Amid these earthly damps, What seem to ns but sad funereal tapers, May be heaven's distant...
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