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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 Leisure Hour, Volume 2

William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens - Great Britain - 1853
...meunrings for the dead ; The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted! " Let ua be patient ! these severe afflictions, Not from the...celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise. " We sea but dimly through the mists and vapours, Amid th&M earthly dnmps ; What seem to us but sad, funereal...
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Voices from the Silent Land: Or, Leaves of Consolation for the Afflicted

Suffering - 1853 - 274 pages
...the ground arise, But oftentimes celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise. , 196 RESIGNATION. We see but dimly through the mists and 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 Wesleyan methodist association magazine

1853
...November fog ? Beautifully has Longfellow said — " 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." " We now see through a glass darkly," says the Apostle, " but then face to face. Now I know in part,...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1853
...children crying, Will not be comforted ! Let us be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from die ground arise, But oftentimes celestial benedictions...dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mists ana vapors , Amid these earthly damps What seem to us but sad, funereal tapers May be heaven's distant...
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Benedictions: Or, The Blessed Life

John Cumming - Christian life - 1854 - 307 pages
...the midst of them. Such is another page of the blessed life ! CHAPTER X. THE NOBLE ARMY OF MARTYRS. " These severe afflictions Not from the ground arise...sad funereal tapers May be heaven's distant lamps." " Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake : for theirs is the kingdom of heaven....
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An Offering of Sympathy to the Afflicted: Especially to Bereaved Parents

Francis Parkman - Bereavement - 1854 - 259 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...earthly damps What seem to us but sad, funereal tapers, Hay be Heaven's distant lamps. There is no Death ! What seems so is transition ; This life of mortal...
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The Tent and the Altar: Or, Sketches from Patriarchial Life

John Cumming - Bible - 1854 - 365 pages
...peaceable fruits of righteousness ; and therefore he can sing what the poet felt and well expressed, " These severe afflictions Not from the ground arise,...mists and vapors, Amid these earthly damps ; What seems to us but sad funereal tapers May be heaven's distant lamps. "And though at times, impetuous...
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The Old church porch

...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 vapour* ; Amid these earthly damps, What seem to us but sad, funereal tapers, May be Heaven's distant...
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Sacred Poetry

Sacred poetry - 1854 - 236 pages
...of farewells to the dying, And mournings for the dead ; The heart of Rachel for her children crying, 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 History of Mary Grove

Julia Addison - 1854 - 194 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 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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