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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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Flowers of sacred poetry, selected by B. Richings

Benjamin Richings - 1854
...dying, And mourners 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, Amidst these earthly damps ; What seem to us but dim funereal tapera, May be Heaven's distant...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 2

Beautiful poetry - 1854
...And mournings for the dead ; The heart of Rachael, for her children crying, Will not be comforted. Let us be patient ! These severe afflictions. Not...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 advanced prose and poetical reader, by A.W. Buchan

Alexander Winton Buchan - 1854
...And mournings for the dead ; The heart of Rachel,1 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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The book of celebrated poems

Book - 1854 - 448 pages
...mournings for the dead ; The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! Lut 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 bo heaven's distant...
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The Native Poets of Maine, Issue 288

S. Herbert Lancey - American literature - 1854 - 312 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...benedictions Assume this dark disguise. We see but dimly thro' the mists and vapors ; Amid these earthly damps What seem to us but sad, funeral tapers May be...
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The retreat 'for talking age and whispering lovers made'.

Eliza Rooke - 1854 - 170 pages
...must number her with her dear father, as a saint in glory ! " AN UNWELCOME CALL. 85 CHAPTER XVIII. " Let us be patient, these severe afflictions Not from...celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise. " We will be patient, and assuage the feeling We may not wholly stay ; By silence sanctifying, not concealing,...
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Poems ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1854
...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...celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise. i We see but dimly through the mists and vapon Amid these earthly damps What seem to us but sad, funereal...
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American classical authors

Ludwig Herrig - American literature - 1854 - 434 pages
...her children ciying, Will not be comforted ! Let us be patient! These severe afflictions Not frora the ground arise, But oftentimes celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise. We see bu t dimly throu gh the m ists and vapours Ainiil these earthly damps, What seem to us but sad funeral...
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Hall's Journal of Health, Volume 20

Hygiene - 1873
...dying, And mournings for the dead ; The heart of Rachacl for her children crying Will not ģe comforted! Let us be patient! these severe afflictions Not from the ground arise. But of i "in r celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mists and...
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The Voice of pity for South America [afterw.] A Voice for South ..., Volume 10

South American missionary society - 1863
...involuntarily muttered to myself some lines of Longfellow's, only to find they had lost their significance : 1 Let us be patient ; these 'severe afflictions Not from the ground arise ; For oftentimes celestial benedictions Assume this -dark disguise.' " But to return to El Carmen....
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