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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 poetical works of H.W. Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855
...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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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. With prefatory notice

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855 - 640 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 us but sad, funereal tapers, May be heaven's distant...
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Recollections of a Literary Life

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1855 - 558 pages
...And mournings for the dead : The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not he comforted ! Let us be patient! These severe afflictions Not from...benedictions Assume this dark disguise. We see but dinsty through the mists and vapors Amid these earthly damps, What seem to us but sad funereal taoers,...
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The youths of the Old Testament

Thornley Smith - Bible stories, English - 1855 - 11 pages
...history of the youthful Hebrew, and put your confidence in the God of Joseph. " Let us be patient! those severe afflictions Not from the ground arise, But...this dark disguise. " We see but dimly through the mist and vapours, Amid these earthly damps ; What seem to us but sad funereal tapers, May be heaven's...
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The Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1855
...looked reproachfully on his distrust, and said, " Aaron, may it be well with you 1" ANXIETY AND JOY. " Let us be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from...celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise." LONGFELLOW. GEIITIIUDE continued to act in the same courageous way. The men repeated their endeavours...
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Our native land, or, Scenes and sketches from British history, by the author ...

British history - 1855
...dying, And wailing 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. — LONGFELLOW. You will, no doubt, think this a singularly inappropriate opening to the history of...
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The Bombay Quarterly Review, Volume 1

1855
...rune with pious resignation, lie will doubtless derive some consolation from the following lines : Let us be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from...But oftentimes celestial benedictions Assume this daik disguise. We will be patient, and assuage the feeling We may uot wholly stay ; By silence sanctifying,...
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The next-door neighbours, by the author of 'Temptation'.

Caroline Leigh Gascoigne - 1855
...reality a source of richer blessing — the seed from which spring forth the sweetest flowers of hope. -these severe afflictions Not from the ground arise,...celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise.' She knew that — ' For human weal Heaven husbands all events — ' all things were working together...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2, Part 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1855
...patient! the«c severe affliction* Not from the ground arise, But oftentimes celestial bénédiction» Assume this dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mists and vajx>rs ; Amid these earthly damps What seem to us but dim funereal taper* May be Heaven's distant...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1856 - 400 pages
...And mournings for the dead ; The hcai't of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! Let us be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from...damps; What seem to us but sad, funereal tapers, May l>e heaven's distant lamps. There is no Death ! What seems so is transition ; This life of mortal breath...
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