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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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Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1856 - 764 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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The Gift Book of Gems

American poetry - 1856 - 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 Morning Star: Or, Symbols of Christ

William M. Thayer - Devotional literature - 1856 - 280 pages
...gives. The discipline is a more effectual method of training the soul for usefulness and heaven. . " 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." Prosperity often petrifies the heart, but adversity...
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The way home [by M.F. Barbour].

Margaret Fraser Barbour - 1856
...not be comforted ! — Let ns be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from the ground arise ; Bnt 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...
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A Memoir of Allen F. Gardiner, Commander, R.N.

John William Marsh - Missionaries - 1857 - 399 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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A woman's story, Volume 3

Anna Maria Hall - 1857
...lighten the shadows that press heavily upon me every now and then, as I think and write. CHAPTER IX. " 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 Monthly observer, and New Church record, Volumes 1-2

...resignation and peace. Let us conclude with a few verses of lofty precepts and tender consolation : — " Let us be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from...benedictions Assume this dark disguise. " We see but dimly thro* the mist and vapours, And these earthly damps; What seem to as but funeral Upers May be heaven's...
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Dynevor Terrace, Or, The Clue of Life, Issue 82

Charlotte Mary Yonge - 1857 - 1050 pages
...own daughter. CHAPTER XX. " Lot us be patient. These severe afflictions Not from the ground arlse, But oftentimes celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise. " We see but dimly through the inists and vapours, Amid these earthly damps ; What seem to us but sad funereal tapers, Hay be heaven's...
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Voices of the Day

John Cumming - 1858 - 293 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...damps ; What seem to us but sad funereal tapers May he heaven's distant lamps. ' There is no death. What seems so is transition ; This life of mortal breath...
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The Children's Bower; Or, What You Like, Volume 2

Kenelm Henry Digby - Children - 1858
...The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! * Stones of Venice. t Whittier. 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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