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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 Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - English poetry - 1858 - 397 pages
...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 vapour-. Amid these earthly damps ; What seem to us but sad, funereal tapers, May be heaven's distant...
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Our Little Ones in Heaven

Children - 1858 - 248 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...Assume this dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mist and vapors ; Amid these earthly damps, What seem to us but sad, funereal tapers, May be heaven's...
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The Children's Bower; Or, What You Like, Volume 2

Kenelm Henry Digby - Children - 1858
...mournings for the dead ; The heart of Bachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! Let ui be patient ! these severe afflictions Not from the...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 Children's Bower; Or, What You Like, Volume 2

Kenelm Henry Digby - Children - 1858
...for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! * Stones of Venice. f Whittier. Let us be patient I these severe afflictions Not from the ground arise,...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 Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Robert Aris Willmott, Evert Augustus Duyckinck - American poetry - 1858 - 397 pages
...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...ground arise, But oftentimes celestial benedictions We see but dimly through the mists and vapours, Amid these earthly damps ; What seem to us but sad,...
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The pupil's manual of choice reading, arranged by T.B. Smith

Thomas Buckley Smith - 1858
...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 the ground arise, But oftentimes celestial benediction.} Assume this dark disguise. She is not dead — the child of our affection ; But gone...
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A TREATISE ON THEISM, AND ON THE MODERN SKEPTICAL THEORIES

FRANCIS WHARTON - 1859
...dead ; The heart of Rachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted. * World of Mind, p. 316. Let us be patient ! these severe afflictions Not from...sad, funereal tapers May be heaven's distant lamps. Far different is the confidence of the Christian : — I KNOW, is all the mourner saith, Knowledge...
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Expository Readings on the Books of Kings

John Cumming - Bible - 1859 - 336 pages
...served only to make the shock at length more dreadful and disastrous ? She did uot see all the way. " 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 seems to us but sad funereal tapers, May be heaven's distant...
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Light in Life's Shadows; Or, Hymns for the Sorrowing

Light - Hymns, English - 1859 - 168 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...dark disguise. We see but dimly through the mists and vapours, Amid these earthly damps ; What seem to us but dim funereal tapers, May be heaven's distant...
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The poetical reader, with notes and questions by A.W. Buchan

Alexander Winton Buchan - 1859
...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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