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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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Ethel Woodville, Or, Woman's Ministry: A Tale for the Times, Volume 1

Mrs. Hollings - 1859
...blessing in disguise. Do you remember those beautiful lines of Longfellow's you read me the other day? ' 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 poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. New complete ed., with ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1859
...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 vapours Amid these earthly damps What seem to us but sad, funereal tapers May be heaven's...
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ADVENTURES AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF AMERICANS;

HENRY HOWE - 1859
...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 mist and vapors; Amid these earthly damps What seem to us but dim funereal tapers May be...
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Esther and Her Times

John M. Lowrie - 1859
...love God, to them that are the called according to his purpose !" Rom. viii. 28. "Let us be patieut ! These severe afflictions Not from the ground arise-;...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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Epitaphs, Collected from the Cemeteries of London, Edinburgh, Glasgow ...

Joseph Barlow Robinson - Epitaphs - 1859 - 208 pages
...untimely grave Must weep, when God resumes the gem he gave ; For sorrow comes of Death. MBS. HEMANS. 68(3. Let us be patient, these severe afflictions Not from...celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise. LONGFELLOW. 687. Oh, mystery of death ! Unspoken of our breath ; We feel, but know thee not, We can...
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Blight; or, The novel hater, by the author of 'Good in everything ..., Volume 3

Rose Foot - 1859
...nor could be comforted." " The flowers He gathers are for a wreath divine." — Rose's Offering. " Let us be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from...celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise." — LONGFELLOW. IT was evening, and a calm, delicious evening it was, at Sea View. The day had been...
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History of Goodhue County, Minnesota

Franklyn Curtiss-Wedge - Belle Creek (Minn. : Township) - 1909 - 1074 pages
...side By those who in their turn shall follow them." On the left side a similar wall had the words : "Let us be patient, these severe afflictions Not from...arise. But oftentimes celestial benedictions Assume the dark disguise." Along the whole front of the speakers' stand was a wide memorial bank of offerings....
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English Poetry: In Three Volumes; With Introduction and Notes, Volume 42

American poetry - 1910 - 1508 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...Amid these earthly damps What seem to us but sad, funeraal tapers May be heaven's distant lamps. There is no Death ! What seems so is transition; This...
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The Courtship of Miles Standish and Minor Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1910
...Will not be comforted0 ! Let us be patient ! These severe afflictions Not from the ground arise,0 ic But oftentimes celestial benedictions Assume this...earthly damps. What seem to us but sad, funereal tapers 15 May be heaven's distant lamps. There is no Death ! What seems so is transition. This life of mortal...
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Longfellow Birthday Book

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Birthday books - 1910 - 191 pages
...And be swept away ! Midnight Mass for the Dying Year. , NOVEttBER, ** Tf ^*. JQobember Clnrteentlj We see but dimly through the mists and vapors ; Amid...sad, funereal tapers May be heaven's distant lamps. Resignation. jftobember jFomteentl) Such songs have power to quiet The restless pulse of care, And...
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