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" I HELD it truth, with him who sings To one clear harp in divers tones, That men may rise on stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher things. "
The Christian world magazine (and family visitor). - 655. oldal
1870
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FIFTY YEARS HISTORY OF THE TEMPERANCE CAUSE

1874
...how difficult it is to overcome the fearful habit of intemperance, it is not yet quite impossible " That men may rise on stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher things." Considering, however, the extreme risk that men run in the matter, it were safer and wiser not to bring...

For Husks, Food

W. E. Youngman - 1874 - 242 oldal
...that accepts it." CHAPTER VI. " I hold it truth, with one who sings To one clear harp in divers tones, That men may rise on stepping-stones Of their dead selves, to higher things." — LONGFELLOW. cities have held strange relations to God I and man — Jerusalem and Rome : one called...

Rough hewn, 3. kötet

Day - 1874
...STREET, OXFORD STREET. BOOK: iv I held it truth, with him who sings To one clear harp in diverse tones, That men may rise on stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher things. Inconstancy means raw : 'tis faith alone means ripe. VOL. m. ROUGH HEWN. CHAPTER I. " rFHERE is Ned...

Wayside Wells; Or, Thoughts from Deepdale

Alexander Lamont - 1874 - 374 oldal
...chilling blast of presumed defeat. There is a lovely truth in these lines of " In Memoriam " — " Men may rise on stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher things." We shall only ever reach, I say, the full strength of our most perfect manhood here by a continued...

The Complete Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1875 - 467 oldal
...• OBIIT MDCCCXXXIII. I. \ I HELD it truth, with him who sings To one clear harp in divers tones, That men may rise on stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher things. But who shall so forecast the years / And find in loss a gain to match ? Or reach a hand thro' time...

Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace Their Sources, Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1875 - 864 oldal
...clear harp in divers tones, 1 Saint Augustine 1 well hast them said, That of our vices we can frame That men may rise on stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher things. In Memoriam. i. Never morning wore To evening, but some heart did break. Kid. vi. And topples round...

Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and ..., 2. kötet

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...thought of " In Memoriam : " " I held it truth, with him who sings To one clear harp in divers tones, That men may rise on stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher things. But who shall so forecast the years And find in loss a gain to match ? Or reach a hand thro' time to...

Gentilism: Religion Previous to Christianity

Augustus J. Thébaud - 1876 - 525 oldal
...by sorrow, profits much." Thus, in ^Eschylus, we find the recognition of a moral discipline by which men " May rise on stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher things.'' This last reflection we find in Mr. Plumptre's " Life of JEschylus," from whom also we took the last...

Fifty Years History of the Temperance Cause ...: Carefully Prepared from the ...

Jane E. Stebbins - 1876 - 500 oldal
...difficult it is to overcome the fearful habit of intemperance, it is not yet quite impossible " Thnt men may rise on stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher things." Considering, however, the extreme risk that men run in the matter, it were safer and wiser not to bring...

Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations

G.W. Carleton & Co - 1877 - 340 oldal
...YOUNG, Night Thoughts. — I hold it truth, with him who sings To one clear harp, in divers tones, That MEN may rise on stepping-stones Of their dead selves to higher things. TENNYSON, In Memoriam. — Oh, shame to MEN ! devil with devil damn'd Firm concord holds, men only...




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