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" Revile him not — the Tempter hath A snare for all ; And pitying tears, not scorn and wrath, Befit his fall ! Oh ! dumb be passion's stormy rage, When he who might Have lighted up and led his age, Falls back in night. Scorn ! would the angels laugh,... "
National Lyrics - Page 78
by John Greenleaf Whittier - 1866 - 104 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 193

1901
...slave-hunter. And even Whittier deplored wlftit he thought the apostasy of the statesman in the lines beginning So fallen ! so lost ! the light withdrawn Which once he wore ! The glory from those grey hairs gone For evermore ! Abolitionists, however, did not confine themselves like Whittier...
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My object in life, Issue 324

Frederic William Farrar - 1833 - 115 pages
...American 'poet describe the death of that which is best within us — the death before death : — " So fallen ! so lost ! The light withdrawn Which once he wore ! The glory from the grey hairs gone For evermore ! " All else is gone : from those great eyes The soul has fled ; When...
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Songs of Labor, and Other Poems

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1850 - 127 pages
...we claim ; But, o'er the sounding wave, A common right to Elliott's name, A freehold in his grave ! ICHABOD!' So fallen ! so lost ! the light withdrawn...pitying tears, not scorn and wrath, Befit his fall ! Oh ! dumb be passion's stormy rage, When he who might Have lighted up and led his age, Falls back...
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Selections from the Writings and Speeches of William Lloyd Garrison: With an ...

William Lloyd Garrison - 1852 - 416 pages
...DANIEL WEBSTER ! Where shall we look in history for a more melancholy instance of human degradation ? ' So fallen, so lost! the light withdrawn Which once...wore ! The glory from his gray hairs gone Forevermore ! Of all we loved and honored, nought Save power remains — A fallen angel's pride of thought, Still...
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NOTES ON UNCLETOM'S CABIN:

REV. E.J. STEARBSM A.M. - 1853
...relentless, and blaspheming," and Mr. Whittier, in reference to that same speech, wrote the following : ICHABOD. So fallen ! so lost! the light withdrawn...once he wore ! The glory from his gray hairs gone For evermore ! Revile him not — the Tempter hath A snare for all ; And pitying tears, not scorn and...
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Notes on Uncle Tom's Cabin: Being a Logical Answer to Its Allegations and ...

Edward Josiah Stearns - 1853 - 308 pages
...relentless, and blaspheming," and Mr. Whittier, in reference to that same speech, wrote the following : ICHABOD. So fallen ! so lost! the light withdrawn...once he wore ! The glory from his gray hairs gone For evermore ! Revile him not— the Tempter hath A snare for all ; And pitying tears, not scorn and...
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Off-hand Takings; Or, Crayon Sketches of the Noticeable Men of Our Age

George Washington Bungay - 1854 - 408 pages
...call dishonor." An eminent statesman will find it difficult to outlive the following lines : — " So fallen, so lost ! the light withdrawn Which once he wore ! The glory from his grey hairs gone For ever more. " Let not the land once proud of him Insult hirn now, Nor brand with...
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Off-hand Takings

George Washington Bungay - 1854 - 408 pages
...call dishonor." An eminent statesman will find it difficult to outlive the following lines : — •' So fallen, so lost ! the light withdrawn Which once he wore ! The <?lory from his grey hairs gone For ever more. " Let not the laud once proud of him Insult him now,...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1858 - 740 pages
...alone that pile shall tell to Fame Of the brave heart beneath, but of the builders' shame ! IOHABOD !' So fallen, so lost ! the light withdrawn Which once...wore ! The glory from his gray hairs gone Forevermore 1 1 This is Wm. Leggett, who in 1829 wai invited by Win. C. Bryant as associate editor of the "Evening...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1859 - 784 pages
...Liberty and Lore, And Truth, and Right, throughout the earth be known As in their home above. ICHABOD !l So fallen ! so lost ! the light withdrawn Which once he wore ! The glory from his gray hairs gone For evermore ! Revile him not, — the Tempter hath A snare for all ! And pitying tears, not scorn...
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