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" Thoughts hardly to be packed Into a narrow act, Fancies that broke through language and escaped; All I could never be, All, men ignored in me, This, I was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped. "
Dramatis Personœ - Page 97
by Robert Browning - 1864 - 262 pages
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

1881
...instinct* immature, All purposes unsure, That weighed not as his work, yet swelled the man's amount : ' Thoughts hardly to be packed Into a narrow act, Fancies...ignored in me, This, I was worth to God, Whose wheel the pitoher shaped.' Again, the sense of unrealized desire is an index of character which we may regard...
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The Living Age, Volume 154

1882
...to restore them one day perfected and completed; a God who looks not to results, but to effort : — All I could never be All men ignored in me, This,...was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped. (" Rabbi ben Ezra.") This intense faith would in itself afford ample consolation under the sting of...
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Dramatis PersonŠ

Robert Browning - 1864 - 250 pages
...done, that took the eye and had the price ; O'er which, from level stand, The low world laid its hand, 24. But all, the world's coarse thumb And finger failed...Potter's wheel, That metaphor! and feel Why time spins feat, why passive lies our clay,— Thou, to whom fools propound, When the wine makes its round, "...
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Dramatis Personae

Robert Browning - 1864 - 250 pages
...done, that took the eye and had the price ; O'er which, from level stand, The low world laid its hand, 24. But all, the world's coarse thumb And finger failed...worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped. 26. Ayr note that Potter's wheel, That metaphor ! and feel Why time spins fast, why passive lies our clay,...
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Dramatis Personae

Robert Browning - 1864 - 250 pages
...done, that took the eye and had the price ; O'er which, from level stand, The low world laid its hand, 24. But all, the world's coarse thumb And finger failed...This, I was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher 26. Ay, note that Potter's wheel, That metaphor ! and feel Why time spins fast, why passive lies our...
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Harvard Memorial Biographies, Volume 1

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - 1866 - 517 pages
...level stand, The low world laid its hand, Found straightway to its mind, could value in a trice : " Thoughts hardly to be packed Into a narrow act, Fancies...me, This I was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher JAMES SAVAGE. Captain 2d Mass. Vols. (Infantry), May 24, 1861 ; Major, June 23, 1862; Lieutenarit-Colonel,...
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Songs of the Cross and crown

Songs - 1874
...instincts immature, All purposes unsure, That weighed not as his work, yet swelled the man's amount : Thoughts hardly to be packed Into a narrow act, Fancies...was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped. Ay, note that Potter's wheel, That metaphor ! and feel Why time spins fast, why passive lies our clay,...
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Selections from [his] Poetical Works

Robert Browning - 1874
...his work, yet swelled the man's amount : xxv. Thoughts hardly to be packed ' Into a narrow act, • i Fancies that broke through language and escaped :...was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped. XXVI. Ay, note that Potter's wheel, That metaphor ! and feel Why time spins fast, why passive lies...
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Good Words

1875
...instincts immature, ЛП purposes unsure, That weighed not as his work, yet swelled the man's amount : " Thoughts hardly to be packed Into a narrow act, Fancies...was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped." For our practical guidance, our Lord's doctrine concerning the Divine rewards suggests to us some lessons...
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Little Classics, Volume 14

Rossiter Johnson - 1875
...instincts immature, All purposes unsure, That weighed not as his work, yet swelled the man's amount ; Thoughts hardly to be packed Into a narrow act, Fancies...was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped. Ay, note that potter's wheel, That metaphor ! and feel Why time spins fast, why passive lies our clay,...
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