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" Naked from out that far abyss behind us We entered here : No word came with our coming to remind us What wondrous world was near, No hope, no fear. Into the silent, starless Night before us, Naked we glide : No hand has mapped the constellations o'er... "
the poetical works of edward rowland sill - Page 34
1906
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Our Home Beyond the Tide: And Kindred Poems

1872 - 252 pages
...or fear ; And dare believe that there is more beyond Than we have dreamed of here. JOHN W. CHADWICK. THE FUTURE. WHAT may we take into the vast forever...; in the life immortal No hoarded wealth remains, No gilds, nor stains. RIPE WHEAT. 177 Naked from out that far abyss behind us We entered here ; No...
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Daily Praise and Prayer

Rush Rhees Shippen - 1875 - 379 pages
...with me in my throne. WHAT may we take into the vast forever ? That marble door Admits no fruit of our long endeavor, No fame-wreathed crown we wore,...No hoarded wealth remains, Nor gilds, nor stains. Yet fearless toward that midnight, dark and hollow, Our footsteps fare ; The beckoning of a Father's...
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Our Home Beyond the Tide, and Kindred Poems

Ellen E. Miles - 1878 - 224 pages
...fruit of all our long endeavour, No frame-wreathed crown we wore, No garnered lore. THE FUTURE. 165 What can we bear beyond the unknown portal ? No gold,...; in the life immortal No hoarded wealth remains, No gilds, nor strains. Naked from out that far abyss behind us We entered here ; No word came with...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 43

1879
...into the vast forever ? That marble door Admits no f»uit uf al: our long endeavor, No f.une-wreatlied crown we wore ; No garnered lore. What can we bear...entered here ; No word came with our coming, to remind ua What wondrous world was near, No hope, no fear. Into the silent, starless night before us, Naked...
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Daily steps upward, Scripture text and poetry [signed Esemee].

Daily steps - 1884
...afflicted me. Ps. cxU. 75. To lack the loving discipline of pain Were endless pain. SONGS IN THK NIGHT. WHAT can we bear beyond the unknown portal ? No gold, no gains Of all our toiling. EDWARD ROWLAND Sm_ For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away. Ps. xlix. 17. Sunshine and cloud...
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Gleason's Monthly Companion, Volume 8

1879
...ihe dog has got near enough to catch you betore you vault over the fence. THE FUTURE. BY i:. B. SILL. What may we take into the vast forever ? That marble...far abyss behind us We entered here; No word came to our coming, to remind us What wondrous world was near, No hope, no fear. Into the silent, starless...
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The Hermitage and Later Poems

Edward Rowland Sill - 1889 - 109 pages
...Are drifting rapidly And floating silently Into that unknown sea — Into Eternity. THE FUTURE. IjHAT may we take into the vast Forever ? That marble door...from out that far abyss behind us We entered here : What wondrous world was near, No hope, no fear. Into the silent, starless Night before us, Naked...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1890 - 383 pages
...murmured low, " Be merciful to me, a fool ! " THE FUTURE. WHAT may we luke into the vast Furever ? That marble door Admits no fruit of all our long endeavor....gilds, nor stains. Naked from out that far abyss behind ui We entered here : No word came with our coming, to remind us What wondronn world was near, No hope,...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1890 - 383 pages
...King, and sought his gardens cool, And walked apart, and murmured low, " Be merciful to me, a fool ! " THE FUTURE. WHAT may we take into the vast Forever...unknown portal ? No gold, no gains Of all our toiling : iu the life immortal No hoarded wealth remains, Nor gilds, nor stains. Naked from out that far abyss...
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Everybody's Book of Short Poems: Selected from Out-of-the-way Sources

Eli Lemon Sheldon - 1895 - 319 pages
...WHAT may we take into.that vast Forever? That marble door Admits no fruit of all our long endeavour, No fame-wreathed crown we wore, No garnered lore....No hoarded wealth remains, Nor gilds, nor stains. We entered here; No word came with our coming to remind us Naked from out that far abyss behind us...
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