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" Oh may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence... "
Proceedings - Page 161
by Nebraska. State Board of Agriculture - 1913
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Gertrude Stein Remembered

Linda Simon - 1994 - 197 pages
...poem of George Eliot when I was very young I can not often remember poetry but I can remember that. May I join the choir invisible of those immortal dead who live again. Everybody's Autobiography Gertrude Stein surely has joined the choir of immortals whose work speaks...
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Faith and Doubt: Religion and Secularization in Literature from Wordsworth ...

R. L. Brett - 1997 - 261 pages
...another; an article of the new faith George Eliot expressed in the opening lines of one of her poems: O may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead...live again In minds made better by their presence Not many English admirers of Comte accepted his proposals for a secular ritual modelled on that of...
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The Routledge Dictionary of Religious & Spiritual Quotations

Geoffrey Parrinder - 2000 - 218 pages
...we loved, that they might tell us What and where they be. Alfred Tennyson, Maud (1855) iv Oh may 1 join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who...live again In minds made better by their presence. George Eliot, Poems ( 1 867) 20 If you were to destroy the belief in immortality in mankind, not only...
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Gertrude Stein, Writer and Thinker

Claudia Franken - 2000 - 393 pages
...into which we survive. Nevertheless the concept stays ambiguous. A modification of George Eliot's line "[m]ay I join the choir invisible of those immortal dead who live again," which Stein loved to quote (EA 1 16 passim), expresses the frightfulness of die absolute. Stein's angel...
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America's Botanico-Medical Movements: Vox Populi

Michael A Flannery, Lloyd Library And Museum, Dennis B Worthen - 2001 - 289 pages
...level and myself on another, there is something of George Eliot's The Choir Inyisible in this work: Oh, may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal...live again In minds made better by their presence. Alex has joined that "choir invisible" but he will not be forgotten, for surely my mind was made better...
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Facing Evil: Confronting the Dreadful Power Behind Genocide, Terrorism, and ...

Paul Woodruff, Harry A. Wilmer - 2001 - 297 pages
...George Eliot's The Choir Invisible'. I used to be saying to myself, as I walked across that campus: Oh, may I join the choir invisible, Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better for their presence: Live In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For...
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Irresistible Dictation: Gertrude Stein and the Correlations of Writing and ...

Steven Meyer - 2003 - 480 pages
...was adolescent I read a poem of George Eliot I cannot often remember poetry but I can remember that. May I join the choir invisible of those immortal dead who live again" [p. 119].) Yet, by contrast with the fairly obvious thematic concerns shared by Stein and Eliot in...
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Mary Somerville: Science, Illumination, and the Female Mind

Kathryn A. Neeley, Mary Somerville - 2001 - 263 pages
...253 Author's Preface In one of her best known poems, George Eliot wrote of "the choir invisible," the "immortal dead who live again / In minds made better by their presence." In the work of which this book is the culmination, I have been sustained and inspired by my own Choir...
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The Flowering of the Soul: A Book of Prayers by Women

Lucinda Vardey - 2002 - 447 pages
...everywhere. It is just tliat usually we are nat good enough to truly see the wotld. MOTHER MEERA O may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made berter by their presence: live In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn...
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Little Book of Bathroom Meditations: Spiritual Wisdom for Every Day

...unconscious, but still a truthful interpreter—in the eye. - Charlotte Bronte, 19th-century English novelist Oh may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal...live again In minds made better by their presence. — George Eliot, 19th-century English novelist The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome...
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