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" Still roll ; where all the aspects of misery Predominate; whose strong effects are such As he must bear, being powerless to redress; And that unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is man... "
Modern Eloquence: Occasional addresses - Page 1064
1900
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Flowers and Fruit Gathered by Loving Hands from Old English Gardens

Emily Taylor - 1864 - 182 pages
...misery Predominate : whose strong effects are such As he must bear, being powerless to redress, And that unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is man ! SAMUEL DANIEL. Ransack. THE SELF-BANISHED. SONG. |T is not that I love you less Than when before...
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Gathered riches from the older poets, A.D. 1340-1699 [ed. by W.K.].

Gathered riches, W K - 1865 - 123 pages
...misery Predominate, whose strong effects are such As he must bear, being powerless to redress ; And that unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is man ! And how turmoiled are they that level lie With earth, and cannot lift themselves from thence ; That...
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The North American Review, Volume 100

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1865
...move in their ordered ellipses, to originate a spiritual vitality, — this was perhaps greater. " Unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor .a thing is man." Unless above himself; yet, if beyond or outside of his world, how useless and purposeless a thing....
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Gathered Riches from the Older Poets, A.D. 1340-1699

1865 - 223 pages
...misery Predominate, whose strong effects are such As he must bear, being powerless to redress ; And that unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is man ! And how turmoiled are they that level lie With earth, and cannot lift themselves from thence ; That...
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A Yankee in Canada: With Anti-slavery and Reform Papers

Henry David Thoreau - 1866 - 286 pages
...dreaded.- He is just that thing. He shows himself superior to nature. He has a spark of divinity in him. " Unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is man! " Newspaper editors argue also that it is a proof of his insanity that he thought he was appointed...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 13

1866
...rate, they are not above it ; and culture is that which raises us from a lower level to a higher. " Unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is man !" Not, alas ! (except under rare and happy circumstances) from the minister, priest, or rabbi, whose...
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English literature and composition

Robert Demaus - 1866
...and what is the nature of the work ? 15. Name the authors of the following lines : — (1) ' And that unless above himself he can Erect himself — how poor a thing is man ! ' (2) ' Under this curled marble of thine own, Sleep, rare tragedian, Shakspere, sleep alone ! '...
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The Fables of Ęsop

1866 - 264 pages
...troops of friends, he must earn them by a virtuous youth, a useful manhood, and a well-spent life. Unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is man! To a soul that ever felt the sting Of sorrow, sorrow is a sacred thing. FABLE CI. THE HORSE AND THE...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 13

1866
...rate, they are not above it ; and culture is that which raises us from a lower level to a higher, " Unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is man ! " Not, alas ! (except under rare and happy circumstances) from the minister, priest, or rabbi, whose...
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Thoughts of a physician

Joseph Bullar - 1868
...that Light which will show it where it can get strength — even by means of this very weakness. " Unless above himself he can erect himself, How poor a thing is man ! " •OBSERVATION DEVELOPED IN SOCIAL CULTURE. ATTENTION to others being an essential point in good...
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