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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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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - 1872 - 640 pages
...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 ! ' " Happy is he who lives to understand Not human nature only, but explores All natures, to the end...
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English Sonnets: A Selection

John Dennis - 1873 - 238 pages
...Daniel, the author of the well-known couplet quoted by Coleridge in his " Aids to Reflection " : — " Unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is man," has produced a great deal of rugged and vigorous verse, but of his fifty-seven sonnets To Delia, the...
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Horę Otiosę. Thoughts of many minds, collected in leisure hours of ...

Horae, Henry Holmes JOY - 1873 - 347 pages
...Still roll . . . 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 ! Wordsworth and Daniel. Every measure intrinsically just will be Perseverance, finally carried. Let...
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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

Henry David Thoreau - 1873 - 415 pages
...altogether too rich for such poor acting. I am hardly worthy to be a suburban dweller outside those walls. " Unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is man ! " With our music we would fain challenge transiently another and finer sort of intercourse than our...
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The house of Raby; or, Our lady of darkness [by J.M. Hooper]. By mrs. G. Hooper

Jane Margaret Hooper - 1874 - 533 pages
...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 ! " It was the middle of July, and the lime-trees were in blossom. All along that glorious avenue they...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1874 - 778 pages
...Why if it prosper, none dare call it treason.2 Epigrams. Booh iv. Ep. 5. SAMUEL DANIEL. 1562-1619. Unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is man ! To the Countess of Cumberland. Stan2a 12. MICHAEL DRAYTON. 1563-1631. For that fine madness still...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1874 - 534 pages
...misery Predominate; whose strong effects are such As he must bear, being helpless to redress : And that, unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is man ! DANIEL. THE recluse Hermit ofttimes more do£h know Of the world's inmost wheels, than worldlings...
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Essays Political, Social, and Religious, Volume 1

Richard Congreve - 1874 - 538 pages
...all-powerful compen/ sation at once for the evils of our condition, and for the hopes we renounce. Unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is m an The difficulties which surround us must become the materials which we use to rise above them....
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1875 - 352 pages
...misery Predominate : whose strong effects are As he must bear, being powerless to redress: Ami that unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is man. WILLIAM BYRD. [1540-1623.] MY MIND TO ME A KINGDOM IS. MY mind to me a kingdom is ; Such |>erfeet joy...
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Text-book of Poetry: From Wordsworth, Coleridge, Burns, Beattie, Goldsmith ...

Henry Norman Hudson - 1875 - 694 pages
...Predominate ; whose strong effects are such As he must bear, being powerless to redress j And that unless above himself he can Erect himself, how poor a thing is Man!'* Happy is he who lives to understand Not human nature only, but explores All natures, — to the end...
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