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" I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope through darkness up to God, I stretch lame hands of faith, and grope, And gather dust and chaff, and call To what I feel is Lord of all, And... "
Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 355
1851
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Thames-side in the Past: Sketches of Its Literature & Society

Francis Cotterell Hodgson - 1913 - 402 pages
...spectacles of suffering, says : — I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon the great World's altar-stairs, That slope through darkness up to God, I stretch lame hands of faith and grope And gather dust and chaff and call To what I feel is Lord of...
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On the Threshold of the Unseen: An Examination of the Phenomena of ...

Sir William Barrett - 1917 - 336 pages
...in the dark hours of their bereavement. They have seen in it a ray of heavenly light falling — " Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope through darkness up to God." NOTE. — There are of course various philosophical theories to account for consciousness and its relation...
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The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1918, Volume 2

Burton Egbert Stevenson - 1918 - 4009 pages
...She often brings but one to bear, I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares at his word, He's but a coof for a' that; For a' that, I stretch lame hands of faith, and grope. And gather dust and chaff, and call To what I feel is Lord...
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That One Face: Studies of the Place of Jesus in the Minds of Poets and Prophets

Richard Roberts - 1919 - 199 pages
...immortality. The blow left him staggering: "I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope through darkness up to God, 1 The prose quotations from Tennyson in our study are taken from his biography written by his son,...
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Interpretation of the Spiritual Philosophy

James Gurnhill - 1920 - 179 pages
...not in vain, because they were in earnest, and sought Him where He is ever to be found, in Nature ; " Upon the great world's altar-stairs, That slope through darkness up to God." 2 1 Better, as Bishop Ellicott points out : " We live and are moved and exist," ftutr tal mvotineSa...
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Foundations of Expression: Studies and Problems for Developing the Voice ...

Samuel Silas Curry - 1907 - 319 pages
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A Receivership for Civilization from Biblical Church with Its Primitive ...

Duren James Henderson Ward - 1922 - 340 pages
...light; And with no language but a cry. I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope through darkness up to God; I stretch lame hands of faith, and grope, And gather dust and chaff, and call To what I feel is Lord...
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The Book of Poetry: Collected from the Whole Field of British and ..., Volume 6

Edwin Markham - 1927 - 402 pages
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Trust

Mother Mary Loyola - 1928 - 184 pages
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The Riddle of Life

Neville Stuart Talbot - 1929 - 110 pages
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