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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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Unity Pulpit, Volume 11

1889
...She often brings but one to bear, "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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Christian evidence lectures

Christian evidence society - 1879
...back upon the throne ; but there are others who in pursuing their studies feel themselves treading " Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope through darkness up to God f while others, again, believe that for a full conception of the universe, it is necessary to gain...
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Unity Pulpit, Volume 4

1882
...chanting, " Alas for him who never sees The stars shine through his cypress trees " ; when I see Tennyson "Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope through darkness up to God " ; and listen while he cries, " I stretch lame hands ol faith, and grope, And faintly trust the larger...
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Sermons on Special Occasions

Daniel Moore - 1880 - 415 pages
...that part which I do not see ; — some angel of God, it may be, carrying on his unseen ministries, " Upon the great world's altar-stairs, That slope through darkness up to God." 3. The only other point I deem it needful to enforce, in vindicating the use of these special prayers,...
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Studies in the Creative Week

George Dana Boardman - 1880 - 338 pages
...often "brings but one to bear : " 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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Thoughts on prayer selected chiefly from modern writers by W.E. Winks, Issue 30

William Edward Winks - 1881
...shall be given him. — James i. 5. 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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Harper's Cyclopædia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - 1881 - 958 pages
...often brings but one to bear — I falter where I firmly trod ; And, falling with my weight of cares . I 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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From nature to Christ, 4 lectures to educated Hindoos, Issue 139

Ernest Faulkner Brown - 1881
...She often brings but one to bear, 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 LOBD...
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President Garfield and Education: Hiram College Memorial

Burke Aaron Hinsdale - 1881 - 433 pages
...in it all." Still, for one, — " 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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Development of English Literature and Language

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882
...betakes himself reverently to faith: '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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