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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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The Modern review, a quarterly magazine (ed. by R.A. Armstrong)., Volume 3

Richard Acland Armstrong - 1882
...And every winter change to spring. 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 Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - 1882 - 958 pages
...often brings but one to bear — I falter where I firmly trod ; And, fulling with my weight of cares k the / I stretch lame hands of faith, and gropp, And gather dust and chaff, and call To what I feel is Lord...
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Unity Pulpit, Boston: Sermons ...

Minot Judson Savage - 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 of faith, and grope, And faintly trust the larger...
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The Quiver

1882
...from any of us. But now she remembered, and, like a little child falling, with its Weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs. That slope through darkness up to God, this young girl lifted up to Heaven the pitiful "cry of the human." She could say very little. Her...
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An Introduction to the Study of Poetry

Henry Bernard Cotterill - 1882 - 328 pages
...impressed on our literature ? " 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 Christian life, thoughts in prose and verse from the best writers of all ...

Christian life - 1883
...is which makes many a man " Falter where once he firmly stood, And fall with all his weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs, That slope through darkness up to GOD !" Life and strength are good things, and surely that which makes recovery of strength so welcome a...
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The Catholic Presbyterian

PROFESSOR W. G. BLAIKIE, D.D. - 1883
...suggest themselves, like him, " ' We falter where we firmly trod, And falling with our weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope through darkness up to God, " ' We stretch lame hands of faith, and grope, And gather dust and chaff, and call To what we feel...
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The Modern Review, Volume 3

1882
...winter change to spring. ***** 465 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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Cairnforth & Sons: A Tale

Helen Shipton - 1885 - 320 pages
...ever get into the habit of obeying you ? " CHAPTER XII. GLI TENEBRI. 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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Sermons by a Lay Head-master

Hely Hutchinson Almond - 1886 - 308 pages
...difficulties, can say with the poet — " 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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