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" OH may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence... "
Ministers' Hand-book: For Christenings, Weddings, and Funerals - Page 79
1880 - 84 pages
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Religion and Morality

Richard Travers Smith - Apologetics - 1876 - 216 pages
...found of a hope beyond the grave into which the expectation of personal immortality does not enter. " 0 may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead...minds made better by their presence ; live In pulses stirr'd to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end with self....
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The Church quarterly review, Volume 24

1887
...immortality as was the object of George Eliot's aspirations — ' O may I join the choir invisible Of the immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence.' He asks (p. 264) ' How, if a man lives in heaven and in the second life so fat as his spirit has imprinted...
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Mohammed, Buddha and Christ, 4 lectures

Marcus Dods - 1877
...to the Positivist offset to personal annihilation so winningly presented by George Eliot : — " O may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead...end with self, In thoughts sublime that pierce the nightlike stars, 1 Contemporary Review, January, 1877. And with their mild persistence urge man's search...
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Poems of the Life Beyond and Within: Voices from Many Lands and Centuries ...

Giles Badger Stebbins - Religious poetry - 1877 - 264 pages
...When to thee I have appealed, Sweet Spirit, comfort me ! GEORGE HERBERT. mag $ join % <&\mx Jfnbtsibk OH ! may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal...generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn Of miserable aims that end in self, In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with...
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Talkers

Robert Shelton Bate - 1878
...immortality, his notion of it is only that of living in the minds of others in subsequent ages : — ' O may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead,...live again In minds made better by their presence : So to live is heaven.' His notion of a heaven, you see, is limited to a life of immortality among...
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Good Company, Volume 1

1878
...The homily is apt to close with a whispered prayer, just loud enough to be overheard, that he "may join the choir invisible of those immortal dead who live again in souls made better by their presence." By this time the objector is heartily ashamed of himself ; and...
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Unity Pulpit, Volume 2

Sermons, American - 1880
...a man of all his labor which he taketh under the sun ? " let us rather sing with George Eliot : — "Oh, may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal...For miserable aims that end with self, In thoughts sub imc, that pierce the night like stars, And with their mild persistence urge man's search To vaster...
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Report of the Annual Meeting, Volume 48

British Association for the Advancement of Science. Meeting - Science - 1879
...great simplicity. His pupils in every part of the civilized world will indeed account him as one " Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made...daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end witli self, In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And, with their mild persistence,...
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A Guide to the Tablets in a Temple of Confucius

Thomas Watters - Confucianism - 1879 - 259 pages
...in his theories, yet the good results of his life and doctrines remain imperishable, He has joined " the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence ; lire In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that...
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Report

British Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1879
...searcher after truth, to imitate him in that, and avoid what they believe to have been his errors. " Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence : live In pnlses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn Kor miserable aims that end with...
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