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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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The Month, Volume 31

1877
...Nineteenth Century, September, "Is Life worth Living?"). "The following verses are George Eliot's : Oh, may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead, who live again In minds made better by iheir presence. . . . So to live is heaven. . . . To make undying music in the world, Breathing us...
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Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 39

Bible - 1882
..."corporate immortality"3 and to which a wide currency has been given by George Eliot's poem. " Oh may 1 join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who...live again In minds made better by their presence." It is the assurance that though personal consciousness ends at death, the achievements of the individual...
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The Practical Teacher, Volume 1, Issue 1

Education - 1882
...executing the work in Aberdeen granite. On the pedestal is the folbwing inscription in gold letters : — ' Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence.' Here lies the body of •GEORGE ELIOT,' MARY ANN CROSS. Born 22nd November, 1819 Died 22nd December,...
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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Quotations, English - 1882 - 899 pages
...INGRATITUDE. 0 may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal (lend who live again In minds nmde better by their presence; live In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of during rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end with self, In thoughts sublime that pierce the...
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Student Recollections of Professor Hodgson

Ernest Woodhead - 1883 - 114 pages
...fellow-men. He is emphatically one of those whom George Eliot has beautifully described as the ' ' Immortal dead who live again In minds made better...end with self, In thoughts sublime that pierce the night-like stars And with their mild persistence urge man's search To vaster issues." ...
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George Eliot

Mathilde Blind - Novelists, English - 1883 - 218 pages
...the grave, one cannot help realising how truly eventful was the life of her who now joined in spirit the " Choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live...daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end in self, In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with their mild persistence urge...
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The city of God: a series of discussions in religion

Andrew Martin Fairbairn - Electronic book - 1883 - 372 pages
...glorified by one who is by right of rare culture and imagination a pre-eminent teacher of the age. " O may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead...In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring recdtude, in scorn For miserable aims that end with self, In thoughts sublime that pierce the night...
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George Eliot: A Critical Study of Her Life, Writings and Philosophy

George Willis Cooke - Authors, English - 1883 - 438 pages
...own days on earth should have closed, to have a place among those ' Immortal dead who still live on In minds made better by their presence ; live In pulses...rectitude ; in scorn For miserable aims that end with sell; In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with their mild persistence urge man's...
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The Complete Poetical Works of George Eliot

George Eliot - 1883 - 356 pages
...Longum illudtempu;, quum non era, magis me mn'et, quam hoc exijfuum-- CICERO, ad Alt., -xii. 18. O MAY I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead...their presence : live In pulses stirred to generosity, ^ ,. . , .,' .. j 4 ,- ^ In deeds of daring rectitude/TSTcorn For miserable aims that end. with self,...
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English Poetesses: A Series of Critical Biographies

Electronic book - 1883 - 381 pages
...they use the word " invisible " to mean, not simply " out of mortal sight," but " out of all sight:" O may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead...again In minds made better by their presence, live In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end with self, In thoughts sublime that...
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