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" Thoughts hardly to be packed Into a narrow act, Fancies that broke through language and escaped ; All I could never be, All men ignored in me, This, I was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped. "
The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine - Page 301
1881
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The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning ...

Robert Browning - English poetry - 1887 - 462 pages
...world's coarse thumb And finger failed to plumb, So passed in making up the main account ; All instincts immature, All purposes unsure, That weighed not as his work, yet swelled the man's amount : xxv. Thoughts hardly to be packed Into a narrow act, Fancies that broke through language and escaped...
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Report of Proceedings of the ... Annual Session of the Georgia ..., Volume 17

Georgia Bar Association - Bar associations - 1901 - 982 pages
...world's coarse thumb And finger failed to plumb, So passed in making up the main account ; All instincts immature, All purposes unsure, That weighed not as...ignored in me, This, I was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped." The 'thought so exquisitely expressed in these lines is as true of the corporate 'being...
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The English Illustrated Magazine, Volumes 4-5

England - 1888 - 844 pages
...its most revered representative ? W. OUTRAM TRI*TRAM. Lib: A LIVERPOOL CHILD. BY AGNES C. MAITLAND. "All, I could never be All men ignored in me. This I was worth to God — whose wheel the pitcher shaped." R. BROWXING. CHAPTER I. I HE was standing in the midst of a group of companions at...
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Three Lectures on English Literature

Sir William Symington M'Cormick - English literature - 1889 - 200 pages
...world's coarse thumb And finger failed to plumb, So passed in making up the main account; All instincts immature, All purposes unsure, That weighed not as...ignored in me, This, I was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped." 2 i Jj.mes Lee's Wife. a Rabbi ben Ezra. Life's success is not in attainment but in...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Browning: In a balcony. Dramatis personae

Robert Browning - English poetry - 1889 - 276 pages
...instincts immature, All purposes unsure, That weighed not as his work, yet swelled the man's amount : xxv. Thoughts hardly to be packed Into a narrow act, Fancies...ignored in me, This, I was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped. XXVI. Ay, note that Potter's wheel, That metaphor ! and feel Why time spins fast, why...
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The Story of William and Lucy Smith

George Spring Merriam - Authors, English - 1889 - 690 pages
...goodness, anil believe in a standard I can never reach, and take some comfort in thoughts like this : — " All I could never be, All men ignored in me, This I was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped." March 18, 1869. ... I don't know that I ever saw William look brighter or better than...
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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Volumes 43-44

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1889 - 846 pages
...have been, but would not sink i' the scale. For what men reject is that which is pleasing to God : All I could never be, All, men ignored in me, This, I was worth to God. || Everywhere in Browning's writings we meet with the glory and nobleness of unsatisfied aspirations,...
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Principal Shorter Poems

Robert Browning - 1890 - 328 pages
...world's coarse thumb And finger failed to plumb. So passed in making up the main account ; All instincts immature, All purposes unsure, That weighed not as...ignored in me, This, I was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped. Ay, note that Potter's wheel, That metaphor ! and feel Why time spins fast, why passive...
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1789-1889: Commemoration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of St. John's College

St. John's College (Annapolis, Md.). Alumni Association - 1890 - 186 pages
...world's course thumb And finger failed to plumb, So passed in making up the main account; All instincts immature, All purposes unsure, That weighed not as...All men ignored in me, This, I was worth to God."* *Browning's Rabbi Ben Ezra. The measure of that worthiness is to be found in love. The desire for a...
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From Chaucer to Tennyson: English Literature in Eight Chapters

Henry Augustin Beers - English literature - 1890 - 320 pages
...world's coarse thumb And finger failed to plumb, So passed in making up the main account; All instincts immature, All purposes unsure, That weighed not as...escaped; All I could never be, All men ignored in mo, This I was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped. HOME THOUGHTS FROM ABROAD. O, to be in...
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