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" Helps make the soul immortal. Longing is God's fresh heavenward will With our poor earthward striving ; We quench it that we may be still Content with merely living; But, would we learn that heart's full scope Which we are hourly wronging, Our lives must... "
The Florida School Journal - Page 518
1897
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The Complete Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell - American poetry - 1896 - 528 pages
...learn that heart's full scope Which we are hourly wronging, Our lives must climb from hope to hope And realize our longing. Ah ! let us hope that to our praise Good God uot only reckons The moments when we tread his ways, But when the spirit beckons, — That some slight...
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Arthur's Home Magazine, Volumes 35-36

1870 - 732 pages
...learn the heart's full scope, Which we are hourly wronging, Our lives must climb from hope to hope, And realize our longing. Ah ! let us hope that to...beckons; That some slight good is also wrought Beyond self-satisfaction, When wo are simply good in thought, Howe'er we fail in action SINCE MAKY WAS A LASSIE....
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Pieces to Speak...declamations and Dialogues...with Helpful Notes as to Delivery

Dialogues - 1897 - 222 pages
...air they swing Under the sunny sky." Grace. I have chosen, from Lowell, a sweet little stanza on " Longing " : "Ah ! let us hope that to our praise Good...beckons — That some slight good is also wrought Beyond self-satisfaction, When we are simply good in thought, Howe'er we fail in action." . Helen. My choice...
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Poems

James Russell Lowell - 1898 - 538 pages
...learn that heart's full scope Which we are hourly wronging, Our lives must climb from hope to hope And realize our longing. Ah ! let us hope that to...beckons, — That some slight good is also wrought Beyond self-satisfaction, When we are simply good in thought, Howe'er we fail in action. ODE TO FRANCE. FEBRUARY,...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 15

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898 - 602 pages
...learn that heart's full scope Which we are hourly wronging, Our lives must climb from hope to hope And realize our longing. Ah ! let us hope that to...beckons — That some slight good is also wrought Beyond self-satisfaction, When we are simply good in thought, Howe'er we fail in action. AMBROSE.* Never,...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 15

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898 - 548 pages
...learn that heart's full scope Which we are hourly wronging, Our lives must climb from hope to hope And realize our longing. Ah ! let us hope that to...not only reckons The moments when we tread His ways, JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL That some slight good is also wrought Beyond self-satisfaction, When we are simply...
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Thoughts

Jessie K. Freeman, Ladies of Fabiola Hospital Association, Fabiola hospital association, Oakland, Calif - Quotations - 1901 - 196 pages
...approaches nearest to the gods who knows how to be silent even though he knows he is in the right. — Cato. Ah! let us hope that to our praise Good God not only...beckons — That some slight good is also wrought Beyond self-satisfaction, When we are simply good in thought, Howe'er we fail in action. —Lowell. We need...
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Rabbi Ben Ezra

Robert Browning - 1902 - 74 pages
...learn that heart's full scope Which we are hourly wronging, Our lives must climb from hope to hope And realize our longing. Ah! let us hope that to our...beckons, — That some slight good is also wrought Beyond self-satisfaction, When we are simply good in thought, Howe'er we fail in action. LINES 43 to 45 —James...
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RABBI BEN EZRA

ROBERT BROWNING - 1902 - 62 pages
...Which we are hourly wronging, Our lives must climb from hope to hope And realize our longing. Ah 1 let us hope that to our praise Good God not only reckons...beckons, — That some slight good is also wrought Beyond self-satisfaction, When we are simply good in thought, Howe'er we fail in action. LINES 43 to 45 —...
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For Thy Good Cheer: A Collection of Helpful and Beautiful Thoughts

Quotations, English - 1903 - 170 pages
...true ; nothing can need a lie, — A fault which needs it most grows two thereby. — George Herbert. "Ah! let us hope that to our praise Good God not only...beckons, — That some slight good is also wrought Beyond self-satisfaction, When we are simply good in thought, However we fail in action." We must not try...
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