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" The thing we long for, that we are For one transcendent moment, Before the Present poor and bare Can make its sneering comment. Still, through our paltry stir and strife, Glows down the wished Ideal, And Longing moulds in clay what Life Carves in the... "
The Florida School Journal - Page 518
1897
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Helps to Make Ideals Real

lady Margaret Stewart Simpson - Christian life - 1896 - 108 pages
.... .86 XV. THE IDEAL LIFE . . . . . 91 CHAPTER I THE VISION OF THE IDEAL "Still, through our paltry stir and strife, Glows down the wished Ideal, And...moulds in clay what Life Carves in the marble Real ! " "The true ideal is not opposed to the real, nor is it any artificial heightening thereof, but lies...
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Imagination and Dramatic Instinct: Some Practical Steps for Their ..., Volume 10

Samuel Silas Curry - Elocution - 1896 - 388 pages
...are green, And you may gather garlands there would grace a summer queen. STILL, through our paltry stir and strife glows down the wished Ideal, And Longing...moulds in clay what Life carves in the marble Real. Lowell. OH ! the bells of Shandon sound far more grand on The pleasant waters of the river Lee. HIGHER...
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The World Beautiful

Lilian Whiting - 1896 - 316 pages
...magnetic plane. In Lowell's poem entitled "Longing," these lines occur: — " Still, through our paltry stir and strife Glows down the wished Ideal; And Longing moulds in clay what Life Carves in the Uissful real." Mr. Lowell does not italicize these last two lines, but this form will serve to emphasize...
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The Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell - American poetry - 1897 - 580 pages
...transcendent moment, Before the Present poor and bare Can make its sneering comment. Still, through oar paltry stir and strife, Glows down the wished Ideal, And...fresh heavenward will With our poor earthward striving ; Vf e quench it that we may be still Content with merely living ; Bat, would we learn that neart's...
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Three Minute Readings for College Girls

Harry Cassell Davis - College readers - 1897 - 540 pages
...sneering comment. Still through our paltry stir and strife Glows down the wished ideal, And Longing molds in clay what Life Carves in the marble real. To let...the longing to be so Helps make the soul immortal. THE EARTH'S FIRST MERCY. By JOHN RUSKIN. B. 1819, London. "The most eloquent and original of all writers...
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Success: A Book of Ideals, Helps, and Examples for All Desiring to Make the ...

Orison Swett Marden - Success - 1897 - 392 pages
...Lowell, — " Still, through our paltry ttir and strife, Glows down the wished ideal, And longing molds in clay what life Carves in the marble real; To let...Desire must ope the portal; Perhaps the longing to be to Helps make the soul immortal. " Longing is God's fresh heavenward will With our poor earthward striving;...
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The World Beautiful

Lilian Whiting - New Thought - 1897 - 308 pages
...magnetic plane. In Lowell's poem entitled " Longing," these lines occur : — " Still, through our paltry stir and strife Glows down the wished Ideal ; And Longing moulds in clay what Life Carves in the blissful real." Mr. Lowell does not italicize these last two lines, but this form will serve to emphasize...
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Arthur's Home Magazine, Volumes 35-36

1870 - 732 pages
...and bare, Can moke its sneering comment. Still, through our paltry stir and strife, Grows down our wished ideal ; And longing moulds in clay what life Carves in the marble гел! ; To let the new life in we know liesire must ope the portal; Perhaps the longing to be so...
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Common-school Literature, English and American: With Several Hundred ...

James Willis Westlake - American literature - 1898 - 204 pages
...moment, Before the present, poor and bare, Can make its sneering comment. Still through our paltry stir and strife Glows down the wished ideal, And Longing...longing to be so Helps make the soul immortal. Longing. VL What a man pays for bread and butter is worth its market value, and no more; what he pays for love's...
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The New Citizenship: Christian Character in Its Biblical Ideas, Sources, and ...

Samuel Zane Batten - Christian life - 1898 - 330 pages
...poem, "Longing," is only one writing among many others that might be named. " Still, through our paltry stir and strife, Glows down the wished Ideal, And...the longing to be so, Helps make the soul immortal." The moment we think about it, we can easily see why Jehovah forbade the Israelites to make or to worship...
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