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" SAINT AUGUSTINE ! well hast thou said, That of our vices we can frame A ladder, if we will but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame... "
The Massachusetts Teacher: A Journal of School and Home Education - Page 50
1855
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The Tract Magazine and Christian Miscellany

1882 - 450 pages
...reserved for great actions only. We need our hero-strength for our hourly thoughts and words and deeds. " All common things, each day's events, That with the...begin and end, Our pleasures and our discontents Are steps by which we may ascend. All thoughts of ill ; all evil deeds That have their root in thoughts...
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The Church

1862
...common, profane : look at life through the medium of Christ, and it will appear holy, sacred, divine. " All common things, each day's events That with the...pleasures and our discontents, Are rounds by which we may asceud." Harlow, JEitex, 3. Poising events should remind ut of our future destiny. — It was because...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 60

1859 - 868 pages
...surely the pleasant*«! way To get rid of the bill and the dunning. BY THE AUTHOR OF "MARY POWELL." AH common things, each day's events, That with the hour begin and end, Oar pleasures and our discontents, Arc rounds by which we may ascend. LONGFELLOW, St. Augustine's Ladder....
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The Presbyterian Magazine, Volume 4

Cortlandt Van Rensselaer - 1854 - 614 pages
...upon our guilty conscience. THE LADDER OF ST. AUGUSTINE. BY HENRY W. LONGFKLLOW. SAINT AUGUSTINE 1 well hast thou said, That of our vices we can frame...will but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame I All common things — each day's events, That with the hour begin and end ; Our pleasures and our...
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Teacher, Volume 8

1855 - 396 pages
...stones polished after the similitude of a palace." THE LADDER OP ST. AUGUSTINE. BY HENKT W. LONGFELLOW. SAINT AUGUSTINE ! well hast thou said, That of our...begin and end, Our pleasures and our discontents, Aie rounds by which we may ascend. The low desire, the base design, That makes another's virtues less,...
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The Newchurchman, devoted to the exposition and defence of the ..., Volumes 1-3

1855 - 448 pages
...thoughts of ill ; Whatever hinders or impedes The aetion of the nobler will ; All eommon things, — eaeh day's events, That with the hour begin and end, Our pleasures, and our diseontents, Are " rounds," by whieh we may aseend. The distant mountains, that uprear Their frowning...
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The Lover's Seat: Kathemérina; Or, Common Things in Relation to Beauty ...

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1856 - 418 pages
...dreams of youth ! " Channing. So, by a like process, in seizing the familiar occasions of goodness — " All common things — each day's events, That with...our discontents, Are rounds by which we may ascend *." You ask perhaps, admitting that they have a certain value, why we are so greatly, so immoderately...
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Northwode priory, by the author of 'Everley'.

Cornish - 1857 - 362 pages
...and amusement seemed to be penetrating her natural reserve. CHAPTEE IX. '' All common things—each day's events, That with the hour begin and end ; Our pleasures, and oar discontents, Are rounds by which we may ascend. " We have not wings—we cannot soarBut we have...
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Which? Or, Eddies round the rectory, Volume 1

Owen Varra - 1858 - 426 pages
...cannot do much, but that is no release from responsibility. Do you know Longfellow's lines ? — ' All common things, each day's events, That with the...our discontents, Are rounds by which we may ascend. We have not wings — we cannot soar; But we have feet to scale and climb By slow degrees — by more...
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The Rambler, a Catholic journal of home and foreign literature ..., Volume 10

1858 - 456 pages
...Some of these are very pretty. That called " St. Augustine's Ladder" contains good philosophy — " of our vices we can frame a ladder, if we will but tread beneath our feet each deed of shame." " We have not wings, we cannot soar ; But we have f'eet to scale and climb, By slow degrees, by more...
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