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" We have not wings, we cannot soar ; But we have feet to scale and climb By slow degrees, by more and more, The cloudy summits of our time. "
Teacher - Page 50
1855
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The Wesleyan Sunday-school magazine [afterw.] The Wesleyan ..., Volume 5

1870 - 436 pages
...This power to teach, this perfection in teaching, can only come by hard work, and by incessant work. " We have not 'wings, we cannot soar ; But we have feet...mighty pyramids of stone That, wedge-like, cleave the desert-airs, When nearer seen and better known, Are but gigantic flights of stairs. " The distant mountains...
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Hymns for the Church and the Home: With a Selection of Psalms

1870 - 612 pages
...he will requite ; Desert those that love thee, but never the right I \\T & TT LM LONOFRLLOW. Steps. have not wings — we cannot soar — But we have...more and more — The cloudy summits of our time. 2 The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight, But they while their...
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Hymns for the Church and the Home: With a Selection of Psalms

1870 - 614 pages
...thee, but never the right I / / ' LM LONGFELLOW. Stejs. "ll/Ji have not wings — we cannot soar — TT But we have feet to scale and climb By slow degrees...more and more — The cloudy summits of our time. 2 The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight, But they while their...
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The poetical works of Henry W. Longfellow, ed. with a critical ..., Issue 151

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1870 - 642 pages
...must first be trampled down Beneath our feet, if we would gain In the bright fields of fair renown The right of eminent domain. We have not wings, we cannot soar ; Bat we have feet to scale and climb By slow degrees, by more and more, The cloudy summits of our...
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The poetical works of Henry W. Longfellow, ed. with a critical memoir by W.M ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1871 - 656 pages
...must first be trampled down Beneath our feet, if we would gain In the bright fields of fair renown The right of eminent domain. We have not wings, we...more and more, The cloudy summits of our time. * The words of St Augustine are, " De vitiis nostril scalara nobis facimus, a vitiaipsa calcamus." — SERMON...
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Daisy Ward's Work

Mary Webster McClain - 1871 - 272 pages
...to serve untiringly. " That is something. Don't you remember the Ladder of St. Augustine ? — " ' We have not wings, we cannot soar; But we have feet...and more, The cloudy summits of our time. " ' The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight; But they, while their companions...
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Companion Poets: Illustrated. Longfellow's Household Poems. Tennyson's Songs ...

1871 - 314 pages
...must first be. trampled down Beneath our feet, if we would gain In the bright fields of fair renown The right of eminent domain. We have not wings, we...scale and climb By slow degrees, by more and more, The mighty pyramids of stone That wedge-like cleave the desert airs, When nearer seen, and better known,...
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New Cyclopaedia of Poetical Illustrations: Adapted to Christian Teaching ...

1872 - 710 pages
...must fir^t be trampled down Beneath our feet, if we would gain In the bright fields of fair renown on the tune. The mighty pyramids of stone That wedge-like cleave the desert airs, When nearer seen, and better...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Author's ..., Issue 347

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1872 - 730 pages
...must first be trampled down Beneath our feet, if we would gain Tn the bright fields of fair renown The right of eminent domain. We have not wings, we...scale and climb By slow degrees, by more and more, The clondy summits of our time. The mighty pyramids of stone That wedge-like cleave the desert airs, When...
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Work Here, Rest Beyond: a Sketch of the Life of R. Wherry, Etc

Edward Carey Pike - 1873 - 144 pages
...whilst the need for the same steady perseverance to the end is recognized by those who would follow. ' We have not wings, we cannot soar ; But we have feet...by more and more, The cloudy summits of our time.' In climbing a mountain sometime ago, I remember the steepness did not tax the strength so much as the...
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