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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 Granville series. Reading book. Standard 1-6

Granville series - 1882 - 330 pages
...Beneath our feet, if we would gain In the bright field of fair renown The right of eminent domain I 7. We have not wings, we cannot soar, But we have feet...more and more — The cloudy summits of our time. 8. The mighty pyramids of stone That wedge-like cleave the desert airs, When nearer seen and better...
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Dorothy; or Getting one's own way

Ger (pseud.) - 1882 - 176 pages
...I daresay I shall be able to kick off both my shoes again some day.' CHAPTER XXIV. HARD LESSONS. ' We have not wings, we cannot soar ; But we have feet to scale and climb.' LONGFELLOW. j]O be quick and open the window, Marie ; the sun is setting, and I can't see it.' ' Certainly...
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Poetical Works

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1886 - 548 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...summits of our time. The mighty pyramids of stone That wedge -like cleave thedesert airs, When nearer seen, and better known, Are but gigantic flights of...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1883 - 550 pages
...Beneath our feet, if we would gain ID the bright fields of fair renown The right of eminent domain. \Ve have not wings, we cannot soar ; But we have feet...summits of our time. The mighty pyramids of stone That wedge.likecleavethedesert airs, When nearer seen, and better known, Are but gigantic flights of stairs....
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Analysis of sentences, with copious exercises

John A. Fallon - 1883 - 96 pages
...surgeon would examine a patient. Adv, Sent. to (6) as a surgeon would examine a patient (Direct) s We have not wings, we cannot soar ; But we have feet...by more and more, The cloudy summits of our time. 9 I know not what came o'er me, Nor who the counsel gave; But I must hasten , downward All with my...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1883 - 550 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 clondy summits of our time. The mighty pyramids of stone That wedge-like cleave the desert airs, Wheu...
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Records of Jesus Reviewed and Fifty Questions Answered Through Five Hundred ...

Benjamin Franklin Burnham - 1883 - 324 pages
...Soft and sublime, Lifts at my feet, they move, they go Up the great stair of time. David A, Wasson, We have not wings, we cannot soar ; But we have feet...by more and more, The cloudy summits of our time. Henry W, Longfellow. CHAPTER XXVI. EVOLUTION. What is meant in the Beatitudes by the "Kingdom of Heaven,"...
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Bancroft's Fifth Reader

John Swett, Charles H. Allen, Josiah Royce - 1883 - 366 pages
...the bright fields | of fair renown | The right | of eminent domain. 7. We have not wings, we can not soar; But we have feet | to scale and climb, By slow...by more and more, The cloudy summits | of our time. 8. The distant mountains, that uprear | Their solid bastions to the skies, Are crossed | by pathways,...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1883 - 320 pages
...must first be trampled down Beneath our feet, if we would gain In the bright fiel Is of fair renown The right of eminent domain. We have not wings, we cannot soar ; But we have feet to scale anil climb By slow degrees, by more aid more, "The cloudy summits of our time. The mighty pyramids...
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Florence Godfrey's Faith: A Story of Australian Life

Emma Raymond Pitman - 1883 - 374 pages
...Are but gigantic nights of stairs. Y/e have not wings, we cannot soar, But we have f€et to pcaie and climb By slow degrees, by more 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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