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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. “All "
Notes and Queries - Page 62
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The World's Best Poetry ...

1904 - 1058 pages
...German of FKIICDIHCli coTTI.IKI! Kl.OPSTOCK. Translation of w. TAYLOR. THE LADDER OF SAINT AUGUSTINE. SAINT AUGUSTINE! well hast thou said, That of our...will but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame! Our pleasures and our discontents, Are rounds by which we may ascend. The low desire, the base design,...
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The Arena, Volume 31

1904 - 712 pages
...before; then is he higher for his fall. Longfellow gives a beautiful expression to this thought: "St. Augustine! well hast thou said, That of our vices...will but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame!" Goethe gave a similar thought as formulated by Tennyson: "I hold it truth with him who sings To one...
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Type Lessons for Primary Teachers in the Study of Nature, Literature and Art

Anna E. McGovern - 1905 - 388 pages
...pupils, "We are building with a firm and ample base." Why? STUDY OF POEM : THE LADDER OF ST. AUGUSTINE Saint Augustine! well hast thou said, That of our...but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame. All common things, each day's events. That with the hour begin and end, Our pleasures and our discontents,...
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Girls' Christian Names, Their History, Meaning and Association

Helena Swan - 1905 - 548 pages
...treading on one's sins, and on this Longfellow has founded his poem called The Ladder of St. Augustine : Saint Augustine! well hast thou said, That of our...but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame ! All common things, each day's events, That with the hour begin and end, Our pleasures and our discontents,...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1903 - 1188 pages
...1 The Courtship of Miles Statuliik. if. Into a world unknown, — the corner-stone of a nation ! * Saint Augustine ! well hast thou said, That of our...will but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame. 3 IN* The Ladder of SaM Auyiatine The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden...
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The Chief American Poets

Curtis Hidden Page - 1905 - 738 pages
...all with thee, — are all with thee t ' 1849. 1849." THE LADDER OF SAINT AUGUSTINE SATNT AUGUSTINE I well hast thou said,* That of our vices we can frame...but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame ! All common things, each day's events, That with the hour begin and end, Our pleasures and our discontents,...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 13

1905 - 610 pages
...few lines from the " Ladder of St Augustine" may be taken as a type: Saint Augustine I well hast them said, That of our vices we can frame A ladder, if...will but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame ! • • • • We have not wings, we cannot soar; But we have feet to scale and climb By slow degrees,...
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The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow ...

Curtis Hidden Page - 1905 - 732 pages
...with thee ! 1 184U. 1849. 2 THE LADDER OF SAINT AUGUSTINE Saint Augustine ! well hast thou said, 3 That of our vices we can frame A ladder, if we will...but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame ! All common things, each day's events, That with the hour begin and end, Our pleasures and our discontents,...
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THE CHIEF AMERICAN POETS

CURTIS HIDDE PAGE - 1905 - 746 pages
...with thee !‘ 1849. 1849.2 THE LADDER OF SAINT AUGUST! NE SAINT AUGUSTINE ! well heat thou said, 8 That of our vices we can frame A ladder, if we will...but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame! All common things, each day's events, That with the hour begin and end, Our pleasures and our discontents,...
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THE CHIEF AMERICAN POETS

CURTIS HIDDEN PAGE, PH. D. - 1905 - 778 pages
...with thee !‘ 1849. 1849. THE LADDER OF SAINT AUGUSTINE SAINT AUGUSTINE ! well hast thou said, 3 That of our vices we can frame A ladder, if we will but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame! Al] common things, each day's events, That with the hour begin and end, Our pleasures and our discontents,...
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