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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
1870
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Author's pocket ..., Volume 10

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1878 - 212 pages
...Gleaming through the realms benighted As they onward bear the message ! THE LADDER OF ST. AUGUSTINE. IAINT AUGUSTINE ! well hast thou said, That of our vices...will but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame ! AH common things, each day's events, That with the hour begin and end, Our pleasures and our discontents,...
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Eventide at Bethel; or, The night-dream of the desert, an Old Testament ...

John Ross Macduff - 1878 - 330 pages
...as they are thus paraphrased and nobly expanded by the American poet:— " Saint Augustine too truly said, That of our vices we can frame A ladder, if...tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame ! " All common things—each day's events, Thst with the hour begin and end ; Our pleasures and our discontents...
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The Mystery of Pain, Death and Sin, and Discourses in Refutation of Atheism

Charles Voysey - 1878 - 272 pages
...way one sees truth in it. It is pretty much the same, is it not ? as saying with St. Augustine—' That of our vices we can frame a ladder, if we will but tread beneath our feet each deed of shame;' or, as Tennyson puts it, that ' Men may rise on stepping stones Of their dead selves to higher things.'...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1878 - 450 pages
...Gleaming through the realms benighted, Aa they onward bear the message ! THE LADDER OF ST. AUGUSTINE. SAINT AUGUSTINE ! well hast thou said, That of our...vices we can frame. A ladder, if we will but tread Hencath our feet each deed of shame ! Our pleasures and our discontents, Are rounds by which we may...
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City news notes and queries [afterw.] Manchester notes and queries. Ed. by J ...

Manchester city news - 1878 - 550 pages
...length in his poem entitled The Ladder of St. Augustine. A few verses may be cited in illustration :— Saint Augustine ! Well hast thou said That of our vices we can frame Л ladder, if we will but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame ! All common things—each day's...
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Choice poems and lyrics, for study and delight, ed. by J.T. Ashby

Choice poems - 1879 - 206 pages
...The above verses are taken from The Contention of Ajax and Ulysses, THE LADDER OF SAINT 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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The Philology of the English Tongue

John Earle - 1879 - 742 pages
...pronunciation. But in the following r erse by Longfellow we have the name accented on the first yllable. Saint Augustine! well hast thou said, That of our...will but tread ' Beneath our feet each deed of shame ! In the same way they say dlfy, invalid, partisan, not for he ancient weapon ' pertuisan,' but for...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1879 - 562 pages
...discern — unseen before A path to higher destinies. THE LADDER OF ST. TINE. AUGUSSAINT AUGUSTINK ! 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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Standard Supplementary Readers

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - 1880 - 234 pages
...sovereign right and power. im-pedes', hinders, obstructs. ir-rev'O'Ca-ble, that cannot be recalled. 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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Standard Supplementary Readers, Part 1

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - 1880 - 240 pages
...sovereign right and power. im-pedes 1 , hinders, obstructs. ir-rev'o-ca-ble, that cannot be recalled. 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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