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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 "
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Unity Pulpit, Volume 5

1883 - 700 pages
...womanly lives, and are ready to use these untoward experiences as helps and guides for the future. "Saint Augustine! well hast thou said That of our...will but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame." " Nor deem the irrevocable Past As wholly wasted, wholly vain, If, rising on its wrecks, at last To...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1883 - 550 pages
...message I THE LADDER OF ST. AUGUSTINE. Nor deem the irrevocable i'nst, As wholly wasted, wholly vain, SAINT AUGUSTINE ! well hast thou said, That of our vices we can frame A ladder, if we will but tread That with the hour begin and end, Our pleasures and our discontents, Beneath our feet each deed of...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1884 - 730 pages
...light It falls into our world of night, With the murmuring sound of rhyme. 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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The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1893 - 924 pages
...thou fillest rny heart with feverl 60 Muse of all the Gifts and Graces! THE LADDEH 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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Messiah Pulpit, Volume 7

1902 - 692 pages
...poem,—I can only read you one or two verses "of it,—Longfellow's "The Ladder of Saint Augustine":— "Saint Augustine! well hast thou said That of our vices we can frame A ladder, if we will but tread And later:— "We have not wings, we cannot soar; But we have feet to scale and climb By slow degrees,...
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Graded Memory Selections

S. D. Waterman, J. W. McClymonds, C. C. Hughes - 1903 - 200 pages
...and foolish word, Thy mercy on Thy people, Lord ! Amen. — Kipling. r 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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Shoes and Rations for a Long March: Or, Needs and Supplies in Every-day Life ...

Henry Clay Trumbull - 1903 - 368 pages
...great Captain ! Their enemies only help them to more of soldierly manhood. 1 Erckmann-Cliatrian. " 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 Complete Poetical Works

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1903 - 728 pages
...Where no foot has left its traces : Let us turn and wander thither 1 THE LADDER OF SAINT AUGUSTINE SAINT AUGUSTINE ! well hast thou said, That of our...tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame •' All common things, each day's Úvente, 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 ...

1903 - 1252 pages
...— the corner-stone of a nation ! ń Saint Augustine ! well hast thou said, That of our vices we cau frame A ladder, if we will but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame. 3 nu. The Ladder of Sairi Augustine The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

1904 - 1028 pages
...the German of FR1EDRICII GOTTLIEB KLOPSTOCK. 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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