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" I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope through darkness up to God, I stretch lame hands of faith, and grope, And gather dust and chaff, and call To what I feel is Lord of all, And... "
The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art - Page 216
1850
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The Living Age, Volume 213

1897
...falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar stairs That slope through darkness up to God, I stretch lame...is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope. Whatever else Tennyson has taught us, he has certainly taught us that doubt may be much too confident,...
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 82

1879
...weight of cares Upon the world's great altar stairs, That slope throngh darkness up to God, Stretch out lame hands of faith, and grope And gather dust and...is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope." The man of science asks me to be satisfied with what is positive; to leave what is incapable of mathematical...
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The Prospective Review: A Quarterly Journal of Theology and Literature, Volume 6

Literature - 1850
...fifty seeds She often brings but one to bear ; I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That...worthily extinguished by the cries of the heart, and the prophecies of the spirit, accredited by Faith as God's own voice and word. That faith is itself not...
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In Memoriam

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1850 - 216 pages
...fifty seeds She often brings but one to bear ; I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That...is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope. LT. " So careful of the type ?" but no. From scarped cliff and quarried stone She cries, " A thousand...
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In Memoriam, Issue 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - Grief - 1850 - 210 pages
...falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs 78 I stretch lame hands of faith, and grope, And gather...is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope. 79 ' So careful of the type ? ' but no. From scarped cliff and quarried stone She cries ' a thousand...
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In Memoriam

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1850 - 210 pages
...Upon the great world's altar-stairs 78 I stretch lame hands of faith, and grope, And gather dust aiid chaff, and call To what I feel is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope. 79 Lv. ' So careful of the type ? ' but no. Prom scarped cliff and quarried stone She cries ' a thousand...
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The Princess: A Medley

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1851 - 1851 - 182 pages
...firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope thro' darkness up to God ; I stretch lame hands of faith,...is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope. LV. ' So careful of the type ? ' but no. From scarped cliff and quarried stone She cries ' a thousand...
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The Wheat-sheaf, a Suggestive Reader: Containing Germs of Pure and Noble ...

Elizabeth Nicholson - Literature - 1853 - 396 pages
...black and brown, on kindred brows. * # * * I falter where I firmly trod, And, falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That...is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope. ALFKED TENNYSON. of * * THE definite period at which man was introduced upon the scene, seems to have...
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The Wheat-sheaf; Or, Gleanings for the Wayside and Fireside ...

American literature - 1853 - 416 pages
...black and brown, on kindred brows. * * # * I falter where I firmly trod, And, falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That...is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope. ALFRID TENNYSON. of t|je Crmtar. * * THE definite period at which man was introduced upon the scene,...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 98

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1853
...cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope through darkness up to God ; I stretch lame hnnds of faith, and grope, And gather dust and chaff, and...is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope. If ever man were serious and earnest in his doubting, we believe him to be so. His is the wailing voice...
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