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" Our little systems have their day; They have their day and cease to be; They are but broken lights of thee, And thou, O Lord, art more than they. "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 507
1881
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The Monthly observer, and New Church record, Volumes 6-9

1862
...it seemeth good in thy sight.' " ' Our little systems have their day, They have their day and cease to be ; They are but broken lights of Thee, And Thou, O Lord, art more than they.' " The Truthseeker, a Review of Literature and Events relating to tlte Development of Religions Life...
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The Monthly Christian Spectator. 1851-1859

Religion - 1858
...the isms. ' Our little systems have their tlay; They have their day, and cease to be: They arc hut broken lights of thee, And Thou, O Lord, art more than they ! ' f fee $eat an* Cervantes sent forth into the world that redoubtable hero, Don Quixote, ' Knight...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1860
...We cite a few instances : — " Our little systems have their day ; They have their day, and cease to be : They are but broken lights of Thee, And thou, O Lord, art more than they." True, of all human systems ; but why does the poct forgct the Bible, that " word," which " livcth and...
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Psalms, hymns, and anthems, compiled and ed. by E. Courtauld

Ellen Courtauld - 1860
...light. LM CCCCXXIX. TENNYSOir. 1 OUB little systems have their day ; They have their day and cease to be : They are but broken lights of thee ; And thou, O Lord, art more than they. 2 We have but faith : we cannot know ; For knowledge is of things we see ; And yet we trust it comes...
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Nugae Criticae: Occasional Papers Written at the Seaside

Sir John Skelton - Essays - 1862 - 492 pages
...can honestly say with Mr. Tennyson, Our little systems have their day ; They have their day and cease to be ; They are but broken lights of thee ; And Thou, O Lord, art more than they. A creed is not religion ; it is at most its husk ; the Architect of the universe is above and beyond...
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Poems of Religious Sorrow, Comfort, Counsel and Aspiration

Francis James Child - Religious poetry - 1863 - 204 pages
...wills are ours, to make them thine. Our little systems have their day ; They have their day and cease to be ; They are but broken lights of thee, And thou, O Lord, art more than they. 6 For Faith and Reverence. We have but faith ; we cannot know ; For knowledge is of things we see ;...
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The Monthly Religious Magazine, Volumes 29-30

Unitarianism - 1863
...the first apostles of the faith. " Our little systems have their day ; They have their day, and cease to be ; They are but broken lights of thee, And Thou, O Lord, art more than they." We do not believe in the doctrine of the Trinity simply for collecting from certain proof-texts a theory...
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Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home: With Selections of Psalms

Edwin Cortland Bolles - Bible - 1865 - 721 pages
...wills are ours, to make them thine. 3 Our little systems have their day ; They have their day and cease to be ; They are but broken lights of thee, And thou, O Lord, art more than they. 268 L- M- MASON. JJTIic Kmanc of tljc fnbfefulc (Goti. T^HOU, Lord ! by mortal eyes unseen, And by...
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Poems of Alfred Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1866 - 639 pages
...wills are ours, to make them thine. Our little systems have their day ; They have their day and cease to be . They are but broken lights of thee And thou, O Lord, art more than they. We have but faith : we cannot know ; For knowledge is of things we see ; And yet we trust it comes...
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A Book of Prayer for the Church and the Home: With Selections from the ...

Hymns, English - 1866 - 599 pages
...wills are ours, to make them thine. 3 Our little systems have their day ; They have their day and cease to be; They are but broken lights of thee, And thou, O Lord, art more than they. 268 L . 1L fhr Jhnagc of tbr fnbfsfblr THOU, Lord ! by mortal eyes unseen, And by thine offspring here...
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