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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
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Poems of Faith

Robert Blaisdell - Poetry - 2003 - 100 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 from...
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The Broad Church: A Biography of a Movement

Tod E. Jones - History - 2003 - 347 pages
...Maurice expressed his hearty assent: 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. "Yes!," responds Maurice, "it is deeply and eternally true that 'Thou, O Lord, art more than they.'...
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Faith and Fragmentation: Reflections on the Future of Christianty

J. Philip Wogaman - Religion - 2004 - 196 pages
...we polish them. As Tennyson put it, 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, are more than they. Those could be hard words if we did not have confidence that the God who is more...
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維多利亞文學風貌: 小說、詩歌及散文作家群像

陳英輝 - Authors, English - 2005 - 209 pages
...黑暗中之微光: 使之綻放光明。 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 from...
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Landscape with Moving Figures: A Decade on Dance

Laura Jacobs - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2006 - 224 pages
...(From Tennyson's "In Memoriam": "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.") Against this pictorial flow, four fates rise and fall in high relief. Tudor moves the four leads upstage...
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The Complete Book of Hymns

William Petersen, Ardythe Petersen - Religion - 2015 - 704 pages
...ultimate questions. So he writes, "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, are more than they." Scriptures: Job 9:10-12; Psalm 90:1-12; Hebrews 11:1 Themes: Jesus, Death, Hope...
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The Globe, Volumes 12-13

William Henry Thorne - 1902
...necessity as the night the day that: "Those 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." Chicago, 111. ADRIAN M. DOOUK. THE INFAMY AND BLASPHEMY OF DIVORCE. GLANCES AT MILTON, INGERSOLL AND...
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Opening the Covenant: A Jewish Theology of Christianity

Michael S. Kogan - Religion - 2007 - 300 pages
...it well in his poem "In Memoriam": 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 . . . Revelation is the breaking of the infinite into the finite to reveal to the finite the infinite...
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A Glimpse of Heaven: Through the Eyes of

Literary Collections - 2007 - 240 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 from...
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Christelijk geloof / druk 1

2007 - 563 pages
...embrace Believing where we cannot prove 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. Alfred Tennyson INHOUD De cursief gedrukte aanduidingen hebben betrekking op de kleine letters Ter...
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