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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 autobiography of Thomas Anthony Methuen [ed.] with a memoir by T.P. Methuen

Thomas Anthony Methuen - 1870
...person whose work he criticises. ' 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.' At the same time every writer must speak according to his convictions ; and with a remembrance of my...
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Science and the Gospel, Or, The Church and the Nations: A Series of Essays ...

Anglican and International Christian Moral Science Association - Christian ethics - 1870 - 599 pages
...spirit within the Church of Christ. ' 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.' Speed, Lord, the time when the Redeemer's intercessory prayer shall be fulfilled for His people on...
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Journal of the National Indian Association, in Aid of Social ..., Issues 133-144

India - 1882
...the sun in the material world. " 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." TENNYSON. Since the above was written, a letter has appeared in the Spectator for December 17th, written...
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Sermons in Town and Country

Alfred Blomfield (bp. of Colchester.) - Sermons, English - 1871 - 348 pages
...is worshipped remains the same. ' 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.' Nor, we think, is it unprofitable that in our own days men should be increasingly reminded that in...
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Misread passages of Scripture [sermons].

James Baldwin Brown - 1871
...discernment or sense of the great whole ? " Our little systems have their day, They have their day and cease to be ; They are but broken lights of Thee : And Thou, O Lordj art more than they." Is it but a broken light of God that falls on us ? Is the full daylight...
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The Unitarian & universalist missionary. Ed. by H. Williamson. Vol.1; new

Henry Williamson (of Dundee) - 1872
...we are told by the poet-laureate " 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. " In these lines we have a truth stated which should be impressed on every mind. There are persons...
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Monthly Packet, Volume 13

1872
...theirs, is foolishness before God: 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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Poems of the inner life, selected chiefly from modern authors [by R.C. Jones].

Poems - 1872
...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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The Works of Alfred Tennyson ...: In memoriam and Maud

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1872
...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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The education of the human race. From the Germ. [by F. W. Robertson].

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - 1872
...KING & Co. 1872. rights reserved. " Our little fyftems have their day ; They have their day, and ceale 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 fee ; And yet we truft it comes...
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