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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 History of the Prophet Elisha

William Plaskett Dothie - 1872 - 119 pages
...greater than Elisha was there ; One whom the greatest of the prophets merely heralded. " They were but broken lights of Thee, And Thou, O Lord, art more than they." The exquisitely touching sequel of the story -is told, like all the rest, in simplest words. The bereaved...
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The Central literary magazine, Volume 6

Birmingham central literary assoc - 1883
...themselves. Tennyson truly says : — " 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." Yet for what they are, we must take them and try them by the test of life. It is better to have good...
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The British and Foreign Evangelical Review and Quarterly Record of Christian ...

Theology - 1873
...He says, with admirable modesty: " 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 theology of In Memoriam is kindred iu its structure with that of the poet's friend, Mr Maurice,...
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Poetical Works, Volume 2

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1873
...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. Wo have but faith : we cannot know ; For knowledge is of things we see ; And yet we trust it comes...
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The Quiver: An Illustrated Magazine for Sunday and General Reading

Christian life - 1873
...of Christianity is as little with the historical churches of the Reformation as with Rome itself. " They are but broken lights of Thee ; and Thou, O Lord, art more than they." But it is not a small matter that Italians should be taught that there is something that changes not—...
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The House of Bondage

Emma Jane Worboise - 1873 - 556 pages
..." our little systems " have had their day and ceased to be, we shall know, oh, our Father ! that " They are but broken lights of Thee, And Thou, O Lord, art more than they." Mr. Lane was buried by his wife, who had been in her grave for twenty years, and Miss Lane was left...
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Songs of the Soul, Gathered Out of Many Lands and Ages

American poetry - 1874 - 661 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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The Philosophy of the Cross

Robert McCheyne Edgar - 1874 - 357 pages
...is above and higher than both. " 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." * Hence Christ breaks in upon every nation as a brother. 'No national prejudice can keep Him at a distance....
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Father Fabian

Emma Jane Worboise - 1875
...say ? " CHAPTER XL. THE FUNERAL. " Our little systems have their day ; They haTe their day and cease to be ; They are but broken lights of Thee, And Thou, O Lord, art more than they." COLD and grey rose the day of the General's burial. The air was pretty clear, and the winds low, but...
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Homiletical Aids for the Christian Year: A Series of Outlines of Sermons for ...

Edward Wynne - Church year sermons - 1875 - 393 pages
...evanescence branded on every human system. Our little systems have their clay, They have their day and cease to be ; They are but broken lights of Thee, And Thou, O Lord, art more than they.* II. THE SURNAME HE CONFERS UPON. HIS SON. V. 32. A name which was of encouraging significance. " One...
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