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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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Our Poetical Favorites, Second Series: A Selection from the Best ..., Volume 2

English poetry - 1876 - 543 pages
...wills are ours, we know not how ; 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 Battle and Burden of Life

James Baldwin Brown - Bible - 1875 - 178 pages
...but a little part of the unity. " Our little systems have their day ; They have their day, and cease to be. They are but broken lights of Thee ; And Thou, O God, art more than they. " But we see unities. Our intellect is able to comprehend many diverse appearances...
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The Battle and Burden of Life

James Baldwin Brown - Bible - 1875 - 178 pages
...but a little part of the unity. " Our little systems have their day ; They have their day, and cease to be. They are but broken lights of Thee ; And Thou, O God, art more than they." But we see unities. Our intellect is able to comprehend many diverse appearances...
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The Church quarterly review, Volumes 92-93

1921
...Him whom they had come to know. ' 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.' Look at the Fourth Gospel and the use of the term Logos there. It is used twice in the Prologue. Then...
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The St. James's Magazine and United Empire Review, Volume 37

1876
...Shelley's greatest successor: " 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 Alemoriam. II.— The following extract is from the same sheet as the first ; but has been cancelled...
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Lectures, Addresses and Other Literary Remains

Frederick William Robertson - Criticism - 1876 - 337 pages
...childish things." — ST. PAUL. " 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 Hymns and Tunes for the Congregation and the Home

Samuel Longfellow - Hymns, English - 1876 - 125 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. Let knowledge grow from more to more, But more of reverence in us dwell; That mind and soul, according...
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New York Medical Eclectic, Volume 3, Issue 1

1876
...NEW YORK, JAN. 15™, 1876. [No. 1. 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. LET PHYSICIANS BE EQUAL BEFORE THE LAW. There exists an abuse in the administration of the...
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The Church Quarterly Review, Volume 5

Arthur Cayley Headlam - Religion - 1878
...conceive how they co-exist, yet we can believe that in some manner unknown to us they do co-exist. ' They are but broken lights of Thee, And Thou, O Lord, art more than these.' 2 This is all that our philosopher really meant, as may be proved by many other passages. But...
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Driven to Rome, by an ex-Anglican clergyman [H.W. Probyn-Nevins].

Henry Willis Probyn- Nevins - 1877
... BY AN EX-ANGLICAN CLERGYMAN. " 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 Memoriam. WILLIAMS AND NORGATE, 14, HENRIETTA STREET, CO VENT GARDEN, LONDON; AND 20, SOUTH FREDERICK...
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