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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 Evangelical repository. Vol. 1- new

1877
...numbered with the things that were. " 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." So much for the central truth of theology. The primary duty of religion is...
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The Christian Mirror: And Other Sermons

James Martin - Baptists - 1878 - 323 pages
...show us the reality or tell us all. " 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 see ; but it is through a glass, darkly. III. — The Perfect Sight we shall llave liereafter....
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Proceedings, Volume 32

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1878
...embrace, Believing where we cannot prove. Oar 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 CREDIBILITY OF VENERABLE BEDE, SAINT AND CONFESSOR, AND OF HIS FOLLOWERS. BY JOSEPH BOULT. IT is...
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The Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1878 - 665 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 present trial of faith, sermons

David James Vaughan - 1878
...You know the familiar lines : — ' 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.' If this be true, as it is, of our systems, our most elaborate systems of doctrine — systems, which...
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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issue 32

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - Humanities - 1878
...Believing where we cannot prove. Our little systems have their day, They have their day and cease to he ; They are but broken lights of Thee, And Thou, O Lord, art more than they. THE CREDIBILITY OF VENERABLE BEDE, SAINT AND CONFESSOR, AND OF HIS FOLLOWERS. BY JOSEPH BOULT. IT is...
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Lessons from My Masters, Carlyle, Tennyson and Ruskin

Peter Bayne - English literature - 1879 - 449 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. Immortal Love, the Divine-human Son of God, is Tennyson's essential conception of the adorable Sovereign...
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The Military Religious Orders of the Middle Ages: The Hospitallers, the ...

Frederick Charles Woodhouse - Hospitalers - 1879 - 360 pages
...HONORARY, AND MODERN 317 PEEFACE. " 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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Helps to Devout Living: Consisting of Selections from Biblical and Various ...

Religion - 1879 - 228 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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Sermons on the International Sunday-school Lessons

International Sunday school lessons - 1880
...anchorage ground of eternal truth. " 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 PASSOVER. EXODUS xn. 1-14. "And Ms day shall be unto you for a memorial; and ye shall keep it a...
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