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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 Gospel for the Nineteenth Century

Thomas Gribble - 1880 - 406 pages
...change with the changing times :— " 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 ! " All ecclesiastical polities, however venerable, must at length fall into decay — every human...
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Historical Lectures and Essays

Charles Kingsley - History - 1880 - 404 pages
...Philosophical Institution, Edinburgh.) 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. run PREFACE 3 LECTURE I. — THE PTOLEMAIC ERA 14 „ II. — THE PTOLEMAIC ERA (continued)...
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The Science of Life; Or, Animal and Vegetable Biology

Joseph Henry Wythe - Biology - 1880 - 295 pages
...system. Tennyson has well sung : " 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. Yet an arrangement may be true although imperfect. We may see plainly the leading...
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Religion and Chemistry: A Re-statement of an Old Argument

Josiah Parsons Cooke - Atmosphere - 1880 - 331 pages
...precious treasure, but let us remember, 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. Such, then, being the credentials, and such the methods of science, let us turn for a few moments to...
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Asgard and the Gods: Tales and Traditions of Our Northern Ancestors : Told ...

W. Wägner - Mythology, Germanic - 1880 - 328 pages
..." then " can never be on earth. 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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Theistic Problems; Being Essays on the Existence of God and His Relationship ...

George Sexton - Theism - 1880 - 157 pages
...problems perplex and bewilder. " 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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Hours with the mystics: a contribution to the history of religious ..., Volume 2

Robert Alfred Vaughan - Mysticism - 1880
...the spirit of his theology : — 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. ATHERTON. Yet his six volumes add one more to our many systems. The vitiating element, in a theology...
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A Manual of the Infusoria: Including a Description of All Known ..., Volume 2

William Saville-Kent - Biology - 1880
...•• -....// ' /ir-i' • ;-, */' " 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." TENXVSON, In Memoriam. MANUAL OF THE INFUSORIA: INCLUDING A DESCRIPTION OF ALL KNOWN FLAGEl.l.ATE,...
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The Works of Charles Kingsley, Volume 17

Charles Kingsley - 1880
...Philosophical Imtitution, Edinburgh.) 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.— Tennytm. PAGB PREFACE 3 LECTURE I. — THE PTOLEMAIC ERA ..... 14 „ II. — THE PTOLEMAIC EEA (continued)...
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Theistic Problems; Being Essays on the Existence of God and His Relationship ...

George Sexton - Theism - 1880 - 157 pages
...problems perplex and bewilder. " 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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