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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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Christ the Divine Man: Or, Deity Veiled

Heaton Edward Von Stürmer - Sermons, English - 1880 - 199 pages
...Light " Himself. Our little systems have their day : They have their day and cease to be, They are hut broken lights of Thee, And thou, O Lord, art more than they. CHAPTER II. CHRIST THE LAST LINK IN CREATION, OK, MAN BROUGHT INTO UNION WITH GOD. |N Creation as in...
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Church and Chapel: Sermons on the Church of England and Dissent

Robert Henry Hadden - Dissenters, Religious - 1881 - 117 pages
...God created us ?— Malachi ii. 4. 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. I beseech you, my beloved brethren,—I beseech you in the bowels of Christ, to believe...
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Orations and Essays: With Selected Parish Sermons

Jeremiah Lewis Diman - Sermons, American - 1881 - 416 pages
...the song of Moses and the Lamb. " 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." When Pilate led Jesus forth wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe, he cried to the angry...
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A Wise Discrimination: The Church's Need

Thomas Underwood Dudley - Christianity - 1881 - 234 pages
...forgotten what the Laureate sings : " 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." And therefore a multitude of men, recalcitrant against our inferences, refuse to confess the facts...
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The North American Review, Volume 132

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1881
...the tiniest segment of the 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." In view of this weakness of reason, when confronted with the mighty problems of religion, it behooves...
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The works of Alfred Tennyson. With 25 illustr

Alfred Tennyson (1st baron.) - 1881
...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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Studies in the Mountain Instruction

George Dana Boardman - Bible - 1881 - 360 pages
...outgrow the Divine Man. " Our little systems have their day ; "inMemorlam." They have their day and cease to be : They are but broken lights of Thee ; And Thou, O Lord, art more than they." And to-day the Mountain Instruction is more authoritative than ever. The Galilean Teacher has the ear...
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'Is life worth living?' A lecture

Hugh Hastings (M.R.C.S.) - Philosophy of life - 1881 - 30 pages
..." expresses this thought, thus, " 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." Yes, says the Optimist, truly " broken lights " ' but only thus "broken"...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D. Thomas. Vol. 1 ...

David Thomas - 1881
..." expresses this thought, thus, " 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." Yes, says the Optimist, truly " broken lights " but only thus " broken "...
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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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