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" We have not wings —we cannot soar— But we have feet to scale and climb By slow degrees — by more and more — The cloudy summits of our time. "
The Massachusetts Teacher: A Journal of School and Home Education - Page 50
1855
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The Tract Magazine and Christian Miscellany

Christian life - 1882
...must first be trampled down Beneath our feet if we would gain, In the bright fields of fair renown, The right of eminent domain. We have not wings, we...more and more, The cloudy summits of our time. The distant mountains that uprear Their solid bastions to the skies, Are crossed by pathways that appear,...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1871
...must first be trampled down Beneath our feet, if we would gain, In the bright field of fair renown, The right of eminent domain. We have not wings, we cannot soar ; But we I iiive feet to scale and climb. By slow degrees, by more and more, The cloudy summits of our time....
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Titan, Volume 26

English literature - 1858
...our discontents, Are rounds by which we may ascend. We hare not wings — we cannot soar; Bat we hare feet to scale and climb By slow degrees — by more and more, The cloudy summits of oar time. " ' 'My dear Miss Wyndham, pray don't run off with what I have said; really you go quite...
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The Churchman's companion, Volume 19

1856
...but somehow, Mildred J went to her small cheerful room that first night dis ened. Why ? CHAPTEE IV. " We have not wings — we cannot soar — But we have...by more and more, The cloudy summits of our time.'' Before the great gong had sounded its second si the next morning, Mr. Malford, contrary to his custom,...
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The Bible class magazine [ed. by C.H. Bateman]., Volumes 3-5

National Sunday school union - 1863
...for those who, casting their bread upon the waters, find it after many days. PAMELA. STEP BY STEP. WE have not wings ; we cannot soar ; But we have feet to scale or climb By slow degrees, by more and more, The cloudy summits of our time. The mighty pyramids of...
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The Presbyterian Magazine, Volume 4

Cortlandt Van Rensselaer - Presbyterian Church - 1854
...Beneath our feet, if we would gain, In the bright field of fair renown The right of eminent domain 1 We have not wings — we cannot soar — But we have...time. The mighty pyramids of stone That wedge-like eleave the desert airs, When nearer seen, and better known, Are but gigantic flights of stairs. The...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855 - 432 pages
...must first be trampled down Beneath our feet, if we would gain . In the bright field of Fair Renown The right of eminent domain ! We have not wings —...cannot soar — But we have feet to scale and climb The mighty pyramids of stone That wedge-like cleave the desert airs, When nearer seen and better known,...
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The poetical works of H.W. Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855
...these must first be trampled down Beneath our feet, if we would gain In the bright field of Fair Renown The right of eminent domain ! We have not wings —...cannot soar — But we have feet to scale and climb The mighty pyramids of stone That wedge-like cleave the desert airs, When nearer seen and better known,...
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The National Magazine, Volume 9

Abel Stevens, James Floy - American essays - 1856
...of Padan Aram, I first realized the immensity of that only surviving wonder of the ancient world.* " The mighty Pyramids of stone That wedge-like cleave the desert airs, When nearer seen and l»etter known. Are but gigantic flights of stairs." Leaving Ibrahim to prepare our breakfast, the...
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The Monthly Christian Spectator. 1851-1859

Religion - 1857
...will then seize the moment to set a firmer foot upon the Ladder of St. Augustine,t for, you know, ' We have not wings— we cannot soar — But we have...to scale and climb, By slow degrees — by more and moro — The cloudy summits of our time. The mighty pyramids of stone, That wedge-like cleave the desert...
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