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" TELL me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; " Dust thou art, to dust returnest, "
The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ... - Page 179
by William Draper Swan - 1845 - 484 pages
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Psalms, hymns, and anthems, compiled and ed. by E. Courtauld

Ellen Courtauld - 1860
...more. Everlasting, Fuller grace incessant pour ! PM CCCXVII. XONGFE1XOW. 1 TELL me riot in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul...that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. 2 Life is real ! life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal ; " Dust thou art, to dust returnest,"...
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The Fourth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - Bible stories - 1860 - 360 pages
...am going to die within the walls ofBagdatV LESSON XV. A PSALM OF LIFE. 1. TELL me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream'! For the soul...that slumbers', And things are not what they seem'. 2. Life is rear / Life is earnest I And the grave is not its goal; " Dust thou art, to dust returnest,"...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Gilbert - American poetry - 1860 - 417 pages
...the most fair, The best-beloved Night! A PSALM OF LIFE. WHAT THE HEART OF THE TOCWO MAX SAID Tu TTIE PSALMIST. TELL me not, in mournful numbers, "Life...empty dream!" For the soul is dead that slumbers, Life is real ! Life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal ; '• Dust thou art, to dust returnest,''...
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Poems. New, complete ed

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1861
...welcome, the thrice-prayed for, the most fair, The best-beloved Night ! A PSALM OF LIFE WHAT THE UEART Ot THE YOUNG MAN SAID TO THE PSALMIST. TELL me not, in...what they seem. Life is real ! Life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal ; " Dust thou art, to dust returuest," Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment,...
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Tales from the Outer Fringe: Five Stories and a Novella

David George Pitt - Tales - 1990 - 175 pages
...he listened attentively, made out the words so dear to the parson's heart: Tell me not in mournful numbers "Life is but an empty dream!" For the soul...that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. How true, how true, Parson Busby! Things rarely are, indeed, just what they seem! The Woman "Women...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...her little child to bed, Half willing, half reluctant to be led, (1. 1-3) 38 Tell me not, in mournful 2 not spoken of the soul. (1. 1-8) 39 Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime....
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Destiny Obscure: Autobiographies of Childhood, Education, and Family from ...

John Burnett - Social Science - 1994 - 367 pages
...its horrible Head. Our poem for recitation that year was: Tell me not in mournful numbers Life M hut an empty dream. For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. What uner abysmal dreariness for seven-year-olds . . . [After an absence due to scarlet fever] But...
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Memorial Tributes Delivered in Congress: John Cornelius Stennis, 1901-1995 ...

Legislators - 1996 - 141 pages
...— face it' 'tis God's gift. "A PSALM OF LIFE," HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! — For the soul...not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! Let us then be up and doing, With a heart for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labor...
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A Psychoanalytic History of the Jews

Avner Falk - History - 1996 - 850 pages
...quae videntur (things are not always what they look). Longfellow (1839) wrote Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul...dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem and William Gilbert penned the humorous version, "Things are seldom what they seem; skim milk masquerades...
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On Being a Theologian of the Cross: Reflections on Luther's Heidelberg ...

Gerhard O. Forde, Martin Luther - Religion - 1997 - 121 pages
...all, the dream of the souls indestructibility is attractive and comforting. Tell me not in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! — For the soul...what they seem. Life is real! life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; 3. Paul Ricoeur, The Symbolism of Evil, translated by Emerson Buchanan (Nc...
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