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" Behold, we know not anything; I can but trust that good shall fall At last — far off — at last, to all, And every winter change to spring. So runs my dream: but what am I? An infant crying in the night: An infant crying for the light: And with no... "
Poems - Page 300
by Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1877 - 379 pages
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - 1832 - 1022 pages
...another's gain. Behold we know not any thins: 1 can but trust that good shall fall At last — far-off — at last, to all, And every winter change to spring....in the night: An infant crying for the light: And with no language but a cry. The wish, that of the living whole No life may fail beyond the grave Derives...
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The New Englander, Volume 8

1850 - 676 pages
...shrivelled in a fruitless fire, Or but subserves another's gain. " Behold ! we know not any thing ; I can but trust that good shall fall At last, —...but what am I ? An infant crying in the night : An infant crying for a light : And with no language but a cry." The above quotation may be supposed to...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 8

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1850 - 678 pages
...shrivelled in a fruitless fire, Or but subserves another's gain. " Behold ! we know not any thing ; I can but trust that good shall fall At last, —...but what am I ? An infant crying in the night : An infant crying for a light : And with no language but a cry." The above quotation may be supposed to...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 21

1850 - 602 pages
...destroyed, Or cast as rubbish to the void, When God hath made the pile complete : That not a wormjis cloven in vain ; That not a moth with vain desire...in the night ; An infant crying for the light : And with no language but a cry." — p. 77. This subservience of Knowledge to Faith appears from first...
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The Prospective Review: A Quarterly Journal of Theology and Literature, Volume 6

1850 - 550 pages
...taints of blood ; That nothing walks with aimless feet ; That not oue life shall be destroyed, Or cast as rubbish to the void, When God hath made the pile...in the night : An infant crying for the light : And with no language but a cry." — P. 77. This subservience of Knowledge to Faith appears from first...
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In Memoriam

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1850 - 272 pages
...Is shrivelled in a fruitless fire, Or but subserves another's gain. Behold ! we know not any thing ; I can but trust that good shall fall At last, —...in the night : An infant crying for the light : And with no language but a cry. LIV. THE wish, that of the living whole No life may fail beyond the grave,...
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The Princess: A Medley

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1851 - 422 pages
...with aimless feet ; That not one life shall be destroy 'd, Or cast as rubbish to the void, When Grod hath made the pile complete : That not a worm is cloven...in the night : An infant crying for the light : And with no language but a cry. LIT. THE wish, that of the living whole No life may fail beyond the grave...
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The Bible and the people, Volume 1

1851 - 588 pages
...hostile to Christianity, are dispassionately considered. PASSAGES IN THE LIFE OF AN ENQUIRER. CHAP. I. Behold ! we know not anything ; I can but trust that...in the night : An infant crying for the light: And with no language but a cry. — Tennyson. THE words of our motto are the utterance of hope struggling...
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A cyclopædia of sacred poetical quotations, ed. by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia, Henry Gardiner Adams - 1854 - 762 pages
...the pile complete. That not a worm is cloven in vain; That not a moth with vain desire Is shrivell'd in a fruitless fire, Or but subserves another's gain....in the night; An infant crying for the light; And with no language but a cry. Tennyson. In patience, then, possess thy soul, Stand still! — for while...
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The Testimony of the Poets

Epes Sargent - 1854 - 374 pages
...Is shrivelled in a fruitless fire, Or but subserves another's gain. Behold ! we know not any thing ; I can but trust that good shall fall At last, —...in the night : An infant crying for the light : And with no language but a cry. m. O THOU that after toil and storm May'st seem to have reached a purer...
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