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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, Was not spoken of... "
Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ... - Page 375
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This Bo Peep Ain't No Fairy Tale!

Murray M. Silver - 2001 - 353 pages
...says it all. Too bad, Savannah! Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote: "Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that...not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing,...
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Effective Education: A Prescription for Renewing Our Schools

Clayton Gingerich - 2002 - 234 pages
...purpose and meaning. I quote the first three verses. "A Psalm Of Life" Tell me not in mournful, numbers, Life is but an empty dream!— For the soul is dead...what they seem Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou are to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment...
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Smile Awhile

Albert Joseph Mary Shamon - 2003 - 124 pages
...are certainly in the middle of a great depression." A Psalm of Life Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that...and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way; But to act, that each tomorrow Finds us farther than today. Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our hearts,...
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The New Anthology of American Poetry: Traditions and Revolutions, Beginnings ...

Steven Gould Axelrod, Camille Roman, Thomas Travisano - 2003 - 770 pages
...Psalm of Life WHAT THE HEART OF THE YOUNG MAN SAID TO THE PSALMIST Tell me not, in mournful numbers,1 Life is but an empty dream! — For the soul is dead...and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. Art is long, and Time is fleeting,2 And our hearts,...
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Every Step You Take: A Teenager's Journey

Joseph M. Alicea - 2003 - 222 pages
...might-have-been has never been, but a has was once an are." Milton Berle "Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that...not its goal; Dust thou art; to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Chapter Twelve A Tribute to My Heroes I believe...
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Who Needs Me?: The Christian Answer for Grief

Art E. Christmas - 2003 - 106 pages
...Longfellow takes sides with Jesus in his poem, "Psalm of Life". "Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! — For the soul is dead...not its goal. Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul." (One Hundred and One Famous Poems, p. 123) SHARING YOUR GRIEF I once asked...
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The Reason why

Robert A. Laidlaw - 1970 - 32 pages
...dust. The soul is of infinite value. Longfellow expressed it this way: Tell me not in mournful numbers Life is but an empty dream, For the soul Is dead that...not its goal, Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. Indeed it was not, for in Mark 8:36 our Lord Himself asks, "What shall it profit...
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Inspire! What Great Leaders Do

Lance Secretan - 2004 - 272 pages
...(CHAPTER I . 3 ! Step On&: Defining Your Destiny within Tkat CtdJis to Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that...not its goal; Dust thou art; to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Destiny Is Authenticity We must feel inspired...
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Inspired English: Raising Test Scores and Writing Effectiveness Through ...

Lorraine LaCroix - 2005 - 161 pages
...IXSPlRtD ENGLISH The Psalm of Life by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Tell me not. in mournful numbers. Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that...and not sorrow. Is our destined end or way: But to act. that each tomorrow Find us farther than today. Art is long. and Time is fleeting. And our hearts....
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Towards Higher Consciousness - Spiritual Insights

136 pages
...the greatest geniuses and most exalted souls. Cicero 106-43b.c. 1 . Tell me not, in mournful numbers, "Life is but an empty dream!" For the soul is dead...and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way; But to act, that each tomorrow Find us farther than today. Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our hearts,...
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