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" We see a sorrow rising in our way, And try to flee from the approaching ill; We seek some small escape; we weep and pray; But when the blow falls, then our hearts are still; Not that the pain is of its sharpness shorn, But that it can be borne. "
American Bee Journal - Page 83
1892
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...nerve recoiling from the cruel steel Whose edge seems searching for the quivering life, Yet to our sense the bitter pangs reveal. That still, although...ill ; We seek some small escape ; we weep and pray; But when the blow falls, then our hearts are still; Not that the pain is of its sharpness shorn, But...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 99

1868
...nerve recoiling from the cruel steel, Whose edge seems searching for the quivering life; Yet to our sense the bitter pangs reveal That still, although...borne. We see a sorrow rising in our way, And try to floe from the approaching ill, We seek some small escape — we weep and pray — But when the blow...
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The Shadow of the Rock, and Other Religious Poems

Religious poetry, English - 1872 - 288 pages
...nerve recoiling from the cruel steel, Whose edge seems searching for the quivering life Yet to our sense the bitter pangs reveal That still, although...ill. We seek some small escape — we weep and pray — But when the blow falls, then our hearts are still .lot that the pain is of its sharpness shorn,...
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The Shadow of teh rock, and other religous poems

1872
...nerve recoiling from the cruel steel, Whose edge seems searching for the quivering life Yet to our sense the bitter pangs reveal That still, although...our way, And try to flee from the approaching ill. Vfe seek some small escape — we weep and pray — But when the blow falls, then our hearts are still,...
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet: Combining 100 Choice ..., Volume 2

Readers - 1884
...nerve recoiling from the cruel steel, Whose edge seems searching for the quivering life; Yet to our sense the bitter pangs reveal That still, although...trembling flesh be torn, This, also, can be borne. Wo see a sorrow rising in our way, And try to flee from the approaching ill ; We seek some small escape...
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The Female Poets of America

Rufus Wilmot Griswold, Richard Henry Stoddard - American literature - 1872 - 486 pages
...bitter pangs reveal, Tlmt still, although the trembling flesh be torn, This also can bo borne. We pee a sorrow rising in our way, And try to flee from the...ill ; We seek some small escape ; we weep and pray ; But when the blow falls, then our hearts are still ; Not that the pain is of its sharpness shorn....
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Friends Intelligencer, Volume 31

Society of Friends - 1875
...nerve recoiling from the cruel steel, Whose edge seems searching for the quivering life • Yet to our sense the bitter pangs reveal That still, although...approaching ill; We seek some small escape, we weep and pray ; But when the blow falls, then our hearts are still ;. Not that the pain is of its sharpness shorn,...
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet: Combining 100 Choice Selections ...

Recitations - 1876
...cruel steel, Whose edge seems searching for the quivering life ; Yet to our sense the bitter pongs reveal That still, although the trembling flesh be...ill ; We seek some small escape — we weep and pray — But when the blow falls, then our hearts are still, Not that the puin is of its sharpness shorn,...
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet, Volume 2

1876
...the bitter pangs reveal That still, although the trembling tlesh be torn, This, also, can be boruc. We see a sorrow rising in our way, And try to flee...ill ; We seek some small escape — we weep and pray — But when the blow falls, then our hearts are still, Not that the pain is of its sharpness shorn,...
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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

American poetry - 1881 - 494 pages
...nerve recoiling from the cruel steel Whose edge seems searching for the quivering life ; Yet to our sense the bitter pangs reveal, That still, although...ill ; We seek some small escape ; we weep and pray ; But when the blow falls, then our hearts are still ; Not that the pain is of its sharpness shorn,...
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