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" Give unto me, made lowly wise, The spirit of self-sacrifice ; The confidence of reason give ; And in the light of truth thy bondman let me live ! 1805. "
Sacred poetry: consisting of selections from the works of the most admired ... - Page 341
edited by - 1832 - 496 pages
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The Friend: A Series of Essays to Aid in the Formation of Fixed Principles ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Ethics - 1837
...subservient to one spirit, concludes his address to the power of duty in the following words : To humbler functions, awful power ! I call thee : I myself commend...confidence of reason give, And in the light of truth thy bondman let me live ! * * This reply to Mathetes was written by Mr. Wordsworth.— Ed. THE FRIEND....
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The Little Wife: And the Baronet's Daughters ...

Mrs. Elizabeth Caroline Grey, Mrs. Grey (Elizabeth Caroline) - 1841
...slumbering energies, she would be herself again; the path of duty must be performed, and that alone. Duty, "I call thee: I myself commend Unto thy guidance from...confidence of reason give; And in the light of truth thy bondman let me live." It was with softened feelings, that Alice thought upon Mr. Herbert, as he bent...
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Select pieces from the poems of William Wordsworth

William [poetical works Wordsworth (selections]) - 1843 - 233 pages
...the stare from wrong, And the most ancient heavens, through thee, are fresh and strong. To humbler functions, awful power ! I call thee : I myself commend...confidence of reason give ; And in the light of truth thy bondman let me live ! JTljr JForte of or, iioltoii y rt'ori?. " WHAT is good for a bootless bene ?"...
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Perennial Flowers

Children's poetry - 1843 - 172 pages
...thee are fresh and strong. I call thee ! — I myself commend Unto thy guidance from this hour ; O let my weakness have an end ! Give unto me, made lowly wise, The spirit of self sacrifice ; The confidence of reason give, And , in the light of truth, thy bondman let me live....
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The Poems of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth - Authors' presentation copies - 1845 - 619 pages
...the stars from wrong ; And the most ancient heavens, through Thee, are fresh and strong. To humbler functions, awful Power ! I call thee : I myself commend...confidence of reason give ; And in the light of truth thy Bondman let me live ! 180Л. XX. CHARACTER OF THE HAPPY WARRIOR. WHO is the happy Warrior? Who is he...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth, D.C.L., Poet Laureate, Etc. Etc

William Wordsworth - 1845 - 619 pages
...from wrong ; And the most ancient heavens, through Thee, are fresh and strong. To humbler funetions, awful Power ! I call thee : I myself commend Unto...confidence of reason give ; And in the light of truth thy Bondman let me live ! I805. CHARACTER OF THE HAPPY WARRIOR. WHO is the happy Warrior? Who is he That...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...the most ancient heavens, through Thee, are fresh and strong. To humbler functions, awful Power ! 1 call thee : I myself commend unto thy guidance from...spirit of self-sacrifice ; The confidence of reason give;And in the light of truth thy bondman let me live! WE ARE SEVEN. A SIMPLE child, That lightly...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 504 pages
...the stare from wrong ; And the most ancient heavens, through Thee, are fresh and strong. To humbler functions, awful Power ! I call thee : I myself commend...confidence of reason give;. And in the light of truth thy bondman let me live! F WE ARE SEVEN. A SIMPLE child, That lightly draws its breath, And feels its life...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...the stars from wrong ; And the most ancient heavens, through thee, are fresh and strong. To humbler functions, awful Power ! I call thee ; I myself commend Unto thy guidance from this hour ; O, let my weakness have an end ! Give unto me, made lowly, wise, The spirit of self-sacrifice ; The...
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The Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell ...

Congregational union of England and Wales - 1850
...The Poet of our age has apostrophised Duty in words which we should all make onr own : " To humble functions, awful Power, I call thee. I myself commend Unto thy guidance from tills hour. Oh, let my weakness have an end ! Give unto me, made lowly wise, The spirit of self-sacrifice;...
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