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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 Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With an ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1854
...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...end ! Give unto me, made lowly wise, The spirit of self-saerifice ; The confidence of reason give, And in the light of truth thy bondman let me live !*...
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The Testimony of the Poets

Epes Sargent - Religious poetry, English - 1854 - 360 pages
...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...confidence of reason give ; And in the light of truth thy bondman let me live ! THE SOUL'S RECUPERATIVE ENERGIES. As men from men Do, in the constitution of...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 4

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1854
...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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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Poetry - 1854 - 430 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 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 Testimony of the Poets

Epes Sargent - Religious poetry, English - 1854 - 360 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 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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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1855
...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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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

American poetry - 1855 - 430 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 ' Unto thy guidance, from this hour ; O, let my weak4(ss have an end ! * Give unto me, made lowly, wise, The spirit of self-sacrifice ;...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...the stars from wrong ; And the most ancient heavens, through thee, are fresh and strong. To humble 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 ;...
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The Earlier Poems of William Wordsworth: Corrected as in the Latest Editions ...

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1857 - 435 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 ! * * See some remarks from Mr. Wordsworth himself upon the philosophy of the last...
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Self-formation: Twelve Chapters for Young Thinkers

Edwin Paxton Hood - Self-culture - 1858 - 255 pages
...The Poet of our age has apostrophised Duty in words which we all should make our own:— " To humble functions, awful Power, I call thee. I myself commend...confidence of reason give, And in the light of Truth thy bondsman let me live." It is a beautiful arrangement in the mental and moral economy of our nature,...
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