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" His was no lonely mountain-peak of mind, Thrusting to thin air o'er our cloudy bars, A sea-mark now, now lost in vapors blind ; Broad prairie rather, genial, level-lined, Fruitful and friendly for all human kind, Yet also nigh to heaven and loved of loftiest... "
Harvard Memorial Biographies - Page xiv
edited by - 1866 - 517 pages
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 30

American essays - 1872 - 810 pages
...lured by any cheat of birth, But by his clear-grained human worth, And brave old wisdom of sincerity I His was no lonely mountain-peak of mind Thrusting...o'er our cloudy bars, A sea-mark now, now lost in vapcrs blind ; Broad prairie rather, genial, level-lived. Fruitful and friendly for all human-kind,...
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Friends' Quarterly Examiner, Volume 13

1879 - 692 pages
...unfaltering skill, And supple-tempered will That bent like perfect steel to spring again and thrust. His was no lonely mountain-peak of mind, Thrusting...o'er our cloudy bars, A sea-mark now. now lost in vapours blind ; Broad prairie rather, genial, level-lined Fruitful and friendly for all human kind,...
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A Political Survey

Sir Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff - America - 1868 - 300 pages
...true elder race, And one of Plutarch's men talked with us face to face. He was no lonely mountain peak of mind Thrusting to thin air o'er our cloudy bars A seamark now, now lost in vapours blind ; Broad prairie rather, genial, level-lined, Fruitful and friendly for his humankind,...
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The Baptist Quarterly, Volume 3

Lucius Edwin Smith, Henry Griggs Weston - Baptists - 1869 - 524 pages
...unfaltering skill, And supple-tempered will, That bent like perfect steel, to spring again and thrust. His was no lonely mountain-peak of mind, Thrusting...rather, genial, level-lined, Fruitful and friendly for all human kind, Yet also nigh to heaven, and loved of loftiest stars. Nothing of Europe here, Or, then,...
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Under the Willows, and Other Poems

James Russell Lowell - Literary Criticism - 1869 - 312 pages
...unfaltering skill, And supple-tempered will That bent like perfect steel to spring again and thrust. nis was no lonely mountain-peak of mind, Thrusting to*...rather, genial, level-lined, Fruitful and friendly for all human kind, Yet also nigh to Heaven and loved of loftiest stars. Nothing of Europe here, Or, then,...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 968 pages
...unfaltering skill, And supple-tempered will That bent like perfect steel to spring again and thrust. heaven. A moment, and its lustre fell ; But ere it...to thee, fay ! thy task is done, Thy wings are pure all human kind, Yet also nigh to heaven and loved of loftiest stars. Nothing of Europe here, Or, then,...
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The Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell, Issue 514

James Russell Lowell - American poetry - 1873 - 484 pages
...unfaltering skill, And supple.tempered will That bent like perfect steel to spring again and thrust. His was no lonely mountain.peak of mind, Thrusting to thin air o'er our cloudy bars, A sea. mark now, now lost in vapors blind ; Broad prairie rather, genial, level. lined, Fruitful and...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1873 - 906 pages
...unfaltering skill, And supple-tempered will That bent like perfect steel to spring again and thrust. h slender shafts of shapely stone, By foliaged liars, A sea-mark now, now lost in vapors blind ; Broad prairie rather, genial, level-lined, Fruitful...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1874 - 600 pages
...unfaltering skill, And supple-tempered will That bent like perfect steel to spring again and thrust. His was no lonely mountain-peak of mind, Thrusting...rather, genial, level-lined, Fruitful and friendly for all human kind, Yet also nigh to Heaven and loved of loftiest stars. Nothing of Europe here, Or, then,...
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A Free Lance in the Field of Life and Letters

William Cleaver Wilkinson - Literature - 1874 - 360 pages
...That bent like perfect steel to spring again and thrust. In that sure-footed mind's unfaltering skill, His was no lonely mountain-peak of mind, Thrusting...rather, genial, level-lined, Fruitful and friendly for all human kind, Yet also nigh to heaven and loved of loftiest stars. Nothing of Europe here, Or, then,...
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