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" MAY I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence : live In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end with self, In thoughts sublime that... "
Prayers from the Poets: A Calendar of Devotion - Page 251
edited by - 1903 - 369 pages
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The Medical Brief: A Monthly Journal of Scientific Medicine and ..., Volume 38

Medicine - 1910
...pulses stirred to generosity; In deeds of daring rectitude; in scorn For miserable aims that end in self; In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with their mild persistence urge men's search To higher, vaster issues. May I reach That purest heaven— be to other souls The cup...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1876 - 352 pages
...reality, Our suffering life the dream. MR8. LEWE8 (GEORGE ELIOT). O MAY I JOIN THE CHOIR INVISIBLE ! 0 MAY I Join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead...generosity. In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn Of miserable aims that end with self, In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 52

Henry Mills Alden, Thomas Bucklin Wells, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman - American literature - 1876
...laughing. In the mean time the Governor was quoting to Iris George Eliot's grand Positivist hymn: " ' О may I join the choir Invisible Of those immortal dead...In pulses stirred to generosity. In deeds of daring rectitnde, In scorn For miserable aims that end with self. This is the life to come. Which martyred...
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Religion and Morality

Richard Travers Smith - Apologetics - 1876 - 216 pages
...found of a hope beyond the grave into which the expectation of personal immortality does not enter. " 0 may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead...minds made better by their presence ; live In pulses stirr'd to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end with self....
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The Church Quarterly Review, Volume 24

Arthur Cayley Headlam (Bishop of Gloucester) - English periodicals - 1887
...immortality as was the object of George Eliot's aspirations — ' O may I join the choir invisible Of the immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence.' He asks (p. 264) ' How, if a man lives in heaven and in the second life so fat as his spirit has imprinted...
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Mohammed, Buddha and Christ, 4 lectures

Marcus Dods - 1877 - 240 pages
...analogue to the Positivist offset to personal annihilation so winningly presented by George Eliot : — " O may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal...end with self, In thoughts sublime that pierce the nightlike stars, 1 Contemporary Review, January, 1877. And with their mild persistence urge man's search...
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Poems of the Life Beyond and Within: Voices from Many Lands and Centuries ...

Giles Badger Stebbins - Religious poetry - 1877 - 264 pages
...thee I have appealed, Sweet Spirit, comfort me ! GEORGE HERBERT. mag $ join % <&\mx Jfnbtsibk OH ! may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead...generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn Of miserable aims that end in self, In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with...
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Talkers

Robert Shelton Bate - 1878
...immortality, his notion of it is only that of living in the minds of others in subsequent ages : — ' O may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal...live again In minds made better by their presence : So to live is heaven.' His notion of a heaven, you see, is limited to a life of immortality among...
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Questions of belief

Edward Livermore Burlingame - Nineteenth century - 1878
...shall then see distinctly with that we have first to deal. The following verses are George Eliot's : Oh may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead,...live again In minds made better by their presence . . . So to live is heaven . . . To make undying music in the world, Breathing us beauteous order that...
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Good Company, Volume 1

1878
...The homily is apt to close with a whispered prayer, just loud enough to be overheard, that he "may join the choir invisible of those immortal dead who live again in souls made better by their presence." By this time the objector is heartily ashamed of himself ; and...
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