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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 Andover Review, Volume 3

Religion - 1885
...She had uttered, in words happily familiar to us now, the unselfish aspiration of the soul : — " O may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal...live again In minds made better by their presence. ... So to live is Heaven." But this heaven, as she herself has taught us, is one that is open only...
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Red-letter Poems by English Men and Women

Thomas Young Crowell - English poetry - 1885 - 648 pages
...joined, and said, " Once more ! " O memories ! O past that is ! ' O MAY I JOIN THE CHOIR INVISIBLE." O MAY I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better hy their presence : In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable...
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The Agnostic: A Monthly Journal of Liberal Thought, Volume 1

Agnosticism - 1885
...Though she had passed away for ever from the Hannah More stage, and had deliberately substituted " The choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence " for the dream of personal, conscious immortality; though she had passed * George Eliot's Life, as...
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Beacon Lights of History: Great women. 1886

John Lord - History - 1885
...hereafter among the redeemed. To quote her own fine thought, — " Oh, may I join the choir invisible In 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...
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The Speaker's Garland, Volume 6

Phineas Garrett - Readers - 1885
...let a poor body Go about his biziness. Of all blessings, ladies are the soothin'est. Arlemut Ward. Oh may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made In'tter by their presence; live In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn...
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The Origin of Bombay

J. Gerson Da Cunha - Bombay (India) - 1993 - 368 pages
...exponents extant of their thoughts, like the works of great authors, are imbued with the feelings '' Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence." In fortifying Bombay, as the Portuguese Viceroy fortified Diu, in quelling the spirit of insubordination...
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Gertrude Stein Remembered

Linda Simon - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 197 pages
...poem of George Eliot when I was very young I can not often remember poetry but I can remember that. May I join the choir invisible of those immortal dead who live again. Everybody's Autobiography Gertrude Stein surely has joined the choir of immortals whose work speaks...
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Faith and Doubt: Religion and Secularization in Literature from Wordsworth ...

R. L. Brett - Religion - 1997 - 261 pages
...another; an article of the new faith George Eliot expressed in the opening lines of one of her poems: O may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal...live again In minds made better by their presence Not many English admirers of Comte accepted his proposals for a secular ritual modelled on that of...
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Alfred Marshall: Critical Responses, Volume 1

Peter D. Groenewegen - Business & Economics - 1998 - 212 pages
...to that latent ability of the working classes, which was the great waste product of the world, would live "In pulses stirred to generosity; "In deeds of...rectitude, in scorn "For miserable aims that end with self; "Enkindle generous ardour, feed pure love. "Be the sweet presence of a good diffused, "And in diffusion...
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Funeral and Memorial Service Readings, Poems, and Tributes

Rachel R. Baum - Social Science - 1999 - 172 pages
...outgrown shell by life's unresting sea! -Oliver Wendeil Holmes (1809-1894) The Choir Invisible Oh, may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead...night like stars, And with their mild persistence urge men's search To vaster issues. So to live is heaven: To make undying music in the world, Breathing...
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