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" MAY I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence... "
The Stoddard Library: A Thousand Hours of Entertainment with the World's ... - Page 3
by John Lawson Stoddard - 1913
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Little Book of Bathroom Meditations: Spiritual Wisdom for Every Day

Body, Mind & Spirit
...but still a truthful interpreter—in the eye. - Charlotte Bronte, 19th-century English novelist Oh may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead...live again In minds made better by their presence. — George Eliot, 19th-century English novelist The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome...
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Making Sense of Dying and Death

Andrew Fagan - History - 2004 - 229 pages
...poem, "Oh, May I Join the Choir Invisible"," song during her funeral and inscribed on her tombstone: "Of those immortal dead who live again / in minds made better by their presence".34 The clear image of life in the heart is not an image of a man who has in his death, in...
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Searching for Jane Austen

Emily Auerbach - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 344 pages
...sense of purpose, "the choicest gift of Heaven." 9 Behold Me Immortal Finding Jane Austen Today Oh, may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again. —George Eliot, "The Choir Invisible" (1867) Immortality is not a gift, Immortality is an achievement;...
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Reason and Reverence: Religious Humanism for the 21st Century

William R. Murry - Humanism, Religious - 2007 - 183 pages
...the world a better place. George Eliot expresses this thought beautifully in her familiar poem: Oh, may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead...generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with their mild persistence urge men's search...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...take meaner things, because only meaner things are within her reach. Felix Holt ch. 27 (1866) 10 Oh in. Attributed in W. Gurney Benham, Benham's Book...Quotations, Proverbs, and Household Words (1907). After "Oh May I Join the Choir Invisible" 1. 1 (1867) 11 He said he should prefer not to know the sources...
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Character: The Grandest Thing in the World

Orison Swett Marden - Self-Help - 2006 - 60 pages
...And they are slaves most base Whose lore of right is for themselves, And not for all their race. Oh, may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead...live again In minds made better by their presence j live In pulses stirred to generosity, Im deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that...
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Motivational Classics, Volume 1

Tom Walsh - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2007 - 200 pages
...And they are slaves most base Whose love of right is for themselves, And not for all their race. Oh, may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead...rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end with self, Lowell In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with their mild persistence urge man's...
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Body of Work: Meditations on Mortality from the Human Anatomy Lab

Christine Montross - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 295 pages
...display was a detail that was surely not lost on the anatomist. 161 1 bapter five Origins of a Corpse O may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal...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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