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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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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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Immortality of Man from the Standpoint of Reason, 1904

M. D. Chatterton - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1998 - 188 pages
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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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A Private Life of Henry James: Two Women and His Art

Lyndall Gordon - Americans - 1998 - 500 pages
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Great Women Authors: Their Lives and Their Literature

Jane Stuart Smith, Betty Carlson - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 160 pages
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - Reference - 1999 - 1136 pages
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The Routledge Dictionary of Religious & Spiritual Quotations

Geoffrey Parrinder - Religion - 2000 - 218 pages
...we loved, that they might tell us What and where they be. Alfred Tennyson, Maud (1855) iv Oh may 1 join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who...live again In minds made better by their presence. George Eliot, Poems ( 1 867) 20 If you were to destroy the belief in immortality in mankind, not only...
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The Victorians: An Anthology Of Poetry and Poetics

Valentine Cunningham - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 1108 pages
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Gertrude Stein, Writer and Thinker

Claudia Franken - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 393 pages
...into which we survive. Nevertheless the concept stays ambiguous. A modification of George Eliot's line "[m]ay I join the choir invisible of those immortal dead who live again," which Stein loved to quote (EA 1 16 passim), expresses the frightfulness of die absolute. Stein's angel...
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