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" Heaven is not reached at a single bound, But we build the ladder by which we rise From the lowly earth to the vaulted skies, And we mount to its summit round by round. "
Bright Boys, Or, Climbing the Ladder of Fame - Page 3
1896 - 291 pages
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Garnered Sheaves: The Complete Poetical Works of J. G. Holland

Josiah Gilbert Holland - History - 1873 - 686 pages
...wait for us Till we climb to heaven again ! GRADATIM. HEAVEN is not reached at a single bound ; But we build the ladder by which we rise ; From the lowly earth to the vaulted Hkies, And we mount to its summit round by round. I count this thing to be grandly true : That a noble...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 50

Universalism - 1873 - 522 pages
...reached by a single bound," sings Dr. Holland, truly enough, but he also adds " We build the ladders by which we rise From the lowly earth to the vaulted skies," and that leaves the best half of the truth untold. It is false mechanics. Ladders do not stand up in the...
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Songs of the Soul, Gathered Out of Many Lands and Ages

American poetry - 1874 - 686 pages
...falls, And the sleeper wakes on his pillow of stone. Heaven is not reached at a single bound ; But we build the ladder by which we rise From the lowly earth to the vaulted skies, And we mount to its summit round by round. 1872. JG HOLLAND. TIME WAS I SHRANK FROM WHAT WAS RIGHT. ' I "IME...
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The Repository, Volumes 51-52

Universalism - 1874 - 1002 pages
...and to brotherly kindness charity ; remembering that " Heaven is not gained by a single bound, But we build the ladder by which we rise From the lowly earth to the vaulted skies. And we mount to its summit round by round. I hold thete things to be grandly true, That a noble deed is a...
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Common-school Literature, English and American: With Several Hundred ...

James Willis Westlake - American literature - 1876 - 168 pages
...thing is to do a good one. **» Self-imfrovemenl.] XXIIL Heaven is not gained at a single bound; But we build the ladder by which we rise From the lowly earth to the vaulted skies, And we mount to its summit round by rout d. I count this thing to be grandly true, That a noble deed is a...
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Dick's Recitations and Readings, Issue 6

William Brisbane Dick - Readers - 1877 - 214 pages
...friends will disparage. THE WAY TO HEAVEN. JO ROLLAVD. Heaven is not gained at a single bound ; But we build the ladder by which we rise From the lowly earth to the vaulted skies, And we mount to its summit round by round. I count this thing to be grandly true, That a noble deed is a step...
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Hill's Manual of Social and Business Forms: A Guide to Correct Writing ...

Thomas Edie Hill - Business - 1876 - 360 pages
...think Of the little boy that died. HEAVEN BY LITTLES. | EAVEN is not reached by a single bound ; But we build the ladder, by which we rise From the lowly earth to the vaulted skies, And we mount to its summit round by round. I count these things to be grandly true ! That a noble deed is...
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet, Volume 2

1876 - 732 pages
...tail will do without the ear. GRADATBL— JG HOLIAHD, HEAVEH is not reaclied at a single bound ; But we build the ladder by which we rise From the lowly earth to the vanlted skies, And we mount to the summit round by round. I count this thing to be grandly trne ; That...
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The Quarterly Elocutionist, Volume 3

Recitations - 1877 - 448 pages
...the dead. Adapted — COL. INGEKSOLL. THE WAY TO HEAVEN. HEAVEN is not gained at a single bound ; But we build the ladder by which we rise From the lowly earth to the vaulted skies, And we mount to its summit round by round. I count this thing to be grandly true, That a noble deed is a step...
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The Eclectic Teacher and Southwestern Journal of Education: For ..., Volume 3

Education - 1878 - 564 pages
...of Dr. Holland's line» need no encomium of mine: " Heaven ¡я not reached by a single bound, But we build the ladder by which we rise, From the lowly earth to the vaulted skies, And we mount to its summit round by round." And just here is where the danger lies; here is the quicksand...
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