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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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Reincarnation: A Study of Forgotten Truth

Edward Dwight Walker - Reincarnation - 1888 - 376 pages
...thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best. BAILEY. 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. JG HOLLAND. XV. CONCLUSION. WE are lotus-eaters, so engrossed with...
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Practical Religion: A Help for the Common Days

James Russell Miller - Christian life - 1888 - 332 pages
...the climbing. Dr. JG Holland's lines are suggestive : " Heaven 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. " We rise by the things that are under our feet — By what we...
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A Practical English Grammar: With Lessons in Composition and Letter-writing

Judson Perry Welsh - English language - 1889 - 292 pages
...new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. 8. 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. There are two kinds of conjunctions, coordinate conjunctions and...
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Journal of the West China Border Research Society, Volumes 1-7

China - 1923 - 1468 pages
...fulfilment of the hopes expressed above; ''Heaven is not reached at a single bound; But ire btiild the ladder by which we rise From the lowly earth to the vaulted skies, And we mount to its summit round by round." "Hope ever urges on and tells us tomorrow will be better." Tibullus....
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Luther League Review, Volume 31

Lutheran Church - 1918 - 470 pages
...of !ni!i real value in the world ami will never achieve any great good in life. Some one has said : "We build the ladder by which we rise. From the lowly earth to the vaulted skies, And we mount it round by round." And so we build our characters from day to day, by one act and another, and...
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Annual Report of the Department of Education to the General Assembly of the ...

Georgia. Department of Education - Education - 1916 - 546 pages
...íchat, either, which, whoever. 3. Analyze the following: Heaven is not reached at a single hound ; But we build the ladder by which we rise From the lowly earth to the vaulted skies, And we mount to the summit round by round. 4. Parse the nouns, pronouns and verbs in the sentence .just given....
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Memorial Services Held in the Senate and House of Representatives of the ...

United States. 85th Cong., 2d sess., 1958, United States. Congress - 1958 - 188 pages
...years ago, an inspired poet wrote the immortal lines: 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. And as we consider the words of the poet we should also recognize...
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Ave Maria

1880 - 534 pages
...again. Beware of this. Be not discouraged at slow advance. Heaven Is not reached by a slng'e 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. Do you know how long some men have had to wait for success? Goldsmith...
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Improvement Era, Volume 9, Issue 1

1906 - 530 pages
...has since been expressed in words something like this: Heaven ia not reached in a single bound, But we build the ladder by which we rise From the lowly earth to the vaulted skies, And mount it round by round. What is heaven? Heaven is a condition of joy and satisfaction derived from...
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A Rhetorical Study of the Speaking of Calvin Coolidge

Arthur F. Fleser - English language - 1990 - 148 pages
...quoted a familiar quatrain from Josiah C. Holland's "Gradatim": Heaven is not reached at a single bound; 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. As the nasal twang rang out through the room, Mrs. Coolidge was...
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