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" Our fathers to their graves have gone; Their strife is past, their triumph won; But sterner trials wait the race Which rises in their honored place; A moral warfare with the crime And folly of an evil time. So let it be. In God's own might We gird us... "
Poems: By John G. Whittier, Illus. by H. Billing - Page 168
by John Greenleaf Whittier - 1855 - 396 pages
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The Methodist Quarterly Review

Methodist Church - 1858
...their triumph won ; But sterner trials wait the race Which rises in their honor'd place — A moral warfare with the crime And folly of an evil time....given — The Light, and Truth, and Love of Heaven I" Vol. i, p. 156. This division glows with the fire of an ardent and loving sympathy with the labors...
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Advocate of Peace, Volumes 4-5

Arbitration (International law) - 1873
...the same form. Often we think we have routed the enemy when he is only preparing (or a fresh attack. "So let it be. In God's own might We gird us for the coming fight, And strong in Hjm, whose cause is ours," In conflict with unholy powers, We grasp the weapons he has given, The Light,...
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Gems from the spirit mine. (League of univ. brotherhood).

Gems - 1850
...wait the race Which rise in their honoured place — A MORAL WARFARE with the crime And folly of our evil time. So let it be ! in God's own might We gird...has given, The Light, and Truth, and Love of Heaven ! JOHN G. WHITTIER. THE FATHERLAND. WHERE is the true man's fatherland ? Is it where he by chance is...
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Mirror of Intemperance and History of the Temperance Reform: With the Life ...

Marcus E. Cross - Temperance - 1851 - 240 pages
...fumes of ALCOHOL, — shall be "the first in peace, and the first in the hearts of their countrymen." " So let it be. In God's own might We gird us for the...given — The Light, and Truth, and Love of Heaven." By the weapons of Light and Love, we shall prevail in this contest. When we are able to look around...
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Life Thoughts from Pulpits and from Poets

Religion - 1871 - 348 pages
...less difficulty in all subsequent struggles with the adversary. Rev. H. Sto-tuett Brtnurt. IN God our might We gird us for the coming fight ; And strong...given — The light, and truth, and love of Heaven ! Whittier AND who are some of these dead ones ? They are our kindred gone — our children early called,...
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Christian armour; a panoply of peace, a Scripture portion for every day ...

C M F - 1854
...LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy. — PSAL. xxxiii. 16, 17, 18. " So let it be ! in God's own might We gird us for the...— We grasp the weapons he has given — The Light, the Truth, the Love of Heaven." February 2nd. Humble yourself in the sight of the Lord, and he shall...
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Thoughts to Help and to Cheer

1854
...virtue and sympathizes with suffering wherever they are seen, which conquers pride, anger, and sloth. So let it be. In God's own might We gird us for the coming fight, And, strong in Him whose cause is OUTS, In conflict with unholy powers, We grasp the weapons he has given, — The Light, the Truth,...
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Inside View of Slavery, Or, A Tour Among the Planters

Charles Grandison Parsons - Plantation life - 1855 - 318 pages
...their triumph won; But sterner trials wait the race Which rises in their honored place — A moral warfare with the crime And folly of an evil time....given, — The Light, and Truth, and Love of Heaven!" WnrrriEE. CONTENTS. CHAPTER. PAGE INTRODUCTION — By Mrs. HB Stowe, • 11 I. — PRELIMINARY REMARKS,...
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Inside View of Slavery: Or, A Tour Among the Planters

Charles Grandison Parsons - Electronic books - 1855 - 318 pages
...their triumph won j But sterner trials wait the race Which rises in their honored place — A moral warfare with the crime And folly of an evil time. " So let it be. Li God's own might We gird us for the coming fight, And, strong in Him whose cause is ours, In conflict...
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INSIDE VIEW OF SLAVERY: OR A TOUR AMONG THE PLANTERS

C.G. PARSONS - 1855
...then' triumph won 5 But sterner trials wait the race Which rises in their honored place — A moral warfare with the crime And folly of an evil time. " So let it be0 In God's own might We gird us for the coming fight, And, strong in Him whose cause is ours, In...
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