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"One brave deed makes no hero." John Whittier
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Heroes And Heroism   

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"Before me, even as behind, God is, and all is well." John Whittier
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Christian    God   

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"Somehow, not only for Christmas but all the long year through, The joy that you give to others Is the joy that comes back to you. And the more you spend in blessing The poor and lonely and sad, The more of your heart's possessing Returns to you glad." John Whittier
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"It is no use trying to sum people up. One must follow hints, not exactly what is said, nor yet entirely what is done." John Whittier
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"Nothing before, nothing behind; the steps of faith fall on the seeming void and find the rock beneath" John Whittier
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Faith   

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"You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought." John Whittier
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Action    Battles   

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"It really costs me a lot emotionally to watch myself on-screen. I think of myself, and feel like I'm quite young, and then I look at this old man with the baggy chins and the tired eyes and the receding hairline and all that." John Whittier
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"Ah, that I were free again! Free as when I rode that day, Where the barefoot maiden raked the hay" John Whittier
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"We search the world for truth; We cull the good, the pure, the beautiful, From all old flower fields of the soul; And weary seekers of the best, We come back laden from our quest, To find that all the sages said, Is in the Book our mothers read" John Whittier
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"Falsehoods which we spurn today, were the truths of long ago" John Whittier
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"When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead." John Whittier
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Faith   

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"For somehow, not only at Christmas, but all the long year through, The joy that you give to others is the joy that comes back to you." John Whittier
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"All the windows of my heart I open to the day." John Whittier
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"Peace hath higher tests of manhood.Than battle ever knew." John Whittier
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"Tradition wears a snowy beard, romance is always young." John Whittier
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American Poet    Romance   

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"Clothe with life the weak intent, let me be the thing I meant" John Whittier
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Life   

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"God's colors all are fast." John Whittier
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American Poet    Colors   

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"If woman lost us Eden, such as she alone can restore it" John Whittier
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"From the death of the old the new proceeds, and the life of truth from the death of creeds." John Whittier
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"God fills the gaps of human need, Each crisis brings its word and deed" John Whittier
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"Through this broad street, restless ever, ebbs and flows a human tide, wave on wave a living river; wealth and fashion side by side; Toiler, idler, slave and master, in the same quick current glide." John Whittier
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Cities And City Life    Life   





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