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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Providence
 
But every human path leads on to God;
He holds a myriad finer threads than gold,
And strong as holy wishes, drawing us
With delicate tension upward to Himself.
        Stedman.—The Protest of Faith, Line 45.
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God’s errands never fail.
        Whittier.—The Mantle of St. John de Matha, St. 11.
  2
I know not where His islands lift
  Their fronded palms in air;
I only know I cannot drift
  Beyond his love and care.
        Whittier.—Eternal Goodness, Stanza 20.
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