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Phoebe Cary Quotes





All the great blessings of my life are present in my thoughts today.
[One Day]
 

And though hard be the task, 'Keep a stiff upper lip'.
 

Death comes not to the living soul, nor age to the loving heart.
 

One sweetly solemn thought comes to me o'er and o'er; I'm nearer to my home today than I've ever been before; nearer my Father's house, where the many mansions be; nearer the great white throne, nearer the jasper sea; nearer the bound of life, where I lay my burden down; nearer leaving my cross; nearer wearing my crown!
[Heaven]
 

One sweetly solemn thought, comes to me o'er and o'er; I am nearer home today, than I ever have been before.
 

Only yield when you must, never "give up the ship," but fight on to the last "with a stiff upper lip!"