Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Edwin Hubbell Chapin was an American preacher and editor of the Christian Leader. He was also a poet, responsible for the poem Burial at Sea, which was the origin of a famous folk song, Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie.

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Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it forgoes revenge and dares to forgive injury.Rate it:
Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy.Rate it:
At the bottom of not a little of the bravery that appears in the world, there lurks a miserable cowardice. Men will face powder and steel because they have not the courage to face public opinion.Rate it:
Bigotry dwarfs the soul by shutting out the truth.Rate it:
Do not judge from mere appearances; for the lift laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy. The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.Rate it:
Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.Rate it:
Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it forgoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.Rate it:
No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.Rate it:
No more important duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.Rate it:
Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite.Rate it:
The essence of justice is mercy.Rate it:
Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly drops out of the darkness, and falls, as a golden link, into the great chain of order.Rate it:
Whatever touches the nerves of motive, whatever shifts man's moral position, is mightier than steam, or calorie, or lightening.Rate it:

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