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- My soul is full of whispered song,—
My blindness is my sight;
The shadows that I feared so long
Are full of life and light.
- "Dying Hymn", in Ballads, Lyrics, and Hymns (1866) p. 326.
- Yea, when mortality dissolves,
Shall I not meet thine hour unawed?
My house eternal in the heavens
Is lighted by the smile of God!
- "Reconciled" in A Memorial of Alice and Phoebe Cary: with some of their later poems (1875) edited by Mary Clemmer Ames, p. 182.
- We serve Him most who take the most of His exhaustless love.
- Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 129.
Quotes about Cary
- Her religious sentiments were deep and strong, her faith in the Eternal Goodness unwavering. Educated in the faith of Universalism, she believed to the last in the final salvation of all God's children.
- Oliver Johnson, in obituary in The Tribune, quoted in A Memorial of Alice and Phoebe Cary: with some of their later poems (1875) edited by Mary Clemmer Ames, p. 187.