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 Charles Dickens - “. . . the shadows of our own desires stand between us and our better angels, and thus their brightness is eclipsed.”  
 Charles Dickens - “It was the beginning of a day in June the deep blue sky unsullied by a cloud, and teeming with brilliant light. The streets were, as yet, nearly free from passengers, the houses and shops were closed, and the healthy air of morning fell like breath from angels, on the sleeping town.”  
 H. Rider Haggard - “From the east to the west sped the angels of the Dawn, from sea to sea, from mountain-top to mountain-top, scattering light with both their hands.”  
 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - “Heaven, too, was very near to them in those days. God's direct agency was to be seen in the thunder and the rainbow, the whirlwind and the lightning. To the believer, clouds of angels and confessors, and martyrs, armies of the sainted and the saved, were ever stooping over their struggling brethren upon earth, raising, encouraging, and supporting them.”  
 George Eliot - “In old days there were angels who came and took men by the hand and led them away from the city of destruction. We see no white-winged angels now. But yet men are led away from threatening destruction a hand is put into theirs, which leads them forth gently towards a calm and bright land, so that they look no more backward and the hand may be a little child's.”  
 John Keble - “We cannot pass our guardian angel's bounds, resigned or sullen, he will hear our sighs.”  
 Gilbert Keith Chesterton - “Angels fly because they take themselves lightly.”  
 Billy Graham - “There are nine orders of angels, to wit, angels, archangels, virtues, powers, principalities, dominations, thrones, cherubim, and seraphim.”