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" The bell strikes one. We take no note of time But from its loss. To give it then a tongue Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours: Where are they? With the years beyond the flood... "
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The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality..

Edward Young - Bible - 1750 - 404 pages
...But from its LOfs. To give it then a Tongue, Is wife in Man. As if an Angel fpoke, I feel the folemn Sound. If heard aright, It is the Knell of my departed...Years beyond the Flood. It is the Signal that demands Difpatch ; How much is to be done ? my Hopes and Fears Start up alarm'd, and o'er Life's narrow Verge...
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The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality. : To ...

Edward Young - Bible - 1750 - 326 pages
...But from its Lofs. To give it then a Tongue, Is wife in Man. As if an Angel fpoke, I feel the folemn Sound. If heard aright, It is the Knell of my departed...Years beyond the Flood. It is the Signal that demands Difpatch ; . ^ How much is to be done ? my Hopes and Fears Start up alarm'd, and o'er Life's narrow...
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts : Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining ...

English poetry - 1770 - 248 pages
...its lofs. To give it then a tongue, Is wife in man. As if an angel fpoke, I feel the folemn found. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours...they ? With the years beyond the flood. It is the fignal that demands difpatch ; How much is to be done ? my hopes and fears btart op alarm'd, and o'er...
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts. Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1785 - 276 pages
...its lofs. To give it then a tongue, Is wife in man. As if an angel fpoke, I feel the folemn found. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours...they ? With the years beyond the flood. It is the fignal that demands difpatch ; How much is to be done ? my hopes and fears Start up alarm'd, and o'er...
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The Art of Speaking: Containing, I. An Essay; in which are Given Rules for ...

James Burgh - 1792 - 373 pages
...by its lojs. To give it then a tongue Is wife in man. As if an angel fpoke, I feel the folemn found. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours....they ? — With the years beyond the flood* It is the fignal that demands difpatch. How wa^ isjiilltodo ! My hopes and fears Start up alarm' d, and o'er...
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Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1798 - 386 pages
...time, 55 But from its loss — To give it then a tongue, Is wise in man — As if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the...: Where are they? With the years beyond the flood. 60 It is the signal that demands dispatch : How much is to be done ! My hopes and fears Start up alarm'd,...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - English poetry - 1802 - 361 pages
...no note of time But from its loss. To give it then a tongue Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the...years beyond the flood. It is the signal that demands dispatch r How much is to be done ? My hopes and fears Start up alarm'd, and o'er life's narrow verge...
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The Works of the Author of the Night - Thoughts. In Three Volumes ..., Volume 2

Edward Young - 1802
...no note of time But from its loss. To give it then a tongue Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the...years beyond the flood. It is the signal that demands dispatch : How much is to be done ? My hopes and fears Start up alarm'd, and o'er life's narrow verge...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - English poetry - 1802 - 361 pages
...note of time But from its loss. To give it then a tongue . Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the...years beyond the flood. It is the signal that demands dispatch : How much is to be done ? My hopes and fears Start up alarm 'd, and o'er life's narrow verge...
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1802
...no note of time But from its loss. To give it then a tongue Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the...years beyond the flood. It is the signal that demands dispatch: How much is to be done ? My hopes and fears Start up alarm'd, and o'er life's narrow verge...
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