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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... "
Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight - Page 175
by Half hours - 1856
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The Beauties of the Evangelical Magazine, Volume 2

Theology - 1803
...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...
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The Art of Speaking: Containing. An Essay, in which are Given Rules for ...

James Burgh - 1804 - 291 pages
...no note of time, But by 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 still to do ! My hopes and fears Start up alarm' d, and o'er life's narrow verge...
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The Art of Speaking: Containing, an Essay, in which are Given Rules for ...

James Burgh - Elocution - 1804 - 291 pages
...no note of time, But by 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...hours. Where are they ?— With the years beyond the Jiood. It is the signal that demands dispatch. How much is still to do ! My hopes and fear? Start up...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young: With the Life of ..., Volume 1

Edward Young - English poetry - 1805
...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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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - Electronic books - 1805 - 258 pages
...vain. 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, 1 feel the solemn...heard aright, It is the knell of- my departed hours: Where-are they ? With the years beyond the flood. It is the signal that demands dispatch: How much...
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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality: To which ...

Edward Young - Death - 1805 - 310 pages
...the phial of thy vengeance, pour'd On this devoted head, be pour'd in vain. 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, an'd o'er...
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The Poetical Works of Edward Young: In Four Volumes. Collated with the Best ...

Edward Young, Thomas Park - 1808
...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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The cabinet of poetry, containing the best entire pieces in the works of the ...

Cabinet - 1808
...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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The Port folio, by Oliver Oldschool, Volume 1

1809
...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...and o'er life's narrow verge Look down— on what? A fathomless abyss! A dread eternity! how surely mine! And can eternity belong to me, Poor pensioner...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...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...and o'er life's narrow verge Look down — on what! A fathomless abyss! A dread eternity! how surely mine! And can eternity belong to me, 113 Poor pensioner...
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