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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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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...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...departed hours. Where are they ? With the years beyond tho flood. It is the signal that demands dispatch : How much is to be done ? My hopes and fears Start...
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The Port Folio, Volume 1

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...departed hours. Where are they? With the years beyond the floqd. It is the signal that demands despatch: How much is to be done! My hopes and fears Start up...
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Night Thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality

Edward Young - Electronic books - 1810 - 254 pages
...loss : to give it then a tongue Is wise in man. As if an angelspoke, 1 feel the soleum sound. If heatd aright, It is the knell of my departed hours. Where...years beyond the flood. It is the signal that demands dispatch : How much is to be done ? My hopes nnd fears Start up alarm'd, and o'er life's narrow verge...
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The Sunday School Repository, Or, Teachers' Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 8

Sunday school teachers - 1813
...the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours. Where are they ? With tho years beyond the flood. It is the signal that demands...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 poetical works of Edward Young. Collated with the best eds.: by T. Park

Edward Young - 1813 - 168 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 : 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

Edward Young - 1813 - 352 pages
...from its loss. To give it then a tongue Is wise in man. *• As if an angel spoke, I feel the soleton sound..' If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed...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 - 1815 - 312 pages
...note of time But from its loss. To give it, then, a tongue, h 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 - Death - 1816 - 351 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...and o'er life's narrow verge Look down— on what fa fathomless abyss ; A dread eternity ! how surely mine ! And can eternity belong to me, Poor pensioner...
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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts

Edward Young - Fore-edge paintings - 1817 - 324 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...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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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...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...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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