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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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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...end'. 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...knell of my departed hours\ Where are' they? with the^ears beyond the flood'. It is the signal' that demands despatch' : How much' is to be done ! my...
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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...But from its loss. To give it then a tongue Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, 1 feel the eolemn 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 Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820
...•'< .; ' 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...despatch : How much is to be done? My hopes and fears i Start up alarm' d, and o'er life's narrow verge Look down — On what! a fathomless abyss; A dread...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - Hymns, English - 1821 - 468 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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 7

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 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...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...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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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...no note of time But from its loss : to give it then a tongue Is wise in num. 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 : I low much is to be done ! My hopes and fears Start up ularm'd, and o'er life's narrow verge...
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The English Reading Book in Verse: Adapted to Domestic and to School Education

William Jillard Hort - English literature - 1822 - 212 pages
...take no note of time But by its loss. To give it then a tongue Is wise in man. As if an angel spake I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright It is the knell...years beyond the flood. It is the signal that demands dispatch. DAY AND NIGHT. Gay. WHEN the gay sun first breaks the shades of night, And streaks the distant...
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Night Thoughts on Life Death & Immortality;: To which is Added A Paraphrase ...

Edward Young - Bible - 1823 - 300 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...hours. Where are they? With the years beyond the flood. Her ceaselessflight, though devious, speaks her nature Of subtler essence than the trodden clod ; Active,...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824
...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 ! Young's Night Thoughts, n. 1. Youth is not rich in time, it may...
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