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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 sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...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...Start up alarm'd, 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...
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The Christian Mariner's Journal; Or, a Series of Observations and ...

CHRISTIAN MARINER. - 1829 - 264 pages
...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....signal that demands despatch : How much is to be done !" LEARNED and good men have at various periods devoted their attention to the origin, nature, and...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 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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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...note of time But from its loss : to give it then a tongue Is wise in man. As it1 an angel spoke, I onside dispatch : How much is to be done ? My hopes and fears Start up alarmed, and o'er life's narrow verge...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...note of time But from its loss. To give it then a tongue, '• 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 Assembly's Shorter Catechism: Illustrated by Appropriate Anecdotes ...

John Whitecross - Congregational churches - 1830 - 180 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...they ? with the years beyond the flood : It is the siff uil that demands dispatch: How much is to be done! My hopes and fears Start up alann'd, and o'er...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 4

1830
...note of time But from its loss ; to give it then a tongue Is wise In man. As if an angel spoke, I {eel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell...Where are they ? With the years beyond the flood. YOUNG.' Good night to the Twenties, Good Night 1 For Ibe Ninth is bowled out at last. Oh Time, what...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...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...much' is to be done ! my hopes and fears Start up alarmed', and o'er life's narrow verge Look down' — On what' ? a fathomless abyss' ! A dread eternity'...
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Studies in Poetry and Prose: Consisting of Selections Principally from ...

A. B. Cleveland - American literature - 1832 - 480 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 alarmed, and o'er life's narrow verge...
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The Second Reader, Or Juvenile Companion

John Lauris Blake - 1833
...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...How much is to be done! my hopes and .fears Start up alarmed, and o'er life's narrow verge Look down — on what? a fathomless abyss; A dread eternity !...
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