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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 Poetical Works of Edward Young, Volume 1

Edward Young - Fore-edge painting - 1834 - 334 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 StarJ up alarm'd, and o'er life's narrow verge...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

English poetry - 1836
...vain. The bell strikes one. We take no note of time But from tts loss: to give it then a tongue Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke 1 feel the solemn...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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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts

Edward Young - Didactic poetry, English - 1837 - 293 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...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 poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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...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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The Sabbath School Visiter, Volume 7

Christian life - 1839
...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...that demands despatch. How much is to be done ? My hope and fears Start up alarmed, and o'er life's narrow verge Look down — on what? A fathomless abyss,...
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Night thoughts on life, death, and immortality. [Followed by] A paraphrase ...

Edward Young - 1839 - 301 pages
...tongue Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, 1 feel tile solemn sound. If heard aright, It is 1 he knell of my departed hours. Where are they? With the...How much is to be done! ~My hopes and fears Start up alann'd, and o'er life's narrow verge Look down—on what? A fathomless abyss; A dread eternity! how...
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Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1839 - 301 pages
...sound. If heard aright, tt is the knell of my departed hours. Where are they ? With the years heyond the flood. It is the signal that demands despatch...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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Sunday School Teachers' Magazine, and Journal of Education

Sunday school teachers - 1813
...aright, It is the knell of my departed hours. Where ore they ? With tha years beyond the flood. It is tho signal that demands despatch : How much is to be done...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 Buds of Hope: A Collection of Miscellaneous Poems

Margaret Richardson - 1839 - 218 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...: Where are they? With the years beyond the flood. A dread eternity !— how surely mine ! YODNG'S NIGHT THOUGHTS. "THE COMPLAINT." Scarce had we wreath'd,...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...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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