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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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

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...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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Gems of sacred poetry [ed. by R. Cattermole?].

Gems - 1841
...vain. The bell strikes one. We take no note of ttmt But from its 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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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - Elocution - 1841 - 364 pages
...But from its loss, : | to give it then a tongue | Is wise' in man,. | As if , an an'geld spoAe, | I feel the solemn sound,. | If heard aright, | It is...fears Start up alarm'd', and o'er life's narrow verge LooA down' — | on what ? \ A fathomless abyss', | A dread eter,nity ! | how surely mine, ! | And...
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The Village churchman, ed., by J. Fawcett

1843
...Behold ! far onwards, waving on the wind, I saw the skirts of the departing year."— Coleridge. " I heard aright— It is the knell of my departed hours....years beyond the flood. It is the signal that demands dispatch — How much is to b« done !"— Young. How rapidly has the past year, with its varied scenes,...
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Proceedings

Scotland free church, gen. assembly - 1847
...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...hours Where are they with the years beyond the flood " 1. Point the passage accurately. 2. Supply its ellipses. 3. Divide into major and minor clauses,...
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The Illustrated Book of Christian Ballads and Other Poems, Volume 6

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Ballads, English - 1844 - 164 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 Common School Speaker: A New Collection of Original and Selected Pieces ...

William Bentley Fowle - Recitations - 1844 - 288 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...How much is to be done ! My hopes and fears Start up alarmed, ana o'er life's narrow verge Look down — on what ? A fathomless abyss ; A dread eternity...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...no note of time But from its loss : to give it then a tongue Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I hall, Thou aged carle so stern and gray ! Dost thou I My hopes and fears Start up alarmed, and o'er life's narrow verge Look down — on what IA fathomless...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1844 - 716 pages
...spoke, I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours : Where are they 1 With the years beyond the flood. It is the signal...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 Mother's Assistant and Young Lady's Friend, Volumes 4-5

Child rearing - 1844
...no note ot 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...With the years beyond the flood. It is the signal which demands despatch. How much is to be done! DR. YOUNG. C Written for the Young Lady's Friend.]...
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