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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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CyclopŠdia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 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 $ sigiml that demands despatch: How much is to be done ¤ My hopes and fears Start up alarmed, and o'er...
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The American Class-reader: Containing a Series of Lessons in Reading; with ...

George Willson - American literature - 1844 - 288 pages
...avigel spoke, I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright It is the knell of my departed hours. Where arc they ? With the years beyond the flood. 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! (I) A dread eternity...
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The American Elocutionist: Comprising "Lessons in Enunciation', "Exercises ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1844 - 380 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...Where are they? — With the years beyond the flood ! " Stow : " This is the place, the centre of the grove : Here stands the oak, the monarch of the wood....
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - American literature - 1844 - 428 pages
...from its loss : to give it, then, a tongue, [ms] Is wise | in man. As if an angel | spoke I! [pq] I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, * It is the...Where are they ? — With the years beyond the flood." * These marks indicate [xx] 'very soft,' [0J 'very low', [= ] 'very slow '; [ms] ' median stress ';...
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - Elocution - 1844 - 432 pages
...from its loss : to give it, then, a tongue, [ms] Is wise | in man. As if an angel | spoke II [pq] I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, * It is the...hours. Where are they ? — With the years beyond the fl6od." The first five of the properties of voice which have been enumerated, are the ground of the...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - American literature - 1845 - 484 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, and o'er life's narrow verge Look down — on what ? a fathomless abyss ! A dread eternity...
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The Reader's Guide: Containing a Notice of the Elementary Sounds in the ...

John Hall - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...wise in man. As if an angel spoke I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright', 5 It is the knell of fhy departed hours*. Where are they' ? With the years...much is to be done ? My hopes and fears' Start up alarmed', and o'er life's narrow verge 10 Look down' — on whatv ? A fathomless abyss*. A dread eternity*...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...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 Juvenile Companion and Fireside Reader: Consisting of Historical and ...

John Lauris Blake - Readers - 1846 - 241 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...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 Christian Treasury, Volume 1

Protestantism - 1846
...no note of time, But from its loss. To give it then a tongue Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I 0 0 ٵ ٵ * fear Start up alarm 'd; and o'er life's narrow verge Look down — on what ? A fathomless abyss —...
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