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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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Reports on Elementary schools

Her MAjesty' Inspectors of schools - 1850
...take no note of time But from it> 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, noting...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1850 - 294 pages
...of time 55 But from its loss : to give it then a tongue Is wise in man As if an angel spoke ! fuel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell...Where are they ? With the years beyond the flood. 60 It is the signal that demands despatch : How much id to be done ! My hopes and fears Start up alarm'd,...
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Fourth Book of Lessons for the Use of Schools

Ireland. National Education Board - Textbooks - 1851 - 343 pages
...Sabbath menus rest, p.nd is here applied to the Lord's da;. 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 illustrated London reading book

English language - 1851 - 264 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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A selection of English poetry, designed for the use of schools ..., Issue 912

English poetry - 1873
...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...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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Náhbion: Or, the Bible and the Poets

Samuel Wordsworth Bailey - Bible - Poetry, Illustrative - 1874 - 698 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 verge Look down, — on what ? A fathomless abyss, A dread eternity. Then...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1877 - 934 pages
...noteof 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 Pupil teacher, a monthly educational journal. H. Major, ed

Henry Major - 1876
...note of time But from its loss : to give it then a tongue Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I hear the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell...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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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876
...no note of lime But from its loss. To give it then a tongue, Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I 7 flooj It is the signal that demands dispatch ; How much is lo be done ? My hopes and fears Start up...
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The Holborn series of reading books. Instructive reader, no, Issue 1

Charles Joseph S. Dawe - 1877
...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 verge8 Look down— On what ! A fathomless abyss,4 A dread eternity...
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