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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... "
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A Collection of Eighteenth Century Verse

Margaret Lynn - English poetry - 1907 - 484 pages
...note of time But from its loss. To give it then a tongue 55 Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the...the flood. It is the signal that demands despatch : 60 How much is to be done ? My hopes and fears Start up alarmed, and o'er life's narrow verge Look...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1908 - 644 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 ! — Young. Time is lent us to be laid out iu Qod's service, and we cannot be too diligent ш it,...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1908 - 644 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...signal that demands despatch ; how much is to be done ! — Young. Time is lent us to be laid out in God'e service, and we cannot be too diligent in it,...
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The Great Texts of the Bible: I Corinthians

James Hastings - Bible - 1912
...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...despatch : How much is to be done ! My hopes and fears Stand up alarmed, and o'er life's narrow verge Look down — on what ? a fathomless abyss ; A dread...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
...note of time, But from its loss. To give it then a tongue, Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, 4S 1 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 so Start up alarm'd, and o'er life's narrow verge...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 3

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1925 - 1100 pages
...loss. To give it, then, a tongue, Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound. It' heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours...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 Elemental Dialectic of Light and Darkness: The Passions of the Soul in ...

Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka - Philosophy - 1992 - 387 pages
...vain. 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, 1 feel the solemn...departed hours: Where are they? With the years beyond the flood.34 Friedrich von Hardenberg, that is, Novalis (1772—1804). A description of his works by a...
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