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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? "
The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ... - Page 238
by Henry Marlen - 1838
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The Art of Speaking: Containing. An Essay, in which are Given Rules for ...

James Burgh - 1804 - 312 pages
...MEDITATION. From Young's NIGHT THOUGHT*. Alarm. _|_ HE clock strikes one. We take no note of time, But by its loss. To give it then a tongue Is -wise in man....years beyond the flood. It is the signal that demands dispatch. How much is still to do ! My hopes and fears Start up alarm' d, and o'er life's narrow verge...
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The Art of Speaking: Containing, an Essay, in which are Given Rules for ...

James Burgh - Elocution - 1804 - 308 pages
...MEDITATION. From Young's NIGHT THOUGHTS, Alarm. A HE clock strikes one. We take no note of time, But by its loss. To give it then a tongue Is wise in man....hours. Where are they ?— With the years beyond the Jiood. It is the signal that demands dispatch. How much is still to do ! My hopes and fear? Start up...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 8

Great Britain - 1804 - 540 pages
...thin a tongue, Is wife in irn. AR if an angrl fpnle, I frei the foifnin found. If heard onjht, It is the knell of my departed hours: Where are they ? With the years beyond the flood. 60 It is the flnai that demands rlifpatch : How much is to be done ? My hopes and fears Start up...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young: With the Life of ..., Volume 1

Edward Young - English poetry - 1805 - 238 pages
...long arrear : Nor let the phial of thy vengeance, pour'd ()n this-devoted head, be pour'd in vain. The bell strikes one. We take no note of time, But...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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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1805 - 284 pages
...her long arrear: Nor let the vial of thy vengeance, pour'd On this devoted head, be pour'd in vain. The bell strikes One. We take no note of time, But...then a tongue, Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, 1 feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell of- my departed hours: Where-are they ? With...
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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality: To which ...

Edward Young - Death - 1805 - 326 pages
...the phial of thy vengeance, pour'd On this devoted head, be pour'd in vain. I feel the folemn found. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours...they ? with the years beyond the flood. It is the fignal that demands difpatch : How much is to be done ?(my hopes and fears Start up alarm'd, an'd o'er...
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The Poetical Works of Edward Young: In Four Volumes. Collated with the Best ...

Edward Young, Thomas Park - 1808 - 336 pages
...her long arrear : Nor let the phial of thy vengeance, pour'd On this devoted head, be pour'd in vain. The bell strikes One. We take no note of time But...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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The cabinet of poetry, containing the best entire pieces in the works of the ...

Cabinet - 1808 - 524 pages
...her long arrear : Nor let the phial of thy vengeance, pour'd On this devoted head, be pour'd in vain. The bell strikes one. We take no note of time But...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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The Port folio, by Oliver Oldschool, Volume 1

1809 - 592 pages
...passage from Dr. Young's Night Thoughts, very forcibly exhibits both the emphatic and sentential pauses: The bell strikes One ! We take no note of time But...How much is to be done! My hopes and fears Start up alarm'd, and o'er life's narrow verge Look down— on what? A fathomless abyss! A dread eternity! how...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809 - 594 pages
...from Dr. Young's Night Thoughts, very k forcibly exhibits both the emphatic and sentential pauses : The bell strikes One ! We take no note of time But...How much is to be done! My hopes and fears Start up alarm'd, and o'er life's narrow verge Look down — on what! A fathomless abyss! A dread eternity!...
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