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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 Port Folio, Volume 1

Joseph Dennie, John Elihu Hall - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809 - 588 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...departed hours. Where are they? With the years beyond the floqd. It is the signal that demands despatch: How much is to be done! My hopes and fears Start up...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809 - 526 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...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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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809 - 604 pages
...; Nor let the vial of thy vengeance, pour'd On this devoted head, be pour'd in vain. 144. Tine. Cymon was restor'd : While to his arms the blushing...seaming sadness she compos'd her look ; As if \if fo spake, I frel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours ; f Boos tt 113...
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Watts, A. Philips, West, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Young

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810 - 554 pages
...vengeance, pour'd On this devoted head, be pour'd in vain. The bell strikes out. We take no note of tirno But from its loss. To give it then a tongue, Is wise...aright, It is the knell of my departed hours : Where are thry ? With the years beyond the flood. It is the sigtial that demands dispatch ; How much is to lie...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 13

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 558 pages
...HON. AUTHOE ONSI.OW, SPEABEE OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS. The hell strikes one. We take no note of tinw But from its loss. To give it then a tongue, Is wise...the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell at my departed hours: Where are they ? With the years heyond the flood. It is the signal that demands...
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Night Thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality

Edward Young - English poetry - 1810 - 278 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...to give it then a tongue Is wise in man. As if an angelspoke, 1 feel the soleum sound. If heatd aright, It is the knell of my departed hours. Where are...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Watts, A. Philips ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 556 pages
...her long arrear: Xor let the pbial 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 from its loss. To give it then a tongue, [s wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the bull of my...
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English 18th Century Dances, Volume 1

Akeroyde's padd (Dance) - 1812 - 356 pages
...year the less to live." — How have I improved or misspent the years that are past ! — Alas ! , " We take no note of time, But from its loss. To give...heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours : dedicated to solemn retrospection. The revels of thoughtless mirth are inconsistent with its proper•...
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The poetical works of Edward Young. Collated with the best eds.: by T. Park

Edward Young - English poetry - 1813 - 324 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 Sunday School Repository, Or, Teachers' Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 8

Sunday school teachers - 1813 - 1368 pages
...speak of the value of time we might just as well speak of the value of life — for time is life ! " The bell strikes one. We take no note of time, But...knell of my departed hours. Where are they ? With tho years beyond the flood. It is the signal that demands despatch : How much is to be done ? My hopes...
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