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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 Complaint; Or, Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1813 - 380 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...wise in man. *• As if an angel spoke, I feel the soleton sound..' If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours : Where are they? With the years...
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Guy Mannering, Or, The Astrologer, Volume 1

Walter Scott - Scotland - 1815 - 416 pages
...felt his pulse stop, first announced his death to the spectators. CHAPTEE XIV. • ' •• • The bell strikes. one,— -we take no note of time...if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound.—— YOUNG. THE moral, which the poet has rather quaintly deduced from the necessary mode of measuring time,...
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Guy Mannering, Or, The Astrologer, Volume 1

Walter Scott - Astrologers - 1815 - 354 pages
...his pulse stop, first announced his death to the spectators. CHAPTER XIV. The bell strikes one,—we take no note of time But from its loss. To give it...if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound.—— YOUNG. THE moral, which the poet has rather quaintly deduced from the necessary mode of measuring time,...
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Guy Mannering: Or, The Astrologer

Walter Scott - Scotland - 1815 - 322 pages
...his pulse stop, first announced his death to the spectators. CHAPTER XIV. The bell strikes one,—we take no note of time But from its loss. To give it...tongue Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I feel 'he solemn s 'uncl YOUN'G. THE moral, which the poet has rather quaintly deduced from the necessary...
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Guy Mannering, Or, The Astrologer, Volume 1

Walter Scott - Astrologers - 1815 - 360 pages
...first announced his death to the spectators. CHAPTER XIV. The bell strikes ene,— we take no note But from its loss. To give it then a. tongue Is wise...if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound.—— YOUNG. THE moral, which the poet has rather quaintly deduced from the necessary mode of measuring time,...
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The complaint; or, Night thoughts, on life, death, and immortality ...

Edward Young - 1815 - 332 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 from its loss. To give it, then, a tongue, h wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell of my...
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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - Death - 1816 - 390 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...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 fa fathomless abyss ; A dread eternity !...
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Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1816 - 284 pages
...her long arrear: INor 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 from its loss: to give it then a tongne Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, l feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell...
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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts

Edward Young - Fore-edge paintings - 1817 - 372 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...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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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 44

England - 1838 - 884 pages
...! Nor eye, nor listening car an object finds ; Crtation slecpi ! " The bell strikes — and " 'tis as if an angel spoke." " I feel the solemn sound —...is the knell of my departed hours : "Where are they ? \Vitli the hours before the flood 1 " Young, they say, was a disappointed man, and was world-sick...
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