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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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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ...

English poetry - 1817 - 314 pages
...future peace; And think'st thou still thou canst be wise too soon ? sleep Young. THOUGHTS OK TIME. THE BELL strikes One. We take no note of time But from its loss: to give it then a tongue I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke Where are they ? With...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 448 pages
...sleeps'. 'Tis as the general pulse Of life stood still', and nature made a pause\ An awful' pause I prophetic of her end'. The bell strikes one\ We take...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?...
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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819 - 498 pages
...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 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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Specimens of the British Poets: Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819 - 482 pages
...her long arrear: Nor let the phial of thy vengeancej 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 eolemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours : Where are they ? With...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820 - 636 pages
...and the fervour of its piety. Dr. • Young died at his living of Welwyn, in 1765, aged 84.] '.....' THE bell strikes One. We take no note of time '•...despatch : How much is to be done? My hopes and fears i Start up alarm' d, and o'er life's narrow verge Look down — On what! a fathomless abyss; A dread...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - Hymns, English - 1821 - 510 pages
...rash alarm of fear, And sudden grkf, and rage, and sudden joy. YOUNG. NIGHT THOUGHTS. — Night 1. 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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 7

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 412 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...
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Guy Mannering; or, The astrologer. By the author of 'Waverley'.

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1821 - 246 pages
...his pulse stop, first announced his death to the spectators. CHAPTER XIV. The bell strikes one,—\ve 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 sound YOUNG. THE moral, which the poet has rather quaintly • deduced from the necessary...
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The English Reading Book in Verse: Adapted to Domestic and to School Education

William Jillard Hort - English literature - 1822 - 234 pages
...take no note of time But by its loss. To give it then a tongue Is wise in man. As if an angel spake I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright It is the...years beyond the flood. It is the signal that demands dispatch. DAY AND NIGHT. Gay. WHEN the gay sun first breaks the shades of night, And streaks the distant...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822 - 274 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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