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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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Violet Woodville; Or, The Danseuse: a Portraiture of Human ..., Volume 2

Beasley - 1836 - 208 pages
...Violet Woodville was able to number by years her absence from her own country. 10* vroiET, CHAPTER VL " We take no note of time, But from its loss — to give it then a tongue Is wise in man." Mv readers must suppose a few years to hare elapsed since the events we last recorded; and allow me...
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Violet; or, The danseuse [by M.D. Malet].

lady Marianne Dora Malet - 1836 - 336 pages
...and Violet Woodville was able to number by years her absence from her own country. CHAPTER XVII. " We take no note of time, But from its loss— to give it then a tongue Is wise in man." MY readers must suppose a few years to have elapsed since the events we last recorded; and allow me...
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Violet; or, The danseuse [by M.D. Malet].

lady Marianne Dora Malet - 1836 - 336 pages
...and Violet Woodville was able to number by years her absence from her own country. CHAPTER XVII. " We take no note of time, But from its loss— to give it then a tongue Is wise in man." MY readers must suppose a few years to have elapsed since the events we last recorded; and allow me...
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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts

Edward Young - Didactic poetry, English - 1837 - 556 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...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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A New System of Mental Arithmetic ...

Daniel Harrison - Arithmetic - 1837 - 188 pages
...his age. Behold I when passed by, what then is seen But his broad pinions swifter than the wind?" " The bell strikes One. We take no note of Time But...its loss. To give it then a tongue Is wise in man." ' Then Time turns torment when a man turns fooi." Night Thought*. To reduce days to hours. Rule. Double...
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Tracts, Volume 3

English monthly tract society - 1838 - 634 pages
...EDINBURGH. London: J. & W. RlOBE, Printers, 14, Bartholomew Close. 204 THE VALUE OF A QUARTER OF AN HOUR. " The bell strikes one. We take no note of time, But...wise in man. As if an angel spoke I feel the solemn Bound. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours — It is the signal that demands despatch....
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 7

1838 - 876 pages
...frofound ! Nor eye, nor listening ear an object finds ; Creation ileept .'" The boll strikes — and " tis as if an angel spoke." "I feel the solemn sound—...knell of my departed hours : Where are they ? With the hours before the flood !" Young, they say, was a disappointed man, and was world-sick because of unsuccessful...
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The Sabbath School Visiter, Volume 7

Christian life - 1839 - 296 pages
...struck one. The following passage, from " Young's Night Thoughts," rushed on the young man's mind: " The bell strikes one. We take no note of time But...that demands despatch. How much is to be done ? My hope and fears Start up alarmed, and o'er life's narrow verge Look down — on what? A fathomless abyss,...
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The Buds of Hope: A Collection of Miscellaneous Poems

Margaret Richardson - 1839 - 236 pages
...shine as a Star in Emmanuel's crown. ON THE DEATH OF OUR LATE REVERED MONARCH, WILLIAM THE FOURTH. " The bell strikes One. We take no note of time But...: Where are they? With the years beyond the flood. A dread eternity !— how surely mine ! YODNG'S NIGHT THOUGHTS. "THE COMPLAINT." Scarce had we wreath'd,...
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The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 8

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell - Literature - 1898 - 578 pages
...her long arrear : Nor let the phial of thy vengeance, poured On this devoted head, be poured 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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