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" Even such is Time, which takes in trust Our youth, our joys, and all we have, And pays us but with age and dust ; Who in the dark and silent grave, When we have wandered all our ways, Shuts up the story of our days : And from which earth, and grave, and... "
Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ... - Page 77
by George Willis - 1853
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English Sacred Lyrics

English sacred lyrics - Christian poetry - 1884 - 269 pages
...oft doth think, must needs die well. VII. VERSES FOUND IN HIS BIBLE IN THE GATEHOUSE AT WESTMINSTER. EVEN such is time, which takes in trust Our youth,...all we have, And pays us nought but age and dust, Which in the dark and silent grave, When we have wandered all our ways, Shuts up the story of our days...
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The Heroes of England: Stories of the Lives of England's Warriors by Land ...

John George Edgar - Death - 1884 - 408 pages
...and wrote on a blank leaf the following beautiful and affecting lines: — " E'en such is Time ! who takes in trust Our youth, our joys, and all we have, And pays us but with age and dust ; Who in the dark and silent grave, When we have wandered all our ways, Shuts...
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Report and Transactions - The Devonshire Association for the ..., Volume 25

Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art - Devon (England) - 1893
...from Harl. MS., 6917. The poem consists of six 6-line stanzas, the last of which runs thus : "Oh cruel Time, which takes in trust, Our youth, our joys, and all we have, And pays us but with age and dust ; \Vno in the dark and silent grave, When we have wander'd all our ways, Shuts...
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President's Address

Thomas Nadauld Brushfield - 1893 - 134 pages
...Harl. MS., 6917. The poem consists of six 6-line stanzas, the last of which runs thus : ' ' Oh cruel Time, which takes in trust, Our youth, our joys, and all we have, And pays us but with age and dust ; Who in the dark and silent grave, When we have wander'd all our ways, Shuts...
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History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the ...

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Great Britain - 1895
...lines in which the higher part of his nature alone is visible :— "Even such is time that takes on trust Our youth, our joys, and all we have, And pays us but with age and dust; Who in the dark and silent grave, When we have wandered all our ways, Shuts...
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Transactions, Volume 18

Maryland State Bar Association - 1913
...spirit found expression, upon the eve of the execution, in these simple yet exquisite lines : "E'en such is time! which takes in trust Our youth, our joys, and all we have ; And pays us naught but age and dust, Which, in the dark and silent grave, When we have wandered all our ways, The...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...and cheerfully asked him how a man should kill time. . RABELAIS— Works. Bk. TV. Ch. LXIII. E'en such is time ! which takes in trust Our youth, our joys, and all we have; And pays us naught but age and dust, Which, in the dark and silent grave, When we have wandered all our ways, Shuts...
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Treasury of Minor British Poetry: Selected and Arranged with Notes

John Churton Collins - English poetry - 1896 - 419 pages
...that takes in trust Our youth, our joyes, our all we have, And pays us but with Earth and Dust ; Who, in the dark and silent Grave, (When we have wandred all our ways), Shuts up the story of our days ; But from this Earth, this Grave, this Dust, My God shall raise me up, I trust !...
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Sir Walter Ralegh, the British Dominion of the West

Martin Andrew Sharp Hume - 1897 - 431 pages
...must have written the verse which was found in his Bible after his death. ' Even such is time ! who takes in trust Our youth, our joys, and all -we have, And pays us but with earth and dust : Who, in the dark and silent grave, When we have wandered all our ways, Shuts...
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Old Virginia and Her Neighbours, Volume 1

John Fiske - Maryland - 1897
...his Bible, shortly hefore his death, are worth remembering : — " Even such IB Time, that takes on trust Our youth, our joys, and all we have, And pays us but with age and dust ; Who in the dark and silent grave, When we have wandered all our ways, Shuts...
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