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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 Guardian - Page 45
1859
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ...

English poetry - 1817
...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 - 436 pages
...stood still', and nature made a pause\ An awful' pause I prophetic of her end'. The bell strikes one\ We take no note' of time, But from its loss\ To give...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
...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...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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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...But from its loss. To give it 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 the years beyond the flood. It is the signal that demands dispatch : How much is to be done ? My hopes...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820
...piety. Dr. • Young died at his living of Welwyn, in 1765, aged 84.] '.....' THE bell strikes One. We take no note of time '• •> •'< .; ' But from...knell of my departed hours : Where are they! With the years beyond the flood. " It is the signal that demands despatch : How much is to be done? My hopes...
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Domestic scenes

lady Humdrum (pseud.) - 1820
...are always so full of your jokes, brother, you won't help one out ; but Henry knows what I mean." " We take no note of time but from its loss " To give it then a tongue was wise in man." Henry repeated. " Yes, yes, that's it ; but that's not all — there's something...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 7

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...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...knell of my departed hours : Where are they ? With the years beyond the flood. It is the signal that demands dispatch ; , How much is to be done ? My...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - Hymns, English - 1821 - 468 pages
...And sudden grkf, and rage, and sudden joy. YOUNG. NIGHT THOUGHTS. — Night 1. THE bell strikes one. We take no note of time, But from its loss. To give...knell of my departed hours : Where are they ? With the years beyond the flood. It is the signal that demands dispatch ; How much is to be done ! My hopes...
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Guy Mannering; or, The astrologer. By the author of 'Waverley'.

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1821
...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 British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...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...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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