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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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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...let the phial of thy vengeance, ponrM 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, '• wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell of...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...stood still', and Nature made a pause', An awful' pause ! prophetic of her end\ 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 despatch' : How much' is to be done ! my...
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Studies in Poetry and Prose: Consisting of Selections Principally from ...

A. B. Cleveland - American literature - 1832 - 480 pages
...and observe more exactly the consideration due to you. REFLECTIONS AT MIDNIGHT. THE bell strikes One. We take no note of time But from its loss: to give...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 Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - Elocution - 1832 - 95 pages
...ofsov'reign pow'r ! To vice, confusion ; and to virtue, peace. NO. 164. TIME"! THE bell strikes one. We take no note of time. But from its loss. To give...heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours. 5 Where are they ? With the years beyond the flood. It is the signal that demands dispatch, How much...
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The Second Reader, Or Juvenile Companion

John Lauris Blake - 1833
...the letter I am dictating to you ? Go on." LESSON FORTY-EIGHTH. The Timepiece. The clock strikes one: we take no note of time, But from its loss. To give...the 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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The Second Reader, Or Juvenile Companion

John Lauris Blake - Readers - 1833 - 260 pages
...I am dictating to you ? Go on." LESSON FORTY-EIGHTH. The Timepiece. The clock strikes one: we lake no note of time, But from its loss. To give it then...the 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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The New Road to Ruin: A Novel, Volume 1

Lady Catherine Pollock Manners Stepney - 1833 - 891 pages
...as we estimate the fleeting hours, it is circumstantial notice that informs us on character : — ' We take no note of time But from its loss : to give...man. As if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound. How poor, how rich, how abject, how august, How complicate, how wonderful, is man ! How passing wonder...
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The Poetical Works of Edward Young, Volume 1

Edward Young - Fore-edge painting - 1834 - 334 pages
...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 hopes...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe: With His Letters and ..., Volume 2

George Crabbe - 1834 - 336 pages
...my Sexton seek, Whose days are sped ? — " What! he, himself! — and is old Dibble dead?" (1) C " As if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed houn. — YOUNG.] His eightieth year he reach'd, still undecay'd, And rectors five to one close vault...
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The Engineer's and Mechanic's Encyclopędia, Volume 1

Luke Hebert - Industrial arts - 1835
...lens, set fire to the • powder, which discharges the gun, and thus announces the hour of noon. " We take no note of time but from its loss: To give it then a tongue is wise in man." Dials of this description are placed in the gardens of the Palais Royal, and of the Luxembourg. DIALLING....
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