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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? With the years beyond the... "
The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality. : To ... - Page 5
by Edward Young - 1750 - 326 pages
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The Works of the Author of the Night-thoughts: In Four Volumes, Volume 3

Edward Young - 1762
...its lofs. To give it then a tongue, Is wife in man. As if an angel fpoke, 1 feel the folemn found. If heard aright,. It is the knell of my departed hours...are they ? With the years beyond the flood; \ It is tiMftgnal that demands difpatch : How much is to be done ? My hopes and fears Start up alarm'd, and...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1767 - 12 pages
...lofs. To give it, then, a tongue, Is wife in man. As if an an angel fpoke, I feel the folemn found. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours: Where are they i With the years beyond the flood. It is the fignal that demands difpatch : How much is to be done...
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts : Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining ...

1770 - 248 pages
...its lofs. To give it then a tongue, Is wife in man. As if an angel fpoke, I feel the folemn found. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours...they ? With the years beyond the flood. It is the fignal that demands difpatch ; How much is to be done ? my hopes and fears btart op alarm'd, and o'er...
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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality, to which ...

Edward Young - 1775 - 388 pages
...its lofs. To give it then a tongue, Is wife ia man. As if an angel fpoke, I feel the folemn found- ff heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours: Where are they? with the years beyond the flooJ. It is the fignal that demands difpatch: How much is to be done? my hopes and fears Start up...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 51, Page 2

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...its lofs. To give it then a tongue, Is wife in man. As if an angel fpoke, I feel the folemn found. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours...: Where are they? With the years beyond the flood. 60 It is thejigxal that demands difpatch : How much is to be done ? My hopes and fears Start up alarm'd,...
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The Weekly entertainer; or agreeable and instructive repository ..., Volumes 3-4

1784
...from its lofs. To give it then a tongus Is wife in mao. As if an angel fpoke, I feel the folemn found. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours...Where are they ? With the years beyond the flood. Youngs Night Thoughts. The brilliant gems of the ftupendous expanfe begin to Icflen. and difappear,...
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts. Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining

Oliver Goldsmith - 1785 - 276 pages
...its lofs. To give it then a tongue, Is wife in man. As if an angel fpoke, I feel the folemn found. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours...they ? With the years beyond the flood. It is the fignal that demands difpatch ; How much is to be done ? my hopes and fears Start up alarm'd, and o'er...
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The epistles of Lucius Annĉus Seneca [tr.] with large annotations ..., Volume 1

Lucius Annaeus Seneca - 1786
...its lofs. To give it then a tongue, Is wife in man. As if an nngcl fpoke I feel the folemn found ; if heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours. Where are they ? witli the years beyond the Flood.—J'oung. Is Death at diftance? No; he has been on thce, And given...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 61

English poets - 1790
...its lofs. To give it then a tongue, Is wife in man. As if an angel fpoke, I feel the' folemn found. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours...Where are they ? With the years beyond the .flood. 60 It is thejignal that demands difpatch : How much is to be done ? My hopes and fears Start up alarm'd,...
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The Art of Speaking: Containing, I. An Essay; in which are Given Rules for ...

James Burgh - 1792 - 373 pages
...by its lojs. To give it then a tongue Is wife in man. As if an angel fpoke, I feel the folemn found. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours....they ? — With the years beyond the flood* It is the fignal that demands difpatch. How wa^ isjiilltodo ! My hopes and fears Start up alarm' d, and o'er...
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