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" Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours ; And ask them, what report they bore to heaven : And how they might have borne more welcome news. "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 572
1838
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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1816 - 351 pages
...took fire ; A moment, and the world's blown up to thee s The sun is darkness, and the stars are dust. 'Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours ; And ask them, what report they bore to heav'n ; And how they might have borne more welcome news. Their answers form wliat men experience call...
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Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1816 - 268 pages
...took fire ; A moment, and the world's blown up to thee ; The sun is darkness, and the stars are dust. 'Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours ; And ask them, what report they bore toheav'n; And how they might have borne more welcome news. Their answers form what men experience call...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ...

1817
...honest aim, At once he draws the sting of life and death: He walks with nature, and her paths are peace. 'Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And ask them what report they bore to Heav'n, And how they might have borne more welcome news. Their answers form what men Experience call;...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: Consisting of ...

Lindley Murray - 1817 - 192 pages
...learn'd the fond pursuit to shun Where few can reach the purpos'd aim, And thousands daily are undone. 'Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours • And ask them, what report they bore lo Heav'o. All nature is but art unknown to thee ; A chance, direction which thou canst not see AM...
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The Weekly Monitor, Entertaining and Instructive: Designed to be ..., Volume 1

1817 - 214 pages
...MORAL DEPARTMENT. SELECTED. REFLECTIONS ON PAST LIFE. 'Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, To ask them what report they bore to heaven, And how they might have bom more welcome news. LAST evening I very calmly seated myself in my study and intended to give myself...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 3

...devastations, war, or any great calamity." — Missionary Voyage, page 333. REFLECTIONS ON THE NEW YEAR. Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And...might have borne more welcome news. Their answers form whatmen Experience call ; if Wisdom's friend, her best ; if not, worst foe. O reconcile them .' Kiud...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: Consisting of ...

Lindley Murray - 1819 - 192 pages
...learn'd the fond pursuit to shun Where few can reach the purpos'd aim, And thousands daily are undone. 'Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours ; And ask them, what report they bore to Heav'n. AH nature is but art unknown to thee ; All chance, direction which thou canst not see ; All...
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Abridgment of Murray's English Grammar: With an Appendix ...

Lindley Murray - 1819 - 108 pages
...learn'd the fond pursuit to shun, Where few can reach their purposed aim, And thousands daily are undone. Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours ; And ask them what report they bore to Heav'B, . All nature is bnt art, unknown to thee ; All chance, direction which thou canst not see :...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 7

John Aikin - 1821 - 807 pages
...fire ; A moment, and the world 's blown up to thee; The Sun is darkness, and the stars arc dust. 'T is greatly wise to talk with our past hours ; And ask...news. Their answers form what men experience call ; If wisdom's friend, her best ; if not, worst foe. O reconcile them ! Kind Experience cries, " There...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - 1821 - 468 pages
...consecrates his hours By vig'rous effort, and an honest aim, At once he draws the sting of life and death. "Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And...bore to heaven ; And how they might have borne more welcom* news. Their answers form what men experience call. To hope the best is pious, brave, and wise...
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