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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 Works of Hannah More in Eleven Volumes

Hannah More - 1830
...concerns of life; and at times to annihilate, as it were, the space which divides us from eternity: 'Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And...heaven, And how they might have borne more welcome news. Yet as to those who seek a short annual retreat as a mere form; who dignify with the idea of a religious...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 240 pages
...took fire ; A moment, and the world 's blown up to thee; Sun is darkness, and the stars are dust. P is greatly wise to talk with our past hours ; And ask...Heaven ; And how they might have borne more welcome newsj Tlieir answers form what men experience call ; If wisdom's friend, her best ; if not, worst foe....
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The American Baptist Magazine, Volume 10

1830
...REFLECTIONS FOR THE NEW YEAR. IT has been said, by one of the most original and sublime of the English poets, "'Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And ask them what report they bore to Heaven." One of the purposes for which the faculty of memory was given us, is, to enable us to recal the events...
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Abridgment of Murray's English Grammar: With an Appendix, Containing ...

Lindley Murray - 1830
...learn'd the fond pursuit to shun, Where few can reach their 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 Hcav'a. All nature is but art, unknown to thee ; All chance, direction which thou canst not see ; All...
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A Sermon, Preached at Haverhill, Mass., in Remembrance of Mrs. Harriet ...

Harriet Newell, Leonard Woods - 1830 - 238 pages
...nothing. Let our imaginations often wing their way back to those hours which can never be recalled. " Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, " And ask them what report they've born to heaven, " And how they might have borne more welcome news." Will the recollection of...
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The Life and Writings of Mrs. Harriet Newell

Harriet Newell - 1831 - 267 pages
...nothing. Let our imaginations often wing their way back to those hours which can never be recalled. " "Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And ask them what report they've borne to heaven, And how they might have borne more welcome news." Will the recollection of...
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A Memoir of the Reverend Alexander Waugh: With Selections from His ...

James Hay, Henry Belfrage - 1831 - 620 pages
...death familiar to our minds, although he be the king of terrors, and stimulate ourselves to converse with our past hours, and ask them what report they bore to heaven, and bow they might have borne more welcome news. But, alas, how epidemical is this distemper! — ' all...
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Ladies' Magazine and Literary Gazette, Volume 4

1831
...la full of Thee."— Thompton. RETROSPECTION.' " 'Tis greatly wise to talk with our ptist hoars; " And ask them, what report they bore to heaven ; " And how they might have born more welcome news. " Their answers form what men experience call." A New Tear, with all its diversified...
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The Life and Writings of Mrs. Harriet Newell

Harriet Newell - 1831 - 267 pages
...nothing. Let our imaginations often wing their way back to those hours which can never be recalled. " "Tig greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And ask them what report they've borne to heaven, And how they might have borne more welcome news." Will the recollection of...
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Destiny; Or, The Chief's Daughter, Volume 3

Susan Ferrier - 1831 - 1143 pages
...and these purposes the most dull and insignificant imaginable. " 'Twere greatly wise," says Young, " to talk with our past hours, and ask them what report they bear to Heaven." But meagre and unsatisfactory would have been the register of Mrs Ribley's doings,...
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