... life, life cannot see, Darts onward to eternity! While vacant hours of beauty roll Their magic o'er some yielded soul, Ah ! little do the happy guess, The sum of human wretchedness ; Or dream, amid the soft farewell That Time of them is taking, How... Political Fame - Page 79by Rose Ellen Temple - 1847 - 99 pagesFull view
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Cyclopaedia, Henry Gardiner ADAMS - 1854 - 725 pages
...soft farewell That time of them is taking, How frequent mourns the funeral knell, What noble heart is breaking, While myriads to their tombs descend Without a mourner, creed, or friend! B. Montgomery. TO-DAY— TO-MORROW. BOAST not thyself of to-morrow, for thou knowest not what a day...