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" 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 flood. It is the signal that demands despatch : How much is to be... "
Guy Mannering or the astrologer - Page 90
by Walter Scott - 1896
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The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality. : To ...

Edward Young - Bible - 1750 - 326 pages
...the Years beyond the Flood. It is the Signal that demands Difpatch ; . ^ How much is to be done ? my Hopes and Fears Start up alarm'd, and o'er Life's narrow Verge Look down — on what ? A fathomlefs Abyfs ; A dread Eternity ! how furely mine ! And can Eternity belong to me, Poor Penfioner...
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The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality..

Edward Young - Bible - 1750 - 404 pages
...With the Years beyond the Flood. It is the Signal that demands Difpatch ; How much is to be done ? my Hopes and Fears Start up alarm'd, and o'er Life's narrow Verge Look down — on what ? A fathomlefs Abyfs ; A dread Eternity ! how furely mine I A 4 And 8 The COMPLAINT: Night I. And can Eternity...
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The Works of the Author of the Night-thoughts: In Four Volumes, Volume 3

Edward Young - 1762
...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 o'er life's narrow verge Look down — On what ? A fathomlefs abyfs ; A dread eternity ! how furely mine ! And can eternity belong to me, Poor penfioner...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - English essays - 1767 - 12 pages
...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 life's narrow verge Look down—On what ? A fathomlefs abyfs ; A dread eternity! How furely mine ! And can eternity belong to...
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The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death and Immortality. To which ...

Edward Young - 1773 - 320 pages
...With the Years beyond the Flood. It is the Signal that demands Difpatch : How much is to be done ? My Hopes and Fears Start up alarm'd, and o'er Life's narrow Verge Look down—On what ? A fathomlefs Abyfs j A dread Eternity ! how furely mine ! And can Eternity belong...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 51, Page 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...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, and o'er life's narrow verge Look down— On what? a fathomlefs abyfs; A dread eternity ! how furely mine ! 65 And can eternity belong to me, Poor penfioner...
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts. Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1785 - 276 pages
...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 life's narrow verge Look down — on what ? a fathomlefs abyfs ; A dread eternity ! how furely mine 1 And can eternity belong to me, Poor penfioner...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 61

English poets - 1790
...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, and o'er life's narrow verge Look down — On what ? a fathomlefs abyfs ; A dread eternity ! how furely mine ! 65 And can eternity belong to me, Poor penfioner...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...? With the \ears beyond the It is the fignal that dcma.ids dil'fjatch : How much is to be d'me ? Mv hopes and fears Start up alarm'd, and o'er life's narrow verge Look down— on what ? a fathomlefs' aby fs ; A dread eternity ! hov/ furcly mine ! And can eternity belong to me, Poor penfioner...
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The Works of the Author of the Night-thoughts, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1792 - 339 pages
...the years beyond the flood. It is the_/fg-*/ that demands difpatch : How much is to be done ? My hopes and fears Start up alarm'd, and o'er life's narrow verge Look down. — On what ? a fathomlefs abyfs ; A dread eternity ! how furely mine ! And can eternity belong to me, Poor penfioner...
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