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" ON A DIAL IN MY GARDEN. Once at a potent leader's voice it stay'd, Once it went back when a good monarch pray'd. Mortals, howe'er we grieve, howe'er deplore, The flying shadow shall return no more. ON AN OBELISK IN MY GARDEN. View all around, the works... "
The Poems and Songs of William Hamilton of Bangour; Collated with the MS ... - Page 71
by William Hamilton (Poet, of Bangour.), James Paterson - 1850 - 192 pages
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The Epigrammatists: A Selection from the Epigrammatic Literature of Ancient ...

Henry Philip Dodd - Epigrams - 1870 - 587 pages
...thine may end to-morrow. The poet "William Hamilton of Baugour has a striking inscription. " On a'Dial in my Garden " : Once at a potent leader's voice it stay'd. Once it went back when a good mouurch pray'd : Mortals howe'er we grieve, howe'er deplore, The flying shuilow shall return no more....
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1872
...N. & Q." I know not where, when, or by whom they have been severally written. On a sun-dial : — " Once at a potent leader's voice it stay'd ; Once it...back when a good monarch pray'd ; Mortals! howe'er ye grieve, howe'er deplore. The flying shadow shall return no more." Under an hour-glass in a grotto...
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The Epigrammatists: A Selection from the Epigrammatic Literature of Ancient ...

Henry Philip Dodd - Epigrams - 1875 - 695 pages
...many, — thine may end to-morrow. The poet William Hamilton of Bangour has a striking inscription, " On a Dial in my Garden " : Once at a potent leader's...howe'er deplore, The flying shadow shall return no more. There is a good inscription on a sun-dial near Florence, thus translated from the Latin : Whether the...
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The Epigrammatists: A Selection from the Epigrammatic Literature of Ancient ...

Henry Philip Dodd - Epigrams - 1875 - 695 pages
...many,—thine may end to-morrow. The poet William Hamilton of Bangour has a striking inscription. " On a Dial in my Garden " : Once at a potent leader's...good monarch pray'd • Mortals howe'er we grieve, howc'er deplore. The flying shadow shall return no more. There is a good inscription on a sun-dial...
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A Dictionary of Poetical Illustrations: Specially Selected with View to the ...

Robert Aitkin Bertram - English language - 1877 - 748 pages
...sound his ear, Than all of taste his tongue. — Akmside. 2167. KNOWLEDGE : not attainable on earth. Afore. 3190. SOUL. Efforts for the KNOW'ST thou the...importance of a sonl immortal ? Behold this midnight humankind below ; 'Tis only given beyond the grave to know. Hamilton. 2168. KNOWLEDGE: of the world....
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The Book of Sun-dials: Originally Compiled by the Late Mrs. Alfred Gatty ...

Mrs. Alfred Gatty - Sundials - 1900 - 529 pages
...of Alfrick, Worcestershire (compare No. 172). Ql6. ONCE AT A POTENT LEADER'S VOICE I STAY'D, ONCE I WENT BACK WHEN A GOOD MONARCH PRAY*D ; MORTALS, HOWE'ER WE GRIEVE, HOWE'ER DEPLORE, THE FLYING SHADOW WILL RETURN NO MORE. Taken from Cyrus Redding's " Fifty Years' Personal Recollections." 917. ONLY AS...
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The Book of Sun-dials: Originally Compiled by the Late Mrs. Alfred Gatty ...

Mrs. Alfred Gatty - Sundials - 1900 - 529 pages
...No. 647). 915. ON THIS MOMENT HANGS ETERNITY. Ql6. ONCE AT A POTENT LEADER'S VOICE I STAY'D, ONCE I WENT BACK WHEN A GOOD MONARCH PRAY'D ; MORTALS, HOWE'ER WE GRIEVE, HOWE'ER DEPLORE, TlIE FLYING SHADOW WILL RETURN NO MORE. Taken from Cyrus Redding's " Fifty Years' Personal Recollections."...
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