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" Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud, To damp our brainless ardours, and abate That glare of life which often blinds the wise. Our dying friends are pioneers, to smooth... "
The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality. : To ... - Page 49
by Edward Young - 1750 - 326 pages
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 7

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...these It brings us more than triple aid ; an aid To chase our thoughtlessness, fear, pride, and guilt, Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud, To damp our brainless ardours ; and abate That glare of life which often blinds the wise. Our dying friends are...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...these? It brings us more than triple aid ; an aid To chase our thoughtlessness, fear, pride, and guilt. Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud, To damp our brainless ardours, and abate That glare of life which often blinds the wise. Our dying friends are...
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Sermons, Volume 2

Samuel Davies - Presbyterian Church - 1864
...These are very solemn monitors ; and that heart is hard, indeed, that does not feel their reproof. * Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud, To damp our brainless ardours, and abate That glare of light which often blinds the wise. Our dying friends are...
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Much Instruction from Little Reading: Or, Extracts from Some of the Most ...

Anthologies - 1827
...That hideous sight, a naked human heart, p. 62. — — — Let wisdom blossom from my mortal wound. Our dying friends come o.er us like a cloud, To damp our brainless ardours ; and abate That glare of life, which often blinds the wise. p. 65. And why not think...
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Bower of Taste, Volume 1

Katherine Augusta Ware - American periodicals - 1828
...from a numerous circle of friends. K. (To bo concluded in our next.) Satur´rajj THOUGHTS ON DEATH. Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud, To damp our brainless ardours, and abate That glare of life, which often binds the wise. Young. THE subject of...
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The Monthly Repository and Review of Theology and General Literature, Volume 3

Liberalism (Religion) - 1829
...understand and obey the revelation of his beloved Son, the man Christ Jesus. " The poet, Sir, has said, "' Our dying friends come o'er us, like a cloud, To damp our brainless ardours, and abate The glare of life.' Vet, surely, there is an honourable ardour which their...
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A Discourse Pronounced at the Funeral Obsequies of John Hooker Ashmun, Esq ...

Joseph Story - Funeral sermons - 1833 - 20 pages
...the threads, and moistening each with their tears. It has been said with great force and truth, that "Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud, To damp our brainless ardors, and abate That glare of life, which often blinds the wise." But they often subserve...
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The Miscellaneous Writings: Literary, Critical, Juridical, and Political of ...

Joseph Story - Constitutional law - 1835 - 527 pages
...threads, and moistening each with their tears. It has been said, with great force and truth, that " Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud, To damp our brainless ardors, and abate That glare of life, which often blinds the wise." But they often subserve...
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Didactics: Social, Literary, and Political, Volume 1

Robert Walsh - Conduct of life - 1836
...distinguished associates, with influences such as those which the poet ascribes to such an event. " Our dying friends come o'er us, like a cloud, To damp our worldly ardours, and abate That glare of life, which often blinds the wise. Our dying friends are pioneers,...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837
...And that with greater far than human skill, Resides not in each block ; — a Godhead reigns. ***** Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud, To damp our brainless ardours ; and abate That glare of life which often blinds the wise. Our dying friends are...
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