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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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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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Love, by the authoress of 'Flirtation'.

lady Charlotte Susan M. Bury - 1837
...If I live, how happy we shall be P " How happy we are, dearest papa !" said his child. CHAPTER XIII. Our dying friends, come o'er us like a cloud, To damp our brainless ardour ; and to bait That glare of life, which often blinds the wise : Our dying friends...
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Love, Volume 2

Lady Charlotte Campbell Bury - 1838
...live, how happy we shall be!" " How happy we are, dearest papa!" said his child. VOL. n. 7 CHAPTER VII. Our dying friends, come o'er us like a cloud, To damp our brainless ardour; and to bait That glare of life, which often blinds the wise: Our dying friends are...
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A Discourse on the Life and Character of the Reverend John Thornton Kirkland ...

Alexander Young - 1838 - 104 pages
...only a messenger of mercy when he rides in amid the fierce, gay tournaments of life. He makes 20 " 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." It is well, therefore,...
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Night thoughts on life, death, and immortality. [Followed by] A paraphrase ...

Edward Young - 1839
...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 New Purchase: Or, Seven and a Half Years in the Far West, Volume 2

Baynard Rush Hall - Bloomington (Ind.) - 1843
...of a mountain... .Soliloquy.-. * * * * * * * Alewon SW THE NEW PURCHASE THIRD YEAR. CHAPTER XXXII. " Our dying friends come o'er us, like a cloud, To damp our brainless ardour, and abate That glare of life which often blinds the wise. Our dying friends are pioneers,...
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The Christian lyre, a selection of religious and moral poetry

Christian lyre - 1846 - 80 pages
...Look to thy journey's end — the grave, And trust in Him whose arm can save. DM MOIR. DYING FRIENDS. OUR dying friends come o'er us like a cloud, To damp our brainless ardours, and abate The glare of life which often blinds the wise. Our dying friends are pioneers,...
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The journey of life

Catherine Sinclair - 1847
...us, the Christian looks to a compassionate Saviour with a certainty of receiving peace and sympathy. 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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Life of Rev. Joseph Snelling: Being a Sketch of His ..., Volume 69; Volume 117

Joseph Snelling - 1847 - 163 pages
...having taught a school there for more than fifty years. We three are all that remain of ten children. 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. What saith this transportation...
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Paradise Lost: In Twelve Parts. Night Thoughts on Life, Death and ...

John Milton, Edward Young - 1848
...It brings us more than triple aid ; an aid 275 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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