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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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Christian Classics... with Notices Biographical and Critical, Volume 4

James Hamilton - 1859
...birth is nothing but our death begun ; As tapers waste, that instant they take fire. Boincj Jnents. 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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Moral and Religious Quotations from the Poets: Topically Arranged ...

Quotations - 1861 - 338 pages
...spirit's sight grows clearer; this was meant When Jesus touched the blind man's lids with clay. JE LOWELL. 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. Smitten friends YOUNO....
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THE HEAVENLY RECOGNITION; OR, AN EARNEST AND SCRIPTURAL DISCUSSION

H. HARBAUGH - 1861
...all our thoughts of it. Then our hearts transfer themselves to it, and live in it. Then, in faith, 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. Much is gained as help...
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English grammar. [With] Exercises on English grammar

William Jordan Unwin - 1862
...sunk. This man is wise. The large broad river fertilizes the country. The diligent boy is successful. " Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud To damp our brainless ardours." 2. Form twelve sentences, the subjects of which are modified by adjectives. 2....
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The British Poets, Volume 1

1866
...? 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 Complete Poetical Works of Edward Young: With Life ; Eight Steel Engravings

Edward Young - 1866 - 502 pages
...1 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 recognition of friends in Heaven, by the bishop of Ripon [and others, ed ...

Recognition - 1866
...all our thoughts of it. Then our hearts transfer themselves to it, and live in it. Then, in faith, " 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." Much is gained as help...
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Exposition of the Grammatical Structure of the English Language

John Mulligan - 1868
...white rose was the emblem oftho house of York. The red rose was the emblem of the house of Lancaster. " Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud To damp our brainless ardors.'' — Young. " Now morn, her rosy steps in the eastern clime Advancing, sowed the...
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In Memoriam; Mary Elizabeth Perry

1869 - 72 pages
...comfort that comes of looking forward rather than backward — in their darkness waiting for the sun. " 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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Not lost, but gone before: voices of the departed, after the mode of Richter ...

Not - Death - 1869
...ye that seek for treasures ; they are our treasures — living treasures — the SAINTED DEAD, (a) 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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