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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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Sermons of Rev. C.H. Spurgeon of London ...

Charles Haddon Spurgeon - 1883
...day. How can we do it better than by going to the house of mourning, where our friends lie dead. " 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. Our dying friends are...
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Extracts from various authors; and fragments of table-talk [ed. by E.L. Hussey].

Extracts - Quotations, English - 1883 - 217 pages
...the " Monument " set before us " the last appearance of the Christian in the House of Prayer." — 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. Our dying friends are...
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The Home Beyond: Or Views of Heaven, & Its Relation to Earth, by Over Four ...

Bishop Samuel Fallows - 1884 - 512 pages
...our thoughts of it. Then all 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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The Complete Preacher: Sermons Preached by Some of the Most Prominent ...

Isaac Kaufman Funk - Sermons - 1895
...is of great service before he is destroyed. Oh, what lessons some of us have learned from death ! " Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud to damp our brainless ardors ;" make us feel that these poor fleeting toys are not worth living for; that as others...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions, Volume 3

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1895
...of thought Resolves, and re-resolves, then dies the same, 02 THE DEATH OF FRIENDS. [From Niglt III.] 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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Pulpit and Grave: A Volume of Funeral Sermons and Addresses, from Leading ...

Funeral sermons - 1895 - 365 pages
...is of great service before he is destroyed. Oh, what lessons some of us have learned from death ! " Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud to damp our brainless ardors ;" make us feel that these poor fleeting toys are not worth living for ; that as others...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 39

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1896
...the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-resolves, — then dies the same. THE DEATH OF FRIENDS 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. Our dying friends are pioneers,...
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The English Poets

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1901
...of thought Resolves, and re-resolves, then dies the same, Q2 THE DEATH OF FRIENDS. [From Night III.] 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 World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science, Philosophy ...

Harry Thurston Peck - Literature - 1901
...the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-resolves, — then dies the same. THE DEATH OF FRIENDS. 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. Our dying friends are...
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The Writings and Speeches of Daniel Webster: Private correspondence

Daniel Webster - United States - 1903
...retain what we had. We have so hoped in vain. I can say with Young, in deep humiliation of soul, " Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud, To damp our brainless ardor, and abate That glare of life, which sometimes blinds the wise." Of the loss to you,...
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