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" Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours ; And ask them, what report they bore to heaven : And how they might have borne more welcome news. "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 572
1838
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A Treatise on English Punctuation: With an Appendix, Containing Rules on the ...

John Wilson - 1899 - 362 pages
...a distinct and audible voice. And for us, erring, sinning men, it is greatly wise to listen, — " To talk with our past hours, And ask them what report...they bore to heaven, And how they might have borne mon welcome news." A SOFT ANSWKR TCRNETH AWAT WKATH. — The Borse in tht Pound, and the Cattle in...
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A Catalogue of Westminster Records Deposited at the Town Hall, Caxton Street ...

Westminster (London, England), John Edward Smith - 1900 - 280 pages
...STRAND, WC 1900. .-" ** '\ FRONTISPIECE (COLOURED) OF THE OVERSEERS' ACCOUNTS, 1616, INTRODUCTION. " Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And...news. Their answers form what men experience call ; If wisdom's friend, her best ; if not, worst foe." — YOUN(J. LLOWING for the intervening lapse...
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The Essentials of the English Sentence

Elias J. MacEwan - 1900 - 330 pages
...deserve well of mankind and render essential service to his country. 23. Tis greatly wise to talk to our past hours And ask them what report they bore to heaven. 24. I have always looked upon it as the worst condition of man's destiny, that persons are so often...
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The Cyclopedia of Oratory: A Handbook of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

W. V. Byars - 1901 - 616 pages
...injuries that they themselves procure Must be their schoolmasters. —Shakespeare: 'King Lear,* Act II. 'Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And...news. Their answers form what men experience call ; If wisdom's friend, her best ; if not, worst foe. — Youngi 'ffíght Thoughts* Experience, join'd...
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The Handbook of Oratory: A Cyclopedia of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

William Vincent Byars - 1901 - 614 pages
...injuries that they themselves procure Must be their schoolmasters. —Shakapeare: 'King Lear * Act II. 'Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And...news. Their answers form what men experience call ; If wisdom's friend, her best ; if not, worst foe. —Young, 'Night Thoughts* Experience, join'd with...
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The Life and Writings of Rufus C. Burleson: Containing a Biography of Dr ...

Rufus Columbus Burleson, Harry Haynes - 1901 - 920 pages
...doubtless who may read this will say, Amen. We will not forget the couplet in his annual family letter : " "Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And...And how they might have borne more welcome news." And when we change our citizenship in fact from earth to Heaven it will be welcome news to hear him...
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The Rational Memory

William Henry Groves - 1901 - 124 pages
...retired amidst a crowd, calm amidst distraction, and wise amidst folly." — ISAAC DISRAELI. " "Pis greatly wise to talk with our past hours; And ask...And how they might have borne more welcome news." — YOUNG. The third thing which we would mention as most helpful to the recalling of our knowledge...
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Thoughts

Jessie K. Freeman, Ladies of Fabiola Hospital Association, Fabiola hospital association, Oakland, Calif - 1901 - 182 pages
...and is therefore never to be tolerated so long as one can struggle against it. —Hamilton W. Mabie. 'Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours And 'ask them what report they bore to heaven. — Young's Night Thoughts. For the will and not the gift makes the giver. — Lessing. Write it on...
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English Grammar and Composition: For Higher Grades, Book 2

Gordon Augustus Southworth - 1901 - 356 pages
...puts to sea, his prayer is, " Keep me, my God, for my boat is so small and Thy ocean is so wide." 15. 'Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And ask them what report they bore to heaven. 16. Tha happiest man is he who, being above the troubles which money brings, has his hands the fullest...
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English Grammar and Composition: For Higher Grades, Book 2

Gordon Augustus Southworth - 1901 - 350 pages
...puts to sea, his prayer is, " Keep me, my God, for my boat is so small and Thy ocean is so wide." 15. 'Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And ask them what report they bore to heaven. 16. Tha happiest man is he who, being above the troubles which money brings, has his hands the fullest...
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