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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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Brief History, Salem Reformed Church, Allentown, Pa: 1875-1900

Allen R. Bartholomew - 1901 - 188 pages
...in the present, forgetful of the past, and heedless of the future. The poet has well written : — " Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours And ask them what report they bore to heaven." In the hope that we may all profit by a perusal of the wondrous growth of our church during the past...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1902 - 860 pages
...aim, At once he draws the sting of life and death : He walks with nature, and her paths are peace. e envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest to their...yield. Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ne*i Their answers form what men experience call ; If wisdom's friend her best, if not, worst foe....
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1902 - 864 pages
...aim, At once he draws the sting of life and death : He walks with nature, and her paths are peace. mmon whores and pickpockets, are only dangerous to...I ! Heavens defend me ! upon my honour Man. Upon y Their answers form what men experience call ; If wisdom's friend her best, if not, w orst foe. (From...
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Proverb Lore: Many Sayings, Wise Or Otherwise, on Many Subjects, Gleaned ...

Frederick Edward Hulme - 1902 - 290 pages
...ajrt, Ever the lower be thy hert." " Deme the best of every doute, Tyl the truthe be tryed out." t '"Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, and ask them what report they bore to heaven." "Think nought a trifle, though it small appear, sands make the mountain, moments make the year, and...
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Essentials of English Composition

Horace Sumner Tarbell, Martha Tarbell - 1902 - 306 pages
...are pivoted, or they may be grains of sand impeding and marring the works. — ARLO BATES. 38. 'T is greatly wise to talk with our past hours: And ask them, what report they bore to heaven. YOUNG. 39. Negligence is the rust of the soul, that corrodes through all her best resolves. — OWEN...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

1903 - 1186 pages
...Heaven invites, Hell threatens. Line 292. Whose yesterdays look backwards with a smile. Line 334. 'T is greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And ask them what report they bore to heaven. Line 376. Thoughts shut up want air, And spoil, like bales unopen'd to the sun. Line 466, How blessings...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1903 - 1186 pages
...Heaven invites, Hell threatens. Line 202. Whose yesterdays look backwards with a smile. Line 334. 'T is greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And ask them what report they bore to heaven. Line 370. Thoughts shut up want air, And spoil, like bales unopen'd to the sun. Line 466, How blessings...
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The Elements of English Grammar

William Franklin Watson - 1904 - 244 pages
...To have a thankless child ! 13. I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark. 14. 'T is greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And ask them what report they bore to heaven. 15. Being in a ship is like being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. 16. So have I heard...
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Elements of English Grammar

William Franklin Webster, Alice Woodworth Cooley - 1904 - 246 pages
...To have a thankless child ! 13. I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark. 14. 'T is greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And ask them what report they bore to heaven. 15. Being in a ship is like being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. 16. So have I heard...
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English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order with Copius Illustrations ...

George Crabb - 1904 - 870 pages
...moment. Tis greatly wise to talk with our post hours, And ask them, what report they bore to heav'n, And how they might have borne more welcome news: Their answers form what men efptritnc.f call. Tocwt. It is good also not to try eacptrimtftiht in stales, except the necessity...
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