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" Lochiel, beware of the day ! For, dark and despairing, my sight I may seal, But man cannot cover what God would reveal : 'Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, And coming events cast their shadows before. "
The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell: Including Poland &c - Page 160
by Thomas Campbell - 1841 - 309 pages
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20

1867 - 1052 pages
...Campbell has given us the following anecdote with respect to the oft-quoted lines, " T is the sunset nf life gives me mystical lore, And coming events cast their shadows before." The happy thought first presented itself to his mind during a visit at Minto. He had gone early to...
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Proceedings of the Annual Session of the Bar Association of Tennessee

Tennessee Bar Association - 1905 - 1206 pages
...excelling the most extravagant dreams of fifty years ago. In this connection I think of these lines : " 'Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore And coming events cast their shadows before." Apply the test of social purity and he stood four square to every temptation that besets weak human...
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Educational Foundations: A Text Book for the Professional Teacher, Volume 26

1914 - 592 pages
...English writer contracted the opium habit from taking the drug to relieve tooth-ache? 619. Who said: " 'Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, And coming events cast their shadow before"? 620. What Scottish poet was a great society favorite? 621. Who wrote "Eben Holden"?...
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Englische Studien, Volume 48

Eugen Kölbing, Johannes Hoops, Reinald Hoops - 1915 - 504 pages
...Another trace of Wallenstein influence is also seen in Campbell's Lochiel's Warning2} vvhere the couplet "Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore And coming events cast their shadows before. is said to be borrowed from Wallenstein's Wie sich der sonne scheinbild in dem dunstkreis Malt, eh'...
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Report of the ... Annual Meeting of the Maryland State Bar ..., Volume 20

Maryland State Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association. Meeting - 1915 - 340 pages
...for this purpose and I have not seen the Hamilton case for some time. The President : I might say : The sunset of life gives me mystical lore, And coming events cast their shadows before. I think we will have this question considered further. Mr. Whitelock : You will hear about it at Annapolis....
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Ulysses Annotated: Notes for James Joyce's Ulysses

Don Gifford, Robert J. Seidman - 1988 - 704 pages
...of his prince, and goes to his death. The wizard's last warning begins: "Lochiel, Lochiel, beware of day! / For, dark and despairing my sight I may seal,...lore, / And coming events cast their shadows before" (lines 52-56). 8.527-28 (165:33). AE: What does that mean? - George William Russell's pen name, which,...
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Karma Manual: 9 Days to Change Your Life

Jonn Mumford - 1999 - 220 pages
...One Wko IWM or U tkti person, — fli tembli| Line four: Proceii Tmo Wk&t MM your father's Life? A Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, and coming events cast their shadows before. — Thomas Campbell, 1777-1844 Lochiel's Warning j PRflRflBDHf) KflRfllfl Sprouted Karma The third...
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The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary

Ambrose Bierce - 2010 - 438 pages
..."Deshabille." Presentiment ] The verse is a parody of "Lochiel's Warning" by Thomas Campbell (17771844): "'Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, / And coming events cast their shadows before." Preside ] Another of AB's grammatical bugbears. See WR 52-53: "'Professor Swackenhauer presided at...
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The Good Housekeeping Hostess: An Old-Fashioned Guide to Gracious Living

Good housekeeping - 2003 - 336 pages
...we lift the future's sable shroud!" "Fortune is merry, And in this mood will jjive us anything." " 'Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, And coming events cast their shadows before." "This day we fashion Destiny, our web of Fate we spin." "Who can answer where any road leads to?" "There...
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Factory Lives: Four Nineteenth-Century Working-Class Autobiographies

James R. Simmons, Jr - 2007 - 500 pages
...to know whose remains it contained. On coming to the 1 Thomas Campbell (1777-1844), Scottish poet. "Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, and coming events cast their shadows before," from the poem "Lochiel's Warning" (1801). 2 Shakespeare, Macbeth HI.ii.23, "Duncan is in his grave;...
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