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" The every-day cares and duties, which men call drudgery, are the weights and counterpoises of the clock of time, giving its pendulum a true vibration, and its hands a regular motion ; and when they cease to hang upon the wheels, the pendulum no longer... "
Hyperion and Kavanagh - Page 327
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1886 - 417 pages
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Kavanagh

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1849
...as the grim statues of Copan have been 1 pushed from their pedestals by the growth of forest trees, whose seeds were sown by the wind in the ruined walls....same object, seen from the three different points of view—the past, the present, and the future, often exhibits three different faces to us; like those...
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American Review : a Whig Journal of Politics, Literature, Art and ..., Volume 10

Philosophy - 1849
...Truth, as the grim statues of Copan have been pushed from their pedestals by the growth of forest-tress, whose seeds were sown by the wind in the ruined walls....duties, which men call drudgery, are the weights and counterpoise! of the clock of time, giving its pendulum a true vibration, and its hands a regular motion...
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The internal management of a country bank, letters by Thomas Bullion

George Rae - 1850
...COUNTRY BANK: SERIES OF LETTERS ON THE FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES OF A BRANCH MANAGER. BY THOMAS BULLION. " The every-day cares and duties. which men call drudgery....of time. giving its pendulum a true vibration and ita hands a regular motion." — LONGFELLOW'S Kft.VANA.OH. LONDON: R. GROOMBRIDGE <fc SONS, 5, PATERNOSTER...
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Great Truths by great Authors

1856
...Methought I saw a thousand fearful wrecks, A thousand men, that fishes gnaw'd upon. fi, — Longfellow. every-day cares and duties, which men call drudgery,...the hands no longer move, the clock stands still. T>EOPLE say, "Do not regard what he says, now he is in liquor." Perhaps it is the only time he ought...
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Kavanagh, illustr. by B. Foster

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1858
...heavenly bodies. Many readers judge of the power of a book by the shock it gives their feelings,—as some savage tribes determine the power of muskets...same object, seen from the three different points of view,—the Past, the Present, and the Future,—often exhibits three different faces to us ; like...
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The new handbook of illustration; or, Treasury of themes, meditations [&c ...

E S. P - 1874
...more." — Cowper. Life's Cares. — The every-day cares and duties of life, which men call drndgery, are the weights and counterpoises of the clock of...the hands no longer move, the clock stands still. — Longfellow. Treasuring up Oares. — Last week I met a brother who, describing a friend of his,...
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The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections ...

Phineas Garrett - Readers - 1878
...of laughter ; is he not also the only one that deserves to be laughed at ? GreeiUe. The every -day cares and duties, which men call drudgery, are the...regular motion ; and when they cease to hang upon its wheels, the pendulum no longer swings, the hands no longer move, the clock stands still. Longfellow....
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Jehiel Keeler Hoyt - Quotations - 1882 - 899 pages
...LONGFELLOW— Morítiirí Saiutamiu. Line 240. The every-day cares and duties, which men call drudgery, aro the weights and counterpoises of the clock of time,...the hands no longer move, the clock stands still. q. LONGFELLOW — Kavanagh. Ch. ХШ. Time has laid his hand Upon my heart, gently, not smiting it,...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Jehiel Keeler Hoyt - Quotations - 1882 - 899 pages
...late Till the tired heart shall cease to palpitate. p. LONGFELLOW— Murituri Halutamus. Line 240. The every-day cares and duties, which men call drudgery, are the weights nml counterpoises of the clock of time, givina its pendulum a true vibration, and its haml* a regular...
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Gems for the Fireside: Comprising the Most Unique, Touching, Pithy, and ...

Otis Henry Tiffany - 1883 - 908 pages
...still remains. (Bovee. By the street of " By-and-by " one arrives at the house of " Never." (Cervantes. The every-day cares and duties, which men call drudgery,...the hands no longer move, the clock stands still. (Longfellow. Threefold the stride of Time, from first to last! Loitering slow, the Future creepeth...
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