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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. "
Public addresses, ed. by J.E.T. Rogers - Page 452
by John Bright - 1879
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Mother's Magazine, Volume 6

Family & Relationships - 1838
...the propriety of looking back upon the past, and inquiring how it has been spent. Dr. Young says, " 'Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, and ask them what report they've borne to Heaven, and how they might have borne more welcome news." Is the report of our past...
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Scripture references illustrated with sacred poetry, compiled by two Sabbath ...

John N Woodroffe - 1839
...Who cannot rest till he good fellows find, He breaks up house, turns out of doors his mind. Herbert. 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. SELF-EXAMINATION. Young. Psalm iv. 4; Ixxvii. 6. Lam. iii....
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Night thoughts on life, death, and immortality. [Followed by] A paraphrase ...

Edward Young - 1839 - 273 pages
...took fire; A moment, and the world's blown up to thee ; The sun is darkness, and the stars are dust. '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. Their answers form what men experience call; If Wisdom's friend,...
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Holme park, or, The reverses of fortune

Mary Jane Sheild - 1839
...account. to pass. We mark their progress would it were ever so, and that we did indeed remember, " 'Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And ask them what report they bore to heaven." YOUNG. We talk and too often think of them, as of the language of poetry ; but did we really remember...
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An enlarged edition of Murray's abridged English grammar, by dr. [J.A.] Giles

Lindley Murray - 1839
...fond pursuit to shun, Where few can reach their purposed aim, And thousands daily are undone. 'T is greatly wise to talk with our past hours ; And ask them what report they bore to Heav'n. All nature is but art, unknown to thee ; All chance, direction which thou canst not see ; All...
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Abridgment of English grammar: comprehending the principles and rules of the ...

Lindley Murray - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1839 - 100 pages
...the fond pursuit to shun, Where few can reach their purpos.d aim, And thousands daily ore undone. Tin greatly wise to talk with our past hours ; And ask them what report they bore to Heuv.n. All nature is but art, unknown to thee ; All chance, direction which them canst not see ; All...
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Memoir of the Rev. Alexander Waugh: With Selections from His Epistolary ...

James Hay, Henry Belfrage - 1839 - 473 pages
...death familiar to our minds, although he be the king of terrors, and stimulate ourselves to converse with our past hours, and ask them what report they bore to heaven, and how they might have borne more welcome news. But, alas, how epidemical is this distemper ! 'all men...
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The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance

Fashion
...presented, nor his progeny in the concrete objects to which they were reduced The well-known couplet " ' Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours And ask them what report they've borne to heaven," is represented by hours, " drawn as aerial and shadowy beings," some of whom...
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Memoir of the Rev. Alexander Waugh: With Selections from His Epistolary ...

James Hay, Henry Belfrage - 1839 - 473 pages
...to our minds, although he be the king of terrors, and stimulate ourselves to converse with our post hours, and ask them what report they bore to heaven, and how they might have borne more welcome news. But, alas, how epidemical is this distemper! 'all men...
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Around the world: a narrative of a voyage in the East India ..., Volume 1

Robert Burts - Voyages around the world - 1840
...scroll in his and. The effect is said to be very solemn, and above the painting are these lines : " 'Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And ask them what report they bore to heaven." " I think," continued our host, " that we must be less quarrelsome than Christians, for we have no...
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