Lays of leisure hours. 2 vols. [in 1].

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Page 32 - WHETHER we smile or weep, Time wings his flight ; Days, hours, they never creep ; Life speeds like light. Whether we laugh or groan, Seasons change fast ; Nothing hath ever flown Swift as the past. Whether we chafe or chide, On is Time's pace ; Never his noiseless step Doth he retrace. Speeding, still speeding on, How, none can tell ; Soon will he bear us To heaven or hell.
Page 32 - Whether we smile or weep — Time keeps his flight — Hours, days, may seem to creep, Life speeds like Light ! Whether we laugh or groan, Seasons change fast ; Oh ! what hath ever flown Swift as the Past ? What though we chafe and chide, Time holds his pace ; No...

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