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" The number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall live. The night of time far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox? "
The Quarterly review - Page 360
1819
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Lord Lytton's Miscellaneous Works, Volume 9

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1875
...the flood ; and the recorded names ever since contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall live. The night of time...far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox ? Every honr adds unto that current arithmetic which scarce stands one moment. And since death...
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Quarterly Essays

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1875 - 389 pages
...the flood ; and the recorded names ever since contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall live. The night of time...far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox ? Every hour adds nnto that current arithmetic which scarce stands one moment. And since death...
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Typical selections from the best English authors, with ..., Volume 1

English authors - 1876
...the flood, and the recorded names ever since contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall live. The night of time...far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox ? Every hour adds unto that current arithmetick, which scarce stands one moment. And since...
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Classical English Reader: Selections from Standard Authors. With Explanatory ...

Henry Norman Hudson - 1877 - 452 pages
...found in the register of God, not in the record of man. The number of the dead long exceedeth all that live. The night of time far surpasseth the day ; and who knows when was the equinox ? Every hour adds to that current arithmetic, which scarce stands one moment. And since our...
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Thanatopsis and Other Poems

William Cullen Bryant - 1881 - 40 pages
...with a Homeric or Hebraic glimpse of the sea." — If. II. tftoildard. 48. " The number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall live. The night of time...far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox?" — Sir Thoinu* Browne's Uyd'/ivtajiMa. 50. " Tf I take* the wings of the morning, and dwell...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

1881 - 536 pages
...first story and the recorded names ever since contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall live. The night of time...far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox? Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic, which scarce stands one moment. And since death...
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A Text-book on English Literature: With Copious Extracts from the Leading ...

Brainerd Kellogg - 1882 - 478 pages
...first story, and the recorded names ever since contain not one living century.8 The number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall live. The night of time...far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox?2 Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic, which scarce stands one moment. And since death...
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Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend

Sir Thomas Browne - 1882 - 196 pages
...first story and the recorded names ever since contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall live. The night of time...far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox ? Every hour adds unto that current arithmetick, which scarce stands one moment. And since...
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A biographical history of English literature

John Daniel Morell - 1885
...story before the flood ; and the recorded names contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall live. The night of time...far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox ? 2 Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic which scarce stands one moment. And since...
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The Harvard Monthly, Volumes 27-28

1899
...portrait corresponds to the sitter. He was always strangely impressed with the fleetingness of things. "The night of time far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox?" At fifty-three, when he wrote Urn Burial, he had attained, in temperament, to all the ripeness...
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