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" Twenty-seven names make up the 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... "
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A History of English Prose Rhythm

George Saintsbury - 1912 - 489 pages
...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 [ must be j the Lucina | of life, | and even Pagans | could doubt, | whether 'thus | to live, | were to die....
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The English Essay and Essayist

Hugh Walker - 1915 - 343 pages
...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....to live were to die; since our longest sun sets at right.descensions, and makes but winter arches, and therefore it cannot be long before we lie down...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 792 pages
...adds unto that current arithmetie, which scarce stands one moment. And since death must be the Lucina6 ce at Seint Jame, and at Coloigne declensions, and makes but winter arches, and therefore it cannot be long before we lie down in darkness,...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 828 pages
...The night of time far surpasscth the day; and who knows when was the equinox? Every hour adds unto hes and receives. 3 LINES COMPOSED A FEW MILES ABOVE TINTERN ABBEY, ON REVISITING THE BAN 6 of life, and even Pagans could doubt whether thus to live were to die; since our longest sun sets...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - 1916 - 962 pages
...equinox? Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic, which .scarce stands one moment. And since u With something of a lofty utterance dressed; Choice word, and measured phras jto live were to die; since our longest sun xsets at right descensions, and makes but Jwinter arches,...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892).

John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 792 pages
...The night of time far surpasseth the day ; and who knows when was the equinox? Every hour adds unto ss and crownless in Lucina6 of life, and even Pagans could doubt whether thus to live were to die ; since our longest sun...
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The Writing and Reading of Verse

Clarence Edward Andrews - 1918 - 327 pages
...occasionally rime. An analysis of one more sentence from Urn Burial will show these characteristics: And since death 'must be the Lucina of life, and even...longest sun sets at right descensions, and makes but whiter arches, and therefore it cannot be long before we lie down in darkness, and have our light in...
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English Prose, Volume 1

William Peacock - 1931 - 630 pages
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Hydriotaphia

Sir Thomas Browne - 1922 - 146 pages
...^Equinox? Every houre addes unto .that fcurrefttr?tnthmetique. fwEct)fr scarce stands one moment. AndTsince death must be the Lucina of life, and even Pagans could doubt whether thus to live, were to die;^Since^ur longest Sun sets at right descensions, and makes but winter arches, and therefore it...
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Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: Containing the Inspired and Inspiring ...

Elbert Hubbard - 1923 - 288 pages
...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....descensions, and makes but winter arches, and therefore it can not be long before we lie down in darkness and have our light in ashes; since the brother of Death...
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