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" tis the draught of a breath — From the blossom of health to the paleness of death, From the gilded saloon to the bier and the shroud: — Oh ! why should the spirit of mortal be proud ? WILLIAM KNOX. "
Notes and Queries - Σελίδα 129
1901
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John Bawtree Harvey - 1862
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...the tear, the song and the dirge, Still follow each other, like surge upon surge. 'Tis the wink of an eye, 'tis the draught of a breath ; From the blossom...the shroud — Oh why should the spirit of mortal be proud ? No one was more modest than he. Look at the record of his life as furnished by himself,...

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...from life to his rest in the grave." The closing stanza is as follows : — " 'Tis the twink of an eye, 'tis the draught of a breath, From the blossom...and the shroud: Oh ! why should the spirit of mortal be proud? " There may well be added to this chapter the following letter written by the President to...

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