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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 ? Oh ! why should the spirit of mortal be proud? "
Wisconsin Journal of Education - Page 191
1898
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The cabinet; or The selected beauties of literature [ed. by J ..., Volume 1

Cabinet - 1824 - 420 pages
...'Tis the twink of an eye, '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 — O why should the spirit of mortal be proud ! THE LAST HOURS or SIR WALTER RAWLEIGH. from il D'...
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The Poetical Melange

1828
...'Tis the tu ink of an eye, '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— 0 why should the spirit of mortal be proud ? DECISIVE CHARGE AT WATERLOO. On came the whirlwind —...
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Supplement to the Connecticut Courant: Containing Tales, Travels ..., Volume 3

1832
...surge. 'Tistbetwinkofaneye,'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— O why should the spirit of mortal be proud ! JCnor'j Songi ofltratt. Abridged from Lardner's Lectures...
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Christian Counsel to the Sick: With a Selection of Appropriate Hymns

Samuel Gover Winchester - 1833 - 144 pages
...surge. Tis the wink of an eye, '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 — O why should the spirit of mortal be proud ! Knox. TIME IS SHORT. THE time is short ! the season...
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The Millennial Harbinger, Volume 2

Alexander Campbell, Charles Louis Loos - 1838
...surge. Tis the wink of an eye, 'in 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—— Q! vhy should the spirit, of mortal be proud? > • THE NEW SERIES. VOLUME II -- NUMBER X. BETHANY,...
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The Court-partial, of 18--. A Tale of Military Life, Volume 1

Court-Partial - 1844
...surge, Tin the close of an eye, 'tis the draw 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 ! MONTGOMERY. I answered, if 'tis not amisi, I'd like...
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The Illustrated Book of Christian Ballads and Other Poems, Volume 6

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1844 - 164 pages
...'Tis the twink of an eye, '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 ! HMB. (Brief mas scut tljcc for tljri good. SOME there...
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The lonely hearth, the Songs of Israel, Harp of Zion, and other poems

William Knox - 1847 - 216 pages
...surge. Tis the twink of an eye, '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 — O why should the spirit of mortal be proud ! THE TRIUMPH OF DAVID. (1 SAMUEL, xviii. 7.) Go strike...
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The Sacred Poets of England and America: For Three Centuries

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1849 - 552 pages
...'Tis the twink of an eye, '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. YOUTH AND AGE. On ! Youth is like...
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Friendship, Love, and Truth: Containing Articles Illustrative of the ...

1849 - 288 pages
...'T is the twink of an eye, "t is 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: Then why should the spirit of mortal be proud ?" Farewell, city of the dead ! The setting sunbeams...
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