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" Art is long and Time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave, Still, like muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to the grave. "
VOICES OF THE DEAD - Page 123
by JOHN CUMMING - 1854
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The Sunday School Repository, Or, Teachers' Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 8

Sunday school teachers - 1813
...the habitations of the dead ! " Life is short, and time is fleeting, And our hearts, thongh strong and brave, Still, like muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to the grave." Does the shuttle cease to ply, when the web has been fully woven ? In like manner, when the great web...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 43

1844
...destined end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. Art is long, and time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave,...muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to the grave. In the world's broad field of battle, In the bivouac of Life, Be not like dumb, driven cattle ! Be...
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The Tract Magazine and Christian Miscellany

Christian life - 1862
...this morning, I could not help thinking of those lines in the psalm : " ' Our hearts, though strong and brave, Still, like muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to the grave.' " " Well, dear Annie, returned her mother, smiling, though it is right and needful to meditate sometimes...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 12

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1838
...end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. IT. Art is long, and time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave,...muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to the grave. In the world's broad field of battle, In the bivouac of Life, Be not like dumb, driven cattle I Be...
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Voices of the Night

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Digital images - 1839 - 144 pages
...end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. •< Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave,...muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to the grave. In the world's broad field of battle, In the bivouac of Life, Be not like dumb, driven cattle ! Be...
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Christian Civilization: An Address Delivered Before the Athenian Society of ...

James Handasyd Perkins - Christian civilization - 1840 - 26 pages
...would be His followers, be prepared to take up each his cross, and follow Him : "Art is long, and Time is fleeting: And our hearts, though stout and brave,...muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to the grave. Let us, then, be up and doing, With a heart for any fate, Still achieving, still pursuing, iearn to...
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The Bowdoin Poets

Edward Payson Weston - American poetry - 1840 - 188 pages
...Eden fringe it round. LINES ON THE DEATH OF BB THATCHER. BY ISAAC M'LELLAN. JR. Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave,...muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to the grave. LONGFELLOW, HARK ! the funeral bell is tolling — Calling to the grave's retreat ; And the funeral...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 28

Unitarianism - 1840
...destined end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. " Art is long, and time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave,...muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to the grave. " In the world's broad field of battle, In the bivouac of life, Be not like dumb, driven cattle ! Be...
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The North American Review, Volume 50

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - American fiction - 1840
...to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. " Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stoiit and brave, Still, like muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to the grave. " In the world's broad field of battle, In the bivouac of Life, Be not like dumb, driven cattle ! Be...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1842
...destined end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Finds us farther than to.day. Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave,...muffled drums are beating Funeral marches to the grave. In the world's broad field of battle, In the bivouac of Life, Be not like dumb, driven cattle! Be a...
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