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" JELL me, thou dust beneath my feet, Thou dust that once hadst breath ! Tell me how many mortals meet In this small hill of death ? The Mole, that scoops with curious toil Her subterranean bed, Thinks not she ploughs a human soil, And mines among the dead. "
The West Indies, and other poems - Page 104
by James Montgomery - 1810
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Memoirs of the life, ministry, and character of the rev. William Jones, with ...

William Jones, Richard Rymer - 1842
...spoils of time and mansions of the dead. On such occasions, my inquiring mind has asked,— ' Tell me, thou dust beneath my feet, Thou dust that once...breath ! Tell me, how many mortals meet In this small spot of death ? * Methinks this dust yet heaves with breath; Ten thousand pulses beat: Tell me, in...
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 496 pages
...shine : Then mine be the laurels of virtue alone. And the glories of Paradise mine. THE MOLE-HILL. TELL me, thou dust beneath my feet Thou dust that once...curious toil Her subterranean bed, Thinks not she plows a human soil, And mines among the dead. 1 Bilberries, cluster-berrics, and crano-berrifs. But,...
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The Poetical Works of James Montgomery

James Montgomery - English poetry - 1850 - 368 pages
...glories of Paradise mine. IS07. THE MOLE-HILL. TELL me, thon dust beneath my feet, Thou dust that onee hadst breath ! Tell me how many mortals meet In this small hill of death ? The mole that seoops with eurious toil Her subterranean bed, Thinks not she ploughs a human soil, And mines among...
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Wayside fragments; or, Wonders in common things, by the author of 'Peeps at ...

E W. P - 1852
...like him." THE MOLE-HILL IN A GEAVE-YARD. Tell me, thou dust beneath my feet, Thou dust that once had breath ! Tell me how many mortals meet In this small hill of death ? Where'er the mole turns up the ground My kindred earth I see ; Once every atom of this mound Lived,...
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Flowers of sacred poetry, selected by B. Richings

Benjamin Richings - 1855
...MOLE-HILL IN A CHURCH- YARD. TEIL me, thou dust beneath my feet, Thou dust that once hadst hreath ; Tell me how many mortals meet In this small hill of death ? Where'er the mole turns up the ground, My kindred earth I see ; Once every atom of the mound Lived,...
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Popular Geology: A Series of Lectures Read Before the Philosophical ...

Hugh Miller, Harriet Myrtle - Geology - 1859 - 423 pages
...become as remarkable for their sober propriety as for their beauty when employed here : " Tell me, them dust beneath my feet, Thou dust that once hadst breath,...how many mortals meet In this small hill of death? By wafting winds and flooding rains, From ocean, earth and sky, Collected, here the frail remains Of...
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Sketch Book of Popular Geology: Popular Geology: A Series of Lectures Read ...

Hugh Miller - Geology - 1859 - 423 pages
...flooding rains, From ocean, earth and sky, Collected, here the frail remains Of slumbering millions lie. The mole that scoops, with curious toil, Her subterranean bed, Thinks not she ploughs so rich a soil, And mines among the dead. But 0 ! where'er she turns the ground, My kindred earth I...
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Popular Geology: A Series of Lectures Read Before the Philosophical ...

Harriet Myrtle - Geology - 1859 - 423 pages
...molehill, become as remarkable for their sober propriety as for their beauty when employed here : " Tell me, thou dust beneath my feet, Thou dust that once hadst breath, — Tell mo how many mortals meet In this small hill of death? By wafting winds and flooding rains, From ocean,...
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Popular Geology

Hugh Miller - 1860
...remarkable for their sober propriety as for their beauty when employed here : 18* " Tell me, thoti dust beneath my feet, Thou dust that once hadst breath,...how many mortals meet In this small hill of death? By wafting winds and flooding rains, From ocean, earth and sky, Collected, here the frail remains Of...
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Poems of James Montgomery

James Montgomery - 1860 - 379 pages
...gathering gloom, May thy latest moments shine Through the night-fall of the tomb." THE MOLE-HILL. TELL me, thou dust beneath my feet, Thou dust that once hadst breath ! Tell me how many mortals meet Tn this small hill of death ? The mole that scoops with curious toil Her subterranean bed, Thinks not...
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