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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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Popular Geology: A Series of Lectures Read Before the Philosophical ...

Hugh Miller - Geology - 1860 - 423 pages
...beauty when employed here : 18* " Tell me, then dnst beneath my feet, Thou .hi' i that once luidst breath, — Tell me 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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the recreations of a country parson

1861
...vestiges of these untold millions have gone. It is entitled Lines to a Molehill in a Churchyard. Tell me, thou dust beneath my feet, — Thou dust that...curious toil Her subterranean bed, Thinks not she plows a human soil, And mines among the dead. Yet, whereso'er she turns the ground, My kindred earth...
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The Recreations of a Country Parson

Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd - Clergy - 1861 - 382 pages
...vestiges of these untold millions have gone. It is entitled Lines to a Molehill in a Churchyard. Tell me, thou dust beneath my feet, — Thou dust that...mole, that scoops with curious toil Her subterranean hed, Thiuks not she plows a human soil, And mines among the dead. Yet, whereso'er she turns the ground,...
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Poems, to which is added a memoir of the author

James Montgomery - 1861
...shine : Then mine be the laurels of virtue alone, And the glories of Paradise mine. THE MOLEHILL. TELL me, thou dust beneath my feet, Thou dust that once hadst breath I Tell me how many mortals meet In this small hill of death ? The mole that scoops with curious toil...
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Faith and practice, a selection of sermons

Francis Pigou - 1865
...seed. "All that tread the globe are but a handful to the tribes that slumber in its bosom." " Tell me, thou dust beneath my feet, Thou dust that once...many mortals meet In this small hill of death ?" The earth is broadcast and thickly sown with the germs of the future and spiritual harvest. Like seed cast...
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Works: Popular geology

Hugh Miller - 1865
...sober propriety as for their beauty when employed here : 18* " Tell me, thon dust beneath my feet, Thon dust that once hadst breath,— Tell me 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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Lyra sacra, being a collection of hymns ancient and modern, odes and ...

Bourchier Wrey Savile - 1865
...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 oh ! where'er she turns the ground, My kindred earth...
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Sketch-book of Popular Geology

Hugh Miller - Geology - 1869 - 356 pages
...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...
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The Recreations of a Country Parson, Volume 2

Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd - 1870
...vestiges of these untold millions have gone. It is entitled Lines to a Molehill in a Churchyard. Tell me, thou dust beneath my feet, — Thou dust that...this small hill of death. The mole, that scoops with curioua toil Her subterranean bed, Thinks not she plows a human soil, And mines among the dead. i'et,...
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Sketch-book of Popular Geology

Hugh Miller - Geology - 1872 - 356 pages
...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...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...
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