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" I'll never grudge my pains or toil, But pity the dull squires, my neighbours. George Ellis. TO LADY ANNE HAMILTON TOO late I stayed, forgive the crime, — Unheeded flew the hours; How noiseless falls the foot of Time That only treads on flowers! "
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The Metropolitan: A Monthly Magazine, Devoted to Religion ..., Volume 4

1856
...marked countenance expressed the qualities of his mind and the virtues of his heart." Too LATE I said: forgive the crime; Unheeded flew the hours. How noiseless falls the foot of time, That only treads on flowers. What eye with clear account remarks The ebbing of the glass, When all its sands are diamond...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 358 pages
...very Heaven. HON. WILLIAM ROBERT SPENCER. 1770-1834. Lines to Lady A. Hamilton. Too late I stayed, — forgive the crime; Unheeded flew the hours. How noiseless falls the foot of time, That only treads on flowers ! SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE. 1772-1834. The Ancient Mariner. Part i. And the Spring comes slowly...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1857 - 376 pages
...flower ; and in their kind they are exquisite. Look at the fancy and the finish of these stanzas ! TO THE LADY ANNE HAMILTON.* Too late I staid, forgive...noiseless falls the foot of Time That only treads on flowers ! What eye with clear account remarks The ebbing of his glass, When all its sands are diamond...
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The Intermediate Standard Speaker: Containing Pieces for Declamation in ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1857 - 432 pages
...better spring less bitter fruit bring forth ! BYRON. XCL — TOO LATE I STAYED. Too late I stayed — forgive the crime ; Unheeded flew the hours ; —...noiseless falls the foot of Time That only treads on flowers ! What eye with clear account remarks The ebbing of his glass, When all its sands are diamond...
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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 1808

Robert Aris Willmott - American poetry - 1857 - 398 pages
...crime, Unheeded flew the hours ; How noiseless foils the foot of Time That only treads on flowers ! What eye with clear account remarks The ebbing of his glass, When all its sands are diamond sparks That dazzle as they pass ! Ah ! who to sober measurement Time's happy swiftness brings,...
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Belle Brittan on a Tour: At Newport, and Here and There

Hiram Fuller - United States - 1858 - 359 pages
...universal heart of humanity. But I am lingering too long at the ball (not the bowl). " Too late I've staid — forgive the crime — Unheeded flew the...noiseless falls the foot of Time That only treads on flowers." The most missed person at Lady Napier's was Miss Lane, the lady of the " White House." She...
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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Robert Aris Willmott, Evert Augustus Duyckinck - American poetry - 1858 - 616 pages
...and see Your happy, happy orphan boy. WILLIAM SPENCER TO THE LADY ANNE HAMILTON. Too late I stny'd, forgive the crime, Unheeded flew the hours ; How noiseless falls the foot of Time That only treads on flowers! What eye with clear account remarks The ebbing of his glass, When all its sands are diamond...
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Belle Brittan on a Tour: At Newport, and Here and There

Hiram Fuller - United States - 1858 - 359 pages
...of humanity. But I am lingering too long at the ball (not the bowl). " Too late I've staid—forgive the crime— Unheeded flew the hours, How noiseless falls the foot of Time That only treads on flowers." The most missed person at Lady Napier's was Miss Lane, the lady of the " White House." She...
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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Robert Aris Willmott, Evert Augustus Duyckinck - American poetry - 1858 - 616 pages
...boy. WILLIAM SPENCER TO THE LADY ANNE HAMILTON. Too late I stay'd, forgive the crime, Unheeded flow the hours; How noiseless falls the foot of Time That only treads on flowers! What eye with clear aecount remarks The ebbing of his glass, When all its sands are diamond...
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Make Your Game, Or, The Adventures of the Stout Gentleman, the Slim ...

George Augustus Sala - 1860 - 266 pages
...any birds. However, we enjoyed ourselves thoroughly. What says the poet ? " ' Too late I stayed, — forgive the crime, Unheeded flew the hours ; How noiseless falls the foot of Time, That only treads on flowers ! " ' \V~hat eye with clear account remarks The ebbing of his glass, When all its sands are...
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