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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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A First Class Reader: Consisting of Extracts, in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - Readers (Secondary) - 1861 - 552 pages
...beholder Sighed for their sakes — that they should e'er grow older. 16 AN APOLOGY. — WR Spencer. Too late I staid : forgive the crime ; Unheeded flew...noiseless falls the foot of Time That only treads on flowers ! What eye with clear account remarks The ebbings of the glass, When all its sands are diamond...
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Folk Songs

John Williamson Palmer - Folk songs - 1861 - 466 pages
...love thee more and more. JAMES GRAHAME, MARQUIS OF MONTROSE. TOO LATE I STAYED. Too late I stayed — forgive the crime; Unheeded flew the hours : How noiseless falls the foot of Time That only treads on flowers ! And who, with clear account, remarks The cbbings of his glass, When all its sands are diamond...
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Things to be Remembered in Daily Life: With Personal Experiences and ...

John Timbs - Conduct of life - 1863 - 262 pages
...Hon. WRH Spencer has something akin to this in his " Lines to Lady A. Hamilton :" Too late I stay'd ; forgive the crime ; Unheeded flew the hours ; How...falls the foot of Time That only treads on flow'rs ! Edward Moore, in one of his pleasing Songs, thus points to these charming influences : Time still,...
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek ..., Volume 1

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1864
...lawless hearts, the joy of self-control. j. KEBLE r I ""OO late I've stayed, forgive the crime; -L unheeded flew the hours : how noiseless falls the foot of Time, that only treads on flowers! What eye with clear account remarks the ebbings of the glass, when all its sands are diamond...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 480 pages
...wind-beaten hill. The Exile of Erin. HON. WILLIAM ROBERT SPENCER. 1772-1884. Too late I stayed, — forgive the crime, — Unheeded flew the hours ; How noiseless falls the foot of time,f That only treads on flowers. Lines to Lady A. Hamilton. * Poets are the hierophants of an unapprehended...
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The wild garland; or, Curiosities of poetry, selected by I.J. Reeve, Volume 2

Isaac Jack Reeve - 1866
...HAMILTON. THE following lines were addressed to her by the late William Spencer : Too late I stayed ! 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 ebbings of his glass, When all its sands are diamond...
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Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets

Frederick Saunders - American poetry - 1866 - 376 pages
...fade, — Casa Wappy ! This favourite little lyric is by ROBERT C. SPENCER : — Too late I stayed ; forgive the crime ; unheeded flew the hours ; How noiseless falls the foot of Time that onlv treads on flowers ! What eye with clear account remarks the ebbing of his glass, When all its...
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Melodies and Madrigals: Mostly from the Old English Poets

Richard Henry Stoddard - Ballads, English - 1866 - 206 pages
...WILLIAM WORDSWORTH. TO THE LADY ANNE HAMILTON. Too late I ftayed — -forgive the crime, Unheeded ftew 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-sparks,...
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The Lovers' Dictionary: A Poetical Treasury of Lovers' Thoughts, Fancies ...

English poetry - 1867 - 789 pages
...weeping Alone, by the side of life's perilous stream. 44. TO THE LADY ANNE HAMILTON. TOO late I stay'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, \Vhen all its sands are diamond...
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Lyra Elegantiarum: A Collection of Some of the Best Specimens of Vers de ...

Frederick Locker-Lampson - English poetry - 1867 - 345 pages
...Love reasons much better than Reason. Thomas Moore. CCCVI. TO LADY ANNE HAMILTON. Too late I stay'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 di'mond...
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