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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 Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1882 - 882 pages
...ROBERT WILLIAM SPENCER. THE SPEED OF HAPPY HOURS. Too late 1 stayed— foi-yivc the crimeUnheeded new the hours : How noiseless falls the foot of Time That only treads on flowers! And who. with clear account, remarks The ebbings of his glass, When all its sands are diamond...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: And Selections from My Favourite Poets and ...

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1883 - 516 pages
...flower ; and in their kind they are exquisite, Look at the fancy and finish of these stanzas ! TO TUB LADY ANNE HAMILTON.* Too late I staid, forgive the...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 Bands are diamond...
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Pretty miss Neville, Volume 3

Bithia Mary Croker - 1883
...HIM 174 CHAPTER XIII, THE PROPOSAL 217 PRETTY MISS NEVILLE. CHAPTER I. PECCAVI. Too late I stayed — forgive the crime — Unheeded flew the hours. How...noiseless falls the foot of Time, That only treads on flowers ! I AM afraid that when people come to the end of this chapter they will also arrive at the...
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Gems for the Fireside: Comprising the Most Unique, Touching, Pithy, and ...

Otis Henry Tiffany - English literature - 1883 - 912 pages
...(Washington Irving. God has commanded time to console the unhappy. (Joubert. Too late I stayed, — forgive the crime; Unheeded flew the hours, How noiseless falls the foot of time That only treads on flowers ! (Spencer. I see that time divided is never long, and that regularity abridge? all things....
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...conceal. Jfvtto to Puemi written in Later Life. WILLIAM ROBERT SPENCER. 1770-1834. Too late I stayed, — forgive the crime, — Unheeded flew the hours ; How noiseless falls the foot of time,6 That only treads on flowers. Lines to Lady A. Hamilton. 1 And Iliad and Odyssey Rose to the...
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The Golden Gift

English poetry - 1884 - 68 pages
...together — Oh, what shall part us now ? AN APOLOGY. BY WILLIAM ROBERT SPENCER. 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 ebbings of his glass, When all its sands are diamond-sparks...
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Poetic Pearls: With Notes and Illustrations

Richard S. Rhodes - American poetry - 1885 - 407 pages
...As if his rest had been a breathing sleep. TO THE LADY ANNE HAMILTON. WE 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 ebbing of his glass, When all its sands are diamond...
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The Royal Gallery of Poetry and Art: An Illustrated Book of the Favorite ...

Nathan David Thompson - American poetry - 1886 - 19 pages
...POUTER THOMPSON. "Too late I stayed, — forgive the crime." TOO LATE I STAYED. 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 ebbings of its glass, When all its sands are diamond...
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Lyria Elegantiarum: A Collection of Some of the Best Specimens of Vers de ...

Frederick Locker-Lampson - English poetry - 1889 - 360 pages
...reasons much better than Reason. Thomas Moore. cccxxxn. 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 I What eye with clear account remarks The ebbing of his glass, When all its sands are di'mond...
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A Treasury of Favorite Poems

Walter Learned - American poetry - 1891 - 390 pages
...singing, " True lovers don't sever !" THOMAS OSBORNE DAYIS. 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 ebbings of his glass, When all its sands are diamond...
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