A thousand ages in thy sight are like an evening gone, short as the watch that ends the night before the rising sun. 5 Time, like an ever-rolling stream, bears all its sons away; they fly forgotten, as a dream dies at the opening day. A Liturgy for the Use of a Christian Church - Pągina 453per Chandler Robbins - 1861 - 110 pąginesVisualització completa
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...flesh, "To dust Return ye sons of men:" All nations rose from earth at first And turn to earth again. A thousand ages in thy sight Are like an evening gone,...the watch that ends the night Before the rising sun. The busy tribes of flesh and blood, With all their lives and cares, Are carried downward by thy Hood,...