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Pleasant it is, when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters, to gaze from shore upon another's great tribulation; not becau ...
From the very fountain of enchantment there arises a taste of bitterness to spread anguish amongst the flowers.
So, when our mortal frame shall be disjoin'd,
The lifeless lump uncoupled from the mind,
--Nature whose heedless might,
Casts, like some shipwrecked sailor, the poor babe,
What has this bugbear Death to frighten man,
If souls can die, as well as bodies can?
Oh Science, lift aloud thy voice that stills
The pulse of fear,
When heaven and earth were in confusion hurl'd
For the debated empire of the world,
Thy seas in delicate haze
Go off; those mooned sands forsake their place;
It is my feeling that Time ripens all things; with Time all things are revealed; Time is the father of truth.
Time is flying, never to return.
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