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" We live in deeds, not years ; in thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most — feels the noblest — acts the best... "
Annual Report of the Secretary of the State Board of Agriculture of the ... - Page 644
by Michigan. State Board of Agriculture - 1899
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 504 pages
...thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives, Who thinks most ; feels the noblest ; acts the best. And he whose heart beats quickest lives the longest: Lives in one hour more than in years do some Whose...
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The Churchman's companion, Volume 9

1851
...thoughts, not breaths : In feelings, not in figures on a dial : We should count time by heart throbs : he most lives, Who thinks most : feels the noblest : acts the best." The good chaplain had placed before my Lady Winifred in its true light, the crime she had committed ; she...
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Festus: A Poem

Philip James Bailey - 1847 - 416 pages
...thoughts, not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most — feels the noblest — acts the best. Life's but a means unto an end — that end, Beginning, mean and end to all things — God. The dead...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...thoughts, not breaths — In feelings, not in figures on a dial ; — We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives, Who thinks most — feels the noblest — acts the best. BAILEY'S Festus. 25. Slow pass our days in childhood — every day Seems like a century ; rapidly they...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...thoughts, not breaths — In feelings, not in figures on a dial ; — We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives, Who thinks most — feels the noblest — acts the best. BAILEY'S Feslus. 25. Slow pass our days in childhood — every day Seems like a century ; rapidly they...
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Essays and Reviews ...

Edwin Percy Whipple - American literature - 1848 - 360 pages
...thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives, Who thinks most ; feels the noblest ; acts the best ; And he whose heart beats quickest lives the longest ; Lives in one hour more than in years do some...
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The School Reader. Fifth Book: Designed as a Sequel to Sanders' Fouth Reader ...

Charles Walton Sanders, Joshua Chase Sanders - Readers - 1848 - 456 pages
...thoughts', not breaths',— In feel'ings, not in fig'ures on a di'nl. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives, Who thinks most, — feels the noblest, — acts the best. 3. I come to bury' Cesar, not to praise' him. 4. It is not the business of virtue. to extir'pate the...
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The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany

Liberalism (Religion) - 1849
...""" ABT. IX.— REV. HIRAM WITHINGTO^.. .. fr . / Jv f IF it be true, as the poet tells us, that " he most lives Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best," the lamented brother whose name we have placed at the head of this article deserves respectful and tender...
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Journal of the Chemical Society, Volume 69

Chemical Society (Great Britain) - Chemistry - 1896
...thoughts not breaths, In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should couut time by heart throbs, lie most lives Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best." The History of tlie Royal College of Chemistry and Reminiscences cf Ifofmann's Professorship. By Sir FA...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D ..., Volume 2

David Thomas
...thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most — feels the noblest — acts the best." Secondly. The true interests of life. What are they ? Secular possessions ? mental attainments ? social...
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