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Philip James Bailey

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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.
Life's but a means unto an end; that end
Beginning, mean, and end to all things, —God.
The dead have all the glory of the world.
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Scene v. A Country Town.

 
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