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" A thousand ages in Thy sight Are like an evening gone ; Short as the watch that ends the night, Before the rising sun. "
The Christian Psalmist: Or, Watt's Psalms and Hymns - Page 148
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The Complete Book of Hymns

William Petersen, Ardythe Petersen - Religion - 2015 - 704 pages
...order stood, Or earth received her frame, From everlasting Thou art God, To endless years the same. A thousand ages in Thy sight Are like an evening gone;...as the watch that ends the night, Before the rising sun. Time, like an ever-rolling stream, Bears all its sons away; They fly, forgotten, as a dream Dies...
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The Book of Hymns: A Fresh Anthology of Favourite Hymns

Martin Manser - Church music - 2006 - 288 pages
...order stood, Or earth received her frame, From everlasting Thou art God, To endless years the same. A thousand ages in Thy sight Are like an evening gone;...as the watch that ends the night Before the rising sun. Time, like an ever-rolling stream, Bears all its sons away; They fly forgotten, as a dream Dies...
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A Canticle for Liebowitz

2006
...HELP IN AGES PAST OUR HOPE FOR YEARS TO COME, OUR SHELTER FROM THE STORMY BLAST, AND OUR ETERNAL HOME: A THOUSAND AGES IN THY SIGHT ARE LIKE AN EVENING GONE; SHORT AS THE WATCH THAT ENDS THE NIGHT TIME, LIKE AN EVER-ROLLING STREAM, BEARS ALL ITS SONS AWAY: THEY FLY FORGOTTEN AS A DREAM DIES AT THE...
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Shirley

Charlotte Bronte - Fiction - 2006 - 396 pages
...customary sharp pace, that he might get beyond its reach. Thy word commands our 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 Short as the watch that ends' the night Before...
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Shirley

Charlotte Bronte - Fiction - 2006 - 472 pages
...customary sharp pace, that he might get beyond its reach. Thy word commands our 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 Short as the watch that ends' the night Before...
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Colossians

Jan Wells - Religion - 2007 - 160 pages
...order stood, or earth received her frame, from everlasting Thou art God, to endless years the same. A thousand ages, in Thy sight, are like an evening...as the watch that ends the night, before the rising sun. O God, our help in ages past, our hope for years to come, be Thou our guide while life shall last,...
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Zechariah

George L. Klein - Religion - 2008 - 475 pages
...order stood, Or earth received her frame, From everlasting Thou art God, To endless years the same. A thousand ages in Thy sight Are like an evening gone;...as the watch that ends the night Before the rising sun. Time, like an ever rolling stream, Bears all its sons away; They, fly forgotten, as a dream Dies...
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Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy - Authors, English - 2007 - 613 pages
...waste. Thou sweep'st us off as with a flood, We vanish hence like dreams . . . Watts (more diffusely): A thousand ages in Thy sight Are like an evening gone;...as the watch that ends the night Before the rising sun. Time, like an ever-rolling stream, Bears all its sons away; They fly forgotten, as a dream Dies...
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Feasting on the Word: Preaching the Revised Common Lectionary, Volume 1

David Lyon Bartlett, Barbara Brown Taylor - Religion - 2008 - 463 pages
...a vantage that begins to approach the way God knows the world. A stanza of a well-known hymn says, "A thousand ages in thy sight are like an evening...as the watch that ends the night before the rising sun." The flawed move being challenged is the equivalent of collapsing the promises of God onto the...
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