The Passing of the Year Quotes
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Your mien is sad, your step is slow; You falter as a Sage in pain; (lines 13-14)
And wait to feel the old year go. (line 4)
This sober moment, sadly fraught With much of blame, with little praise. (line 7-8)
Art and Culture Quotes
Old Year! upon the Stage of Time You stand to bow your last adieu; (lines 9-10)
Memory and the Past Quotes
Yet turn, Old Year, before you go, And face your audience again. (line 15)
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