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" And lovers' songs shall turn to holy psalms : A man at arms must now sit on his knees, And feed on prayers that are old age's alms. And so from court to cottage I depart: My saint is sure of mine unspotted heart. "
Reuben Apsley. By the author of Brambletye house - Page 135
by Horace Smith - 1827
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

Books - 1799
...helmet now shall make an hive for bees, And lover's song» shall turn to holy psalms, A man at arms must now sit on his knees, And feed on prayers, that are old age's alms. And so from court to cottage I depart, My saint is sure of mine unspotted heart." There is a curious...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 29

1799
...helmet now shall make an hive for bees, . And lover's songs shall turn to holy psalms, A man at anus must now sit on his knees, And feed on prayers, that are old age's alms. And so from court to cottage I depart, My saint is sure of mine unspotted heart." There is a curious...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed an ..., Volume 1

George Ellis - English poetry - 1803 - 458 pages
...strength, and youth, flowers fading been, Duty, faith, love, are roots, and ever green. A man at arms must now sit on his knees, And feed on prayers, that are old age's alms. And so from court to cottage I depart ; My saint is sure of mine unspotted heart. And when I sadly...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets,: To which is Prefixed, an Historical ...

George Ellis - English poetry - 1811
...and strength, andyouth,flowersfadingbeen, Duty, faith, love, are roots, and ever green. A man at arms must now sit on his knees, And feed on prayers, that are old age's alms. And so from court to cottage I depart ; My saint is sure of mine unspotted heart. And when I sadly...
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The picture gallery explored; or, An account of various ancient customs and ...

Picture gallery - 1824 - 200 pages
...helmet now shall make a hive for bees, And lover's songs shall turn to holy psalms ; A man at arms must now sit on his knees, And feed on prayers that are old age's alms; And so, from court to cottage I depart, My saint is sure of mine unspotted heart. 41 And when I sadly...
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The Poetical Note-book and Epigrammatic Museum: Containing More Than One ...

George Wentworth - English poetry - 1824 - 383 pages
...helmet now shall make a hive for bees ; And lover's songs shall turn to holy psalmes ; A man at arms must now sit on his knees, And feed on prayers that are old-age's alines. And so from Court to cottage 1 depart ; My Saint is sure of my unspotted heart ;...
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The History of Chivalry: Or, Knighthood and Its Times, Volume 2

Charles Mills - Chivalry - 1825
...helmet now shall make a hive for bees; And lovers' songs shall turn to holy psalms : A man at arms must now sit on his knees, And feed on prayers that are old age's alms. And so from court to cottage I depart: My saint is sure of mine unspotted heart. " And when I sadly...
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The History of Chivalry Or Knighthood and Its Times, Volume 1

Charles Mills - Chivalry - 1825
...helmet now shall make a hive for bees ; And lovers' songs shall turn to holy psalms : A man at arms must now sit on his knees, And feed on prayers that are old age's alms. And so from court to cottage I depart : My saint is sure of mine unspotted heart. " And when I sadly...
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Reuben Apsley, Volume 2

Horace Smith - 1827
...ceasing !) My youth 'gainst age, and age at youth hath spurn'd ; But spurn'd in vain ; youth waineth by increasing. My helmet now shall make a hive for...age's alms." SUCH a jolly dog and egregious drinker as the Judge had proved himself at the end of this carousal was sure to win the heart of the Squire,...
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Reuben Apsley, Volume 2

Horace Smith - 1827
...ceasing !) My youth 'gainst age, and age at youth hath spurn'd ; But spurn'd in vain ; youth waineth by increasing. My helmet now shall make a hive for...knees, And feed on prayers that are old age's alms." Seen a jolly dog and egregious drinker as the Judge had proved himself at the end of this carousal...
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