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" Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down; To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame from wasting by repose. "
The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine - Page 62
1863
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...I still had hopes my latest hours to crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down ; To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame...us still, Amidst the swains to show my book-learn'd skilLD2 Around my fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I felt, and all I saw ; And as a have,...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...I still had hopes my latest hours to crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down ; To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame...hopes— for pride attends us still, Amidst the swains to shew my book-Iearn'd skill, Around my fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I felt, and all...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B: With the Life of the Author ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809 - 93 pages
...repofe : I ftill had hopes, for pride attends us ftill, Amidft the fwains to fhew my book-learn'd fkill, Around my fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I felt, and all 1 faw; And, as an hare whom hounds and horns purfue, Pants to the place from whence at firft he ftew,...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...I slift had hopes, my latest hours to crown, Amidst these numblc bow'rs to lay me down ; To husband h icy hand : And slow consuming age. To each his MifF'rings : my repose: I still had hopes, for pride attends us still, Amidst the swains to show my book-learn'd...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...Where once the cottage stood, the hawthorn grew, Remembrance wakes with all her hmv train. To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame...us still, Amidst the swains to show my book-learn'd ski 1 1, Around my fire an ev'ning group to draw, And tell of all 1 felt, and all I saw ; And, as a...
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Essays, Poems and Plays: With a Preface

Oliver Goldsmith - 1810 - 399 pages
...still had hopes, my latest honrs to crown, Amidst these hnmble bowers to lay me down ; To hnsband ont life's taper at the close, And keep the flame from...wasting by repose: I still had hopes, for pride attends ns still, Amidst the swains to show my book-learn'd skill ; Aronnd my fire an evening gronp to draw,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 782 pages
...— I still had hopes my latest hours to crown, Amidst these humble bow'rs to lay me down; To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame from wasting, by repose : I still bad hopes, for pride attends us still, Amidst the swains to show my book-learn'd skill, Around my lire...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith ...: To which is Prefixed an Account ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1813 - 107 pages
...share..I still had hopes my latest hours to crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down ; To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame...hopes, for pride attends us still, Amidst the swains to shew my book-learn'd skill. Around my fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I felt, and all...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...I still had hopes my latest hours to crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down ; To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame...hopes, for pride attends us still, Amidst the swains to shew my book-learn'd skill, Around my fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I felt, and all...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...me down; My anxious day to husband near the close, And keep life's flame from wasting by repose ; 1 still had hopes, for pride attends us still, Amidst...swains to show my book-learn'd skill, Around my fire an ev'ning group to draw, And tell of alt 1 felt, and all 1 saw : And, as a hare whom hounds and horns...
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