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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 Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 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...pride attends us still, Amidst the swains to show my book-learned >Ш ; Around my fire an evening group to draw. And tell of all I felt, and all I saw:...
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Addresses Delivered at the Triennial Celebration ...

1824
...labor, and retreating to some fairy spot, where the world dies away and paradise begins, may " Husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame from wasting by repose." But the time for such retirement recedes with advancing years ; habit reconciles the mill horse to...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1825
...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...pride attends us still, Amidst the swains to show my book-learn' d skill, Around my fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I felt, and all I saw...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1825 - 144 pages
...ctill had hopes, my latest hours to crown, •Vmiilsl 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 had hopes, fur pride attends us still, Amidst the swains to show my book-learn'd skill, Around my fire an ev'ning...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...me down ; To husband out life's taper at the elose, And keep the flame from wasting by repose : ieh to madness doth ineline ; Sueh a liquor as no brain That is mortal ea book-leam'd skill, Around my fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I felt, and all I saw ;...
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Autobiographies: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 18

Autobiographies - 1830
...cottage stood, the hawthorn grew, Remembrance wakes with all her busy train, Swells at my breast • I still had hopes, for pride attends us still, Amidst the swains to shew my book-learn'd skill. Yes, let the rich deride, with proud disdain, The simple blessings of the...
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Memoirs of the forty-five first years of the life of James Lackington ...

James Lackington - Booksellers and bookselling - 1827
...the cottage stood, the hawthorn grew, Remembrance wakes with all her busy train, Swells at my breast I still had hopes, for pride attends us still, ' Amidst the swains to shew my book-learn'd skill. Yes, let the rich deride, with proud disdain, The simple blessings of the...
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1827 - 188 pages
...I still had nopes, 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 my repose: I still had hopes, for pride attends us still, Amidst the swains to show my book-learned...
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The Poetical Melange

English poetry - 1828
...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 from wasting my repose : I still had hopes, for pride attends us still, Amidst the swains to shew my book-learned...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 527 pages
...: still had hopes, my latest hours to crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down ; To husband inspired wiui a love of their country; they fought the barbarous enemy ! still had hopes, for pride attends us still, Amidst the swains to show my book-learn'd skill, Around...
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