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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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Waldie's Select Circulating Library, Volume 2

Literature - 1833
...still had no|>cs, my latest hours to crown, Amidst these humble bow'rs to lay me down ; To l.usband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame...pride attends us still, Amidst the swains to show my book-learned skill. Around mv fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I felt, and all I saw...
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The Life, Character, and Literary Labours of Samuel Drew, A. M.

Jacob Halls Drew - 1834 - 530 pages
...past, and I shall never attempt it. When I relinquish my present occupation, I intend ' To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame from wasting, by repose.' " Alas ! that his opinion, that he should not live to see the accomplishment of the suggested undertaking,...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: With a Life and Notes, Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith - 1835
...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...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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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 1

1837
...hours to crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down ; * Essay on the Poetry of Gray. To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame...book-learn'd skill ; Around my fire an evening group to draw, To tell of all I felt, of all I saw. And as a hare, whom hounds and horns pursue, Pants to the place...
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Poems. Dramas. Criticism relating to poetry and the belles-lettres

Oliver Goldsmith - 1837
...me down ; To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame from wasting by repose : (2> I still had hopes, for 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 Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Poems. Dramas. Criticism ...

Oliver Goldsmith, Sir James Prior - 1837
...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 by repose : (2' I still had hopes, for pride attends us still, Amidst the swains to show my book-learn'd skill,...
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator

Theology - 1838
...by repose : I still had hopes, for pride attends us still, Amidst the swains to show my book-learned skill, Around my fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I felt, and alii saw ; And as a hare whom hounds and horns pursue, Pants to the place from whence at first sne...
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Rural Sketches

Thomas Miller - Country life - 1839 - 358 pages
...still had hopes -" His latest hours to crown, Amid those humble bowers to lay him down. To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame from wasting by repose. Around his fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all he felt and all he saw ; And, as a hare,...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...— I still had hopes my latest hours to crown, Amid these humble bow'rs to lay me down ; To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame...repose : I still had hopes, for pride attends us still, Amid the swains to show my book-learn'd skill, Around my fire an ev'ning group to draw, And tell of...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 118 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 skill ; Around my fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I felt, and all I saw...
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