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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 Oliver Goldsmith, with illustr. by J. Absolon [and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851
...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 skillAround my fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I felt, and all I saw ; And, as an hare,...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851 - 134 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...us still, Amidst the swains to show my book-learn'd skillAround my fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I felt, and all I saw ; O bless'd retirement,...
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Poems, Plays and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - Irish literature - 1851 - 384 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...for pride attends us still — Amidst the swains to shew my book-le.irn'd skill, Around my fire an evemng group to draw, And tell of all I felt and all...
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Works, Volume 11

Washington Irving - 1851
...— I still had hopes my latest hours to crown, Amid these humble bowers 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 Works of Washington Irving: Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - American literature - 1851
...— I still had hopes my latest hours to crown, Amid these humble bowers to lay me down j 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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Traditions and Reminiscences, Chiefly of the American Revolution in the ...

Joseph Johnson - Electronic book - 1851 - 592 pages
...collections to any who may have a curiosity to know some of the past events. *" I still had hopes ****** Around my fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I heard — of all I saw." — GOLDSMITH. My children, too, may have some curiosity to hear the traditions...
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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...still had hopes my latest hours to crown, 85 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-learu'd skill, oo Around my fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I felt, and all I saw...
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Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine)., Volume 2

Biography - 1852
...still had hopes, my latest hours to crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down, To husband ont life's taper at the close, And keep the flame from...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 !! felt, of all I saw...
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The History of English Literature: With an Outline of the Origin and Growth ...

William Spalding - English literature - 1853 - 413 pages
...I still had hopes my latest years 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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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1853 - 309 pages
...share, I still had nopes 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...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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