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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 English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1853 - 297 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...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 Illustrated Magazine of Art

Art - 1853
...latest hours to crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down ; To husband out life's taper t the close, And keep the flame from wasting by repose...attends us still — Amidst the swains to show my book-lenrn'd skill, — Around my flie an evening group to draw. And tell of all I felt and nil I saw...
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The Poetical Works of Goldsmith, Collins, and T. Warton: With Lives ...

Oliver Goldsmith, William Collins, George Gilfillan, Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1854 - 303 pages
...I still had hopes, my latest hours to crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me dowu ; To husband out life's taper at the close, .And keep the flame...still, Amidst the swains to show my book-learn'd skill/ 90 Around my fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I felt, and all I saw ; And, as a hare,...
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The History of English Literature: With an Outline of the Origin and Growth ...

William Spalding - English literature - 1854 - 414 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 l saw....
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver ...

William Collins - English poetry - 1854 - 166 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, 25 Around my fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I felt, and all I saw;...
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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...still had hopes, my latest hours to crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down ; TIi 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 - 1854 - 297 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...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 Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

John Forster - 1854
...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 groupe to draw, And tell of all I felt, and all I saw...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With a Life and Notes, Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854
...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 snew my book-lcarn'd skill, Around my fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I felt, and all...
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The book of celebrated poems

Book - 1854 - 448 pages
...I still had hopes, my latest hours to crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay mo 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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