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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 - 1854 - 297 pages
...Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down ; To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the name from wasting by repose ; I still had hopes — for...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 Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With a Life and Notes, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - Irish Literature (in English) - 1854
...hours to crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down; To husband out life's taper at the close, f And keep the flame from wasting, by repose : I still had hopes — for pride attends us still — v Amidst the swains to shew my book-learn'd skill, Around my fire an evening group to draw, " tell...
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A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature

Oliver Goldsmith - Animals - 1854 - 998 pages
...— 1 still had hopes my latest hours to crown, Amid these bumble bowers to luy me down ; To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame from wasting by repose : 1 still had hopes, for pride attends us still, Amid the swains to show шу book-leam'd skill, Around...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 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-leamed skill, 90 Around my fire an evening group to draw, And tell of all I felt and all I saw;...
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Oliver Goldsmith: The Critical Heritage

G. S. Rousseau - Reference - 1995 - 385 pages
...— 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-leam'd skill, Around my fire an ev'ning group to draw, And tell of...
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Celticism

Terence Brown - History - 1996 - 299 pages
...poem: 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 (85-90). 18 P. Bronte, Cottage Poems (Halifax, 1811). See also Bronteana, The Rev....
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Celticism

Terence Brown - History - 1996 - 299 pages
...poem: 1 still had hopes my latest hours to crown, Amidsi these humble bowers to lay me down; To husband out life's taper at the close. And keep the flame from wasting by repose, 1 still had hopes, for pride attends us stilL Amidst the swains to show my book-learned skill (85-90)....
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Time for Poetry: A Workshop Approach for Cxc

Nahdjla Carasco Bailey - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2014 - 128 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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Tradition and the Individual Poem: An Inquiry Into Anthologies

Anne Ferry - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 289 pages
...the "I" speaks about himself, so that he seems to step out of the traditional, formal role of poet: I still had hopes, for pride attends us still, Amidst the swains to shew my book-learned skill, Around my fire an evening groupe to draw, And tell of all I felt, and all...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 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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