FAR in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew ; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well : Remote from man, with God he pass'd the days, Prayer all his business, all... Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ... - Sivu 2761817Koko teos
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English Association - 1921
...edition as corrected by Pope. I am not certain that his judgement was unerring. Lines 3 and 4 run thus : The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well. After this couplet stood another which Pope suppressed : His goods, a glass to measure human breath,...