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" Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let fall the curtains, wheel the sofa round, And while the bubbling and loud-hissing urn Throws up a steamy column, and the cups, That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each, So let us welcome peaceful evening... "
Cowper: The task, with Tirocinium, and selections from the minor poems, A.D ... - Sivu 73
tekijä(t) William Cowper - 1874
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - 1832 - 882 sivua
...a vain attempt Whom God delights in, and in whom he dwells. {From The Task.] THE WINTER'S EVENIXG. Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let...cups, That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each, So let us welcome peaceful evening in. Not such his evening, who with shining face Sweats in the crowded...

The Writings of Jane Taylor, Nide 2

Jane Taylor - 1832
...the seasons, has so admirably consulted the tastes, the duties, and even the restlessness of man. " Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let fall the curtains, wheel the sofa round, So let us welcome peaceful evening in." But ere the shutters close, and the curtains fall, may we not...

Travels through Russia, Siberia, Poland, Cracow, Austria ... &c. &c ..., Nide 2

James Holman - 1834
...with good dinners on the road, yet the morning and evening repasts were most grateful to me — " when the bubbling and loud-hissing urn Throws up a steamy...cups That cheer, but not inebriate, wait on each." It is true that, on these occasions, along with the steamy column of the poet's urn, I had the more...

The Imperial Magazine

1834
...shutters frut, Let fall the curtains, wheel the »ofa round : And while the bubbling and loud hissing urn Throws up a steamy column, and the cups, That cheer, but not inebriate, wait on each, So let as welcome peaceful evening in." How different, however, is the lot of foreign missionaries....

The Parterre of fiction, poetry, history [&c.]., Nide 1

1834
...observing to his friends, " you both look hungry ?" and when the waiter made his appearance exclaimed, " now stir the fire and close the shutters fast — let fall the curtain — wheel the sofa round — now let us weleome peaceful evening in." " Peaceful ! do you call...

The Monthly Repository and Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Nide 4

1834
...curves, resembling the scroll's of Ionic capitals, and showing beneath romantic caves and canopies. Now stir the fire and close the shutters fast, Let fall the curtain, wheel the sofa round, And while the bubbling and loud-hissing urn Throws up a steamy column,...

The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calandar of Popular ...

William Hone - 1835
...eye upon this wretch," but, having obtained the newspaper, determines to enjoy himself,' and cries Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast. Let...cups, That cheer, but not inebriate, wait on each, So let us welcome peaceful ev'ning in. This done, and the bard surrounded with means of enjoyment,...

The Christian Teacher, Nide 1

1835
...freedom and every social good. Gottiryen, Xov. 10th, 1834. T. A CHAPTER FOR CHILDREN. THE LOCUSTS. Now stir the fire and close the shutters fast, Let...curtains, wheel the sofa round, And while the bubbling and loud hissing um Throws up a steamy column, and the cups That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each,...

The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ...

William Cowper - 1835
...them all ; I burn to set the imprison'd wranglers free, And give them voice and utterance once again. Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let...curtains, wheel the sofa round, And while the bubbling and loud hissing urn Throws up a steamy column, and the cups, That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each,...

The Scottish Annual

1836
...wet weather can afford, what can compare with the comfortable, consoling, satisfying evening hours. " Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let...the cups That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each, So let us welcome peaceful evening in." And doubly welcome, as we sit there in warm repose, listening...




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