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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 Young Lady's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the ...

Author of The young man's own book - 1836 - 320 sivua
...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...cups, That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each, So let us welcome peaceful evening in. Not such is evening, who with shining face Sweats in the crowded...

Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, Niteet 81–82

1888
...und seinen aufmerksamen Zuhörern aus der Zeitung vorliest, welche der Postbote hineingeworfen hat. Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let fall the eurtains, wheel the sofa round, And while the bubbling and loud hissing um Throws up a steamy column,...

Bread and Salt: A Social and Economic History of Food and Drink in Russia

R. E. F. Smith, David Christian - 1984 - 391 sivua
...held a place on the sideboard of the wealthier classes from about the middle of the 18th century'.96 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. Cowper, The Task, book IV, I.34 (1783) These hissing urns were,...
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Words that Taste Good

Bill Moore - 1987 - 175 sivua
...then in secret sin. But for love of sheer domesticity, look at this picture of a cosy evening at home: 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. WILLIAM COWPER Did you ever wonder where the description cups,...
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Family Fortunes: Men and Women of the English Middle Class, 1780-1850

Leonore Davidoff, Catherine Hall - 1991 - 576 sivua
...countryside. The post arrived, the newspaper was read and the family settled down for their pastimes: 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,...
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All the Tea in China

Kit Boey Chow, Ione Kramer - 1990 - 187 sivua
...of security a cup of tea evokes must be that by William Cowper, an insecure though reputable poet. 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,...
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All the Tea in China : Fascinating Traditions, Incredible Edibles

Yvonne Wrightman - 1994 - 64 sivua
...shuttersJast, Let Jail 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's welcome peaceful ev'ning in. William Cowper (1731-1800) The Task, IV Tea tasting was and is...
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English, Irish, & Scottish Silver at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art ...

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute (Williamstown, Mass.)., Beth Carver Wees - 1997 - 595 sivua
...clearly lost out to the stimulating but calming and comforting effects of the beverage and its rituals: 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.73 NOTES 1. The literature on coffee and tea is considerable....
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - 1999 - 1136 sivua
...and success Perhaps may crown us; but to fly is safe. The Task 1 1 78s) bk. 3 The Garden' I. 686 31 Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let fall the curtains, wheel the sola round, And, while the bubbling and loud-hissing urn Throws up a steamy column, and the cups, That...
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Feminism: Feminism and modernity

Mary Evans - 2001 - 472 sivua
...symbol of the togetherness. Cowper evokes the warmth and cosiness of an Evangelical family evening: Now stir the fire and close the shutters fast. Let...wheel the sofa round. And, while the bubbling and loud hissing urn Throws up a steaming column, and the cups That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each...
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