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" Me, let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of reposing age, With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of death, Explore the thought, explain the asking eye, And keep awhile one parent from the sky... "
Nugæ metricæ [selections from the English poets, with Lat. tr.] by sir H.H ... - Sivu 16
1839
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Selections from the British Poets, Nide 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - 1840
...know less joy than I. Oh friend, may each domestic bliss be thine ! Be no unpleasing melancholy mine : Me let the tender office long engage To rock the cradle of reposing age, With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of death, Explore the thought,...

Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1841 - 807 sivua
...mine : Me, let the tender oflice long engage, To rock the cradle of reposing age, With lenient arts lliR thought, explain the asking eye, And keep awhile one parent from the sky ! On cares like these...

The Christian's daily companion, Nide 22

Christian - 1841
...in pain and sickness; and do all we can to enliven and brighten the cloudy evening of their days. ' gs, and our gross imaginations in regard to the divine natu repostng age; Wtth lentent arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor smlle, and smooth the bed of...

The seven ages of human life. Old age

AGES. - 1842 - 140 sivua
...But, perhaps, there can be found no filial tribute which has more feeling and poetry than the lines of Pope : Me let the tender office long engage To rock the cradle of reposing age, With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of death ; Explore the thought,...

Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 sivua
...less joy than I. O friend ' may each domestic bliss be thine ! Be no unpleasing melancholy mine • arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of death, Explore the thought,...

The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...promote the happiness of his aged mother. His actions in this respect correspond with his verse : — " Me let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of declining age, Explore the thought, explain the asking eye, And keep awhile a parent from the sky."...

Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge ..., Nide 21

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...those ancient and modern chirurgeons, but by my own practice. Witeman. Surgery, vol. ii. p. 1 1 1 . Me, let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of reposing age, With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, < Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of death. Pope. Prologue to...

Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 320 sivua
...known a better rfay. The harji, his sole remaining joy, Wai carried—by an or/iAan boy." Me—let the tender office long engage. To rock the cradle of reposing age; With lenient arlt—extend a metier'i breath. Make languor mile, and smooth the bed of death; Explore the thougttt,...

The Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies, Niteet 9–12

1846
...have been in existence when the beautiful lines in which she is there mentioned were written : — " Me let the tender office long engage To rock the cradle of reposing age ; With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of death ; Explore the thought,...

Writings of Hugh Swinton Legaré ...: Consisting of a Diary of ..., Nide 1

Hugh Swinton Legaré - 1846 - 558 sivua
...years of his mother: "Ah Mend ! may each domestic Wins be thine ! Be no intruding melancholy mine ! Me, let the tender office long engage To rock the cradle of declining age, With lenient aits extend a mother's breath, Make languor smile and soothe the bed of...




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