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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 a while one parent from the sky... "
The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and ... - Page 27
by Alexander Pope - 1754
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The Every Day Book: For Youth

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1834 - 415 lehte
...parents, is when they labor under infirmities of body or mind, and in the time of extreme old age. " Me let the tender office long engage To rock the cradle of declining age, With lenient arts extend a parent's breath, Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., 2. köide

Alexander Pope - 1835
...from kings shall know less joy than I. O 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, 410 Make languor smile, and smoothe the bed...
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The Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - 1836 - 442 lehte
...from kings shall know less joy than I. O friend ! may each domestic hliss he thine ! Be no unpleasing envy cursed, And the heat reposing age, With lenient arts extend a mother's hreath, Make languor smile, and smooth the hed of...
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Didactics: Social, Literary, and Political, 1. köide

Robert Walsh - 1836
...— their " pensive and pathetic sweetness," — appertained of right to the sex which he reviled. " 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...
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The Quarterly review, 69. köide

1842
...omnes, Fraternsequc dabunt pignus amicitise.' Pope's charming lines arc thus pleasingly rendered : — ' Me let the tender office long engage To rock the cradle of expiring age ; With lenient art extend a mother's breath, Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of...
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Literary and Theological Review, 5. köide

Leonard Woods, Charles D. Pigeon - 1838
...mind familiar with the elegant and the tender, but a heart "tremblingly alive" with sensibility. " Me let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of reposing age. With lenient acts extend a mother's breath. Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...from kings shall know less joy than I. О Friend ! may each domestic bliss be thine ! Bo no unpleaeuig ud science never taught to stray Far as the solar walk, or Milky Way ; Yet Him reposing age, With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of...
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Nug¿ metric¿ [selections from the English poets, with Lat. tr.] by sir H.H ...

1839
...Pleas'd to the last, he crops the flow'ry food, And licks the hand uprais'd to shed his blood. Pope. Me, let the tender office long engage To rock the cradle of reposing age ; With lenient art extend a mother's breath, Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of...
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The Christian's daily companion, 22. köide

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...
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The seven ages of human life. Old age

AGES. - 1842 - 140 lehte
...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...
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