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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, Esq: Satires, &c - Page 45
by Alexander Pope - 1752
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope. Gay. Pattison ...

1794
...kings fliail know left joy than I. О friend ! may each iloricftic blifs be thine ! Be no nnpleafing melancholy mine : Me, let the tender office long engage. To rock the cradle of repoimg age. With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, 41 Make languor fniilf, and fmootii the...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 8

English poetry - 1795
...thus to die ! Who fprung from kings (hall know lefs joy than I. О friend ! may each domeftic blifs be thine '. Be no unpleafing melancholy mine : Me,...repofing age, With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, 41* Make languor fmile, and fmooth the bed of death, Explore the thought, explain the aiking eye. And...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...from Kings (hall know lefs joy than I. О Friend ! may each domeftic blifs be thine ! Be no unplcafing Melancholy mine : Me let the tender office long engage,...Age ; With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, iVJakc languor fmile, and fmooth the lied of death Expl .re the thought, explain the alking eye, And...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 77-78

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...from kings shall know less joy than l. 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 smooth the bed...
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Discourses on Domestic Duties

Samuel Stennett - Conduct of life - 1800 - 476 pages
...parental cave and love ! AfFefting examples of this kind I might here cite, but they (hall be referred * Me let the tender office long engage To rock the cradle...age ; With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Hake languor (mile, and fmooth the bed of deatli; 3" Explore the thought, ex-plain the aiking eye,...
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The whole poetical works of Alexander Pope, Esq., including his translations ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...Kings (lull know left joy than I. 405 O Friend ' may each dome/He blifs be thine ! Be no unplealing Melancholy mine: Me, let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of repofing Age, , With lerientartstxtend a Mother's breath, 410 Make Languor fmile, and fmooth the bed of Death, Explore the...
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The whole poetical works of Alexander Pope, Esq., including his translations ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...Irani Kings (lull know left joy than I. O Friend ' may each dome/He blifs be thine! Be no unplealing Melancholy mine: Me, let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of repofing Age, , 405 With lerientartstxtend a Mother's breath, 410 Make Languor fmile, and fmooth the bed of Death,...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1803
...III. Refled .* Pope never wrote fweeter lines than thofe which were dictated by filial affeftion. " Me, let the tender office long engage To rock the cradle of repofing age, • ..: With , III. Reflect that time purfues his flight on rapid wings — and that the hours of youth, like the...
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The Whole Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: Including His Translations ...

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 479 pages
...thus to die ! Who fprung from Kings (hall know lefs joy than I. 405 O Friend I may each domeftic blifs be thine ! Be no unpleafing Melancholy mine: Me, let the tender office longengagt, To rock the cradle of repofing Age, With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, 410 Make...
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Letters to a young clergyman from the Rev. Mr. Job Orton, 3d ed

Job Orton - 1805
...other / following lines of Mr. POPE, which were defcriptive of their filial affeftion towards her. Me, let the tender office long engage, To rock the...cradle of repofing age ; With lenient arts, extend a Mutter's breath, Make langour (mile, and fmooth the bed of death ; Explore the thought, explain the...
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