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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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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1822
...John Loveday, of Caversham, Esquire.) 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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The British poets: including translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...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, Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of...
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Œuvres de J. Delille, Volume 1

Jacques Delille, John Milton, Virgil - English poetry - 1824
...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, Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope - 1824
...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, NOTES. Ver. 408. Me, let the tender office] These exquisite lines give us a very interesting...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1824
...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, Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...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, NOTES. Vcr. 408. Me, let the tender office] These exquisite lines give us a very interesting...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...from kings shall know less joy than I. O friend ! may each domestic bliss be thine ! Be no unpleaeing the plains with flowers, Breath'd his soft gales, and led the fragrant hour reposing age, With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...description of that filial piety, in the exercise of which he makes his own happiness to consist: " 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 works of Samuel Stennett

Samuel Stennett, William Jones - Religion - 1824
...anxiety, its approach they will dread, and use every means in their power to protract it to the utmost a 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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 pages
...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, Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of...
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