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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 British anthology; or, Poetical library

British anthology - 1825
...from kings shall know less joy than I. () 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 smoothe the bed of...
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The Poetical Works, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1828
...from kings shall know less joy than I. 0 friend ! may each domestic bliss be thine ! Be no unplcasing 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 Poetical Melange, Volume 1

English poetry - 1828
...will ne'er be entombed with the dead While life holds its seat in my heart. M'Comb. DUTY TO PARENTS. 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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Ethics for youth, by a member of the Church of England

Ethics - 1828
...is when they labour under infirmities of body or mind, and in the time of their 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 langour smile, and smooth the bed of...
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Sermons Upon Religious Education and Filial Duty

Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright - Christian education - 1829 - 125 pages
...but blessed with the presence of another, recur to my memory, and I cannot but give them utterance. 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, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson - 1830 - 484 pages
...from kings shall know less joy than I. 0 friend ! may each domestic bliss be thine ! Be DO unpleasmg the nations of the field and wood To shun their poison, and to choose their reposing age, With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of...
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The lake of Geneva, a poem

sir Samuel Egerton Brydges (bart.) - 1832
...tenderness for his aged mother. •• 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 smoothe the bed...
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Rhymed plea for tolerance: In two dialogues. With a prefatory dialogue ..

John Kenyon - 1833 - 149 pages
...of Pope, from the prologue to the Satires, although 10 well known, can hardly be too often quoted. " 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 Every Day Book: For Youth

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Children's literature - 1834 - 415 pages
...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 Every Day Book: For Youth

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Children's literature - 1834 - 415 pages
...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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