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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 universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

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."...
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 21

Edward Smedley - 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...
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Writings of Hugh Swinton Legaré ...: Consisting of a Diary of ..., Volume 1

Hugh Swinton Legaré - Attorneys general - 1846
...over the failing 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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The Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies, Volumes 9-12

Great Britain - 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...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1847
...kings shall know less joy than I. O Friend ! may each domestic bliss be thine ; 406 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 works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1847
...devoted to the tenderest domestic duties, to which he has alluded in lines never to be forgotten : " 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 School Reader. Fifth Book: Designed as a Sequel to Sanders' Fouth Reader ...

Charles Walton Sanders, Joshua Chase Sanders - Readers - 1848 - 456 pages
...o'er-spreading tone', The sounds that sighed—'- Farewell', farewell' 1" Are gone' — all gone' ! 5. Me let the tender office long engage', To rock the cradle of reposing age' ; With lenient arts' extend a moth'er's breath', Make languor smile', and smooth the...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 392 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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The Practical Elocutionist, Or, The Principles of Elocution Rendered Easy of ...

Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Elocution - 1849 - 58 pages
...happiness ! unlooked for joy ! Never let love despair ! Thy prize is mine ! 3. Love and Tenderness* Me let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of reposing age ; To what is plaintiveness suited ? With what is it accompanied'.' What is rule first?...
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The Practical Elocutionist: Or the Principles of Elocution ...

Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Elocution - 1850 - 58 pages
...happiness ! unlooked for joy ! Never let love despair ! Thy prize is mine ! 3. Love and Tenderness.* Me let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of reposing age ; To what is phiintiveness suited ? With what is it accompanied ? What is rule first?...
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