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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 National Speaker: Containing Exercises, Original and Selected, in Prose ...

Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Elocution - 1851 - 360 pages
...nappiness ! unlocked 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 Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852
...from kings shall know less joy than I. O friend ! may each domestic bliss be thine ! Be no unpleasing bids to serve, and that to shun mankind ; Some place the bliss in action, some reposing age, With lenient arts extend a mother's breath. Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of...
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Sketches of English Literature from the Fourteenth to the Present Century

Clara Lucas Balfour - English literature - 1852 - 404 pages
...of Pope's private character is his tender affection for his parents — his mother particularly. " Me let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of declining age; With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor smile and smooth the bed of...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1852 - 947 pages
...inadvertently changed the word asking into aching, and thus lessened the finely graphic effect of the original. 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 Amooth the bed of...
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Select British eloquence: embracing the best speeches entire, of the most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1852
...inadvertently changed tlio wort asking into aching, anil thus lessened the Swlt graphic effect of the original. Me, let the tender office long engage To rock the cradle of reposing age. With lenient ğrts extend a mother's breatlt. Make languor smile, and smooth the twd...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, Ư of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1852 - 947 pages
...inadvertently changed the word miking into aching, and thus lessened the finely graphic effect of the original. 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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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...tittering on, and shoves you from the stage. POPE — Imitations of Horace. Bk. II. Ep. 2. L. 322. 19 well skilj'd to find or forge a fault; A turn for punning, 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, Volume 69

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1842
...omnes, Fraternaeque dabunt pignus amicitise.' Pope's charming lines are thus pleasingly rendered :1 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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Women's Place in Pope's World

Valerie Rumbold, Rumbold Valerie - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 315 pages
...Even the famous lines on Edith's last illness are not so much about her as about her son watching her: 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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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1998 - 226 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, 410 Make languor smile, and smooth the bed...
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