Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" Adam, well may we labour still to dress This garden, still to tend plant, herb, and flower, Our pleasant task enjoin'd ; but, till more hands Aid us, the work under our labour grows, Luxurious by restraint ; what we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Rambler - Page 117
by John Hawkins - 1787
Full view - About this book

Cowley, Denham, Milton

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...task enjoin'd ; but till more hands Aid us, the work under oar labour grows, Luxurious by restraint ; what we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or prop, or...or two with wanton growth derides Tending to wild. Thou therefore now advise, Or bear what to my mind first thoughts present : Let us divide our labours;...
Full view - About this book

Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...till more hands Aid us, the work under our labour grows, Luxurious by restraint; what we by day J_/op overgrown, or prune, or prop, or bind, . One •night...or two with wanton growth derides Tending to wild. Thou therefore now advise, Or bear what to my mind first thoughts present: Let us divide our labours;...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...Drawn back, redounded (as a flood) on those From whom it sprung ; impossible to mix With blessedness. What we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or prop, or bind, On' night or two with wanton growth derides, Tending to wild, The paths arid boVrs doubt not but our...
Full view - About this book

Glover, Whitehead, Jago, Brooke, Scott, Mickle, Jenyns

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...day's work, brought to little, though begun 'arly, and th' hour of supper comes unearn'd. ADAM. These paths and bow'rs doubt not but our joint hands Will keep from wilderness with ease as wide As we need walk, till younger hands ere long Assist us. But if much converse...
Full view - About this book

The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]. [Another]

1810
...back, redounded (as a flood) on those From whom it sprung ; impossible to mix With blessedness. — — What we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or prop, or bind, On night or two with wanton growth derides, Tending to wild. The paths and bow'r* doubt not but our...
Full view - About this book

Works, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...redounded (as a flood. u • those i otn whom it sprung ; impossible to mix With 6 etsedxcss. — —What we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or prop,...bind, One night or two with wanton growth derides, lendmg to tuM. The paths and bow'rs doubt not but our joint hands Will keep from witderness with ease...
Full view - About this book

The Rambler, by S. Johnson

Alexander Chalmers - 1812
...a flood) on those From whom it sprung; impossible to mix With UesKdness. — - What we by day Ixtp overgrown, or prune, or prop, or bind, One night or...wild. The paths and bow,rs doubt not but our joint hand* Will keep from wilderness with ease as wide As we need walk, till younger hands ere long Assist...
Full view - About this book

The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...task enjoinM ; but, till more hands Aid us, the work under our labour grows, Luxurious by restraint ; what we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or prop, or bind, 41O One night or two with wanton growth derides, Tending to wild. Thou therefore now advise, Or bear...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...Drawn back, redounded (as a flood) on those From whom it sprung ; impossible to mix With blessedness. What .we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or prop,...bow'rs doubt not but our joint hands Will keep from wilderness with ease as wide As we need walk, till younger hands ere long Assist us. The rest in the...
Full view - About this book

Encyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge ..., Volume 18

Encyclopaedia Perthensis - 1816
...pruned trees do flourifl) fair. Dailies. To prune thofe growing plants, and tend thefe flow'rs. Milton. What we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or prop, or bind, One night with wanton growth derides. Milt. Horace will our fuperftuous branches prune. IValler. — You have...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF