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" 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
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 23

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...lodgings in cities. Arbiitbnot and Pope. . The ftate of being wild or diforderly. Not in ufe.— . The paths and bow'rs doubt not but our joint hands Will keep from wildemefs with eafe. Milton, (i.) WILDERNESS, in gardening, a kind of grove of large trees, in a fpacious...
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Paradise lost, a poem, Volume 2

John Milton - 1817
...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 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...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing Rambler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...Drawn back, redounded (as a flood) on those From whom it sprung ; impossible to mix With blessedntit. What we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or prop, or...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 M. The rest in the...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...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...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...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 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...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 17

British poets - 1822
...task enjoin'd ; but, till more hands Aid us, the work under our labor 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 labors...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...work outgrew The hands' despatch of two gardening so wide, And Eve first to her husband thus began: Lop 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 labors;...
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The Rambler: In Three Volumes ...

Samuel Johnson - English essays - 1823
...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...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 tts. The rest in the...
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Continuation of the Rambler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - Authors, English - 1823
...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...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...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - Fiction - 1823
...redounded, as a flood on those From whom it s/irung; impossible to mix With blessedness, — ib. 56. — What we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or prop, or...or two with wanton growth derides, Tending to wild. — ib. ix. 209. These paths and bowers doubt not but our joint hands Will keep from wilderness with...
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