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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 awhile one parent from the sky... "
An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ... - Page 120
by John Evans, John Evans (M.A., Edinburgh.) - 1817
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq., with His Last Corrections, Additions, and ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...from Kings fhall know Ids joy than I. O Friend ! may each dome/He blifs be thine 1 Be no unpleafing Melancholy mine : Me, let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of repofmg Age, With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, 4,0 Make Langour fmile, and fmooth the bed...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 4

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1751
...from Kings fhall know lefs joy than I. O Friend ! may each domeftic blifs be thine ! Be no unpleafing Melancholy mine : Me, let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of repofing Age, With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, 410 Make Langour fmile, and fmooth the bed...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1752
...manner ; " Stranger, how far off is DemcO Friend ! may each domelbc bills be thine ! Be no unpleafing Melancholy mine : Me, let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of repofing Age, With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, 4 1 o Make Languor fmile, and finooth the...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and ...

Alexander Pope - 1754
...from Kings (hall know lefs joy than I. O Friend ! may each domeftic blifs be thine ! Be no unplealing Melancholy mine : Me, let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of repofing Age, With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, 410 Make Languor fmile, and fmooth the bed...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

Literature - 1764
...Voltaire's works, vol. xiii. p. 258. 10. O friend ! may each domeftic blifs be thine ! Be no unpleailng melancholy mine : Me, let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of repofing age, With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor fmile, and fmooth the bed of...
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The life of Alexander Pope; with a critical essay on his writings and genius

Owen Ruffhead - 1769 - 12 pages
...his own happinefs to confift. " Oh friend ! may each dome/lie blifs be " thine ! " Be no unpleafmg melancholy mine : " Me, let the tender office long engage, " To rock the cradle of rcpofing age, " With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, " Make languor fmile, and fmooth the bed...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Comp. from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead, William Warburton - Poets, English - 1769 - 578 pages
...his own happiucls to conllft. ** Oh friend ! may each domeflic blifs be " thine ! ** Be no unpleafing melancholy mine : *' Me,, let the tender office long engage, *' To rock the cradle of repofmg age, *' With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, *' Make languor fmile, and fmooth the bed...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 33

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...from Kings mall know lefs joy than I. O Friend ! may each domeftic blifs be thine ! Be no unpleafing Melancholy mine : Me, let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of repofing Age, With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, 410 Make Languor finile, and finooth the...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope, Volume 2

Joseph Warton - 1782
...ces quatres vers. 28. O friend 1 28. O friend ! may each domeftic blifs be thine ! Be no unpleafing melancholy mine ! Me, let the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of repoflng age * j With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor fmile, and fmooth the bed...
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Essays, Addressed to Young Married Women

Mrs. Griffith (Elizabeth) - Married women - 1782 - 124 pages
...affectionate feelings, and awaken that almoft divine enthufiafm which infpired Pope's filial prayer : , 9 " Me let the tender office long engage, " To rock the cradle of declining Age ; •" Explore the thought, explain the alking eye, " And keep awhile a parent from...
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