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" Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let fall the curtains, wheel the sofa round, And while the bubbling and loud-hissing urn Throws up a steamy column, and the cups, That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each, So let us welcome peaceful evening... "
The months of the year; or, Conversations on the calendar [signed J.R.]. - Page 244
by J. R - 1824
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 pages
...all ; I burn to set th' imprison'd wranglers free, And give them voice and utt'rance once again. Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let fall...bubbling and loud-hissing urn Throws up a steamy column, and the cups, That cheer, but not inebriate, wait on each ; So let us welcome peaceful ev'ning in....
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Poems [ed. by J. Newton]. Illustr. with engr. from the designs of ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810
...all ; I burn to set th' imprison'd wranglers free, And give them voice and utt'rance once again. Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let fall...wheel the sofa round, And, while the bubbling and loud hissing urn Throws up a steamy column, and the cups, That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each,...
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The Gleaner: A Series of Periodical Essays, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1811
...domestic fire-side, as our lamented Cowper. I am tempted to add a few of these interesting sketches. Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let fall...bubbling and loud-hissing urn Throws up a steamy column, and the cups, That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each, So let us welcome peaceful ev'ning in. •...
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The Gleaner: A Series of Periodical Essays, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1811
...tempted to add a few of these interesting sketches. Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fas(, Let fall the curtains, wheel the sofa round, And while...bubbling and loud-hissing urn Throws up a steamy column, and the cups, That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each, So let us welcome peaceful ev'ning in. oh,...
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The Reflector: A Quarterly Magazine, on Subjects of Philosophy, Politics ...

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1811 - 503 pages
...summoned to his tea ! Now stir the fire, and close the shntters fast, Let fall the curtains, ulnvl the sofa round, And while the bubbling and loud-hissing urn Throws up n iiramy column, and the cups. That dim hnt not inebriate, wait on each, So let us welcome peaceful...
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The Analectic Magazine ...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 4

Washington Irving - 1814
...dissipates at once the twilight and the sunshine; and the ambitious dreamer is summoned to his tea .' Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let fall...bubbling and loud-hissing urn Throws up a steamy column, and the cups That cheev, but not inebriate, wait on cacti, So let us welcome peaceful evening in. Never...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Electronic book - 1816 - 392 pages
...crumbs Attract hU tender feet. THOMSON. A WINTER EVENING. NOW stir (he fire, and close the shatters fast ; Let fall the curtains, wheel the sofa round ; And, while the bubbling and load hissing urn Throws up a steamy column, and the caps, That cheer, but uot inebriate, wait on each,...
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The Task

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817 - 220 pages
...all ; I burn to set th' irnprison'd wranglers free, And give them voice and utt'rance once again. Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let fall...wheel the sofa round, And, while the bubbling and loud hissing urn Throws up a steamy column, and the cups, That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each,...
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Poems,

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817
...all ; I hum to set th' imprisoned wranglers free, And give them voice and utterance once agaiix Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let fall...the curtains, wheel the sofa round, And while the huhhling and lond hissing urn Throws up a steamy column, and the cups, That cheer hut not inehriate,...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1819
...candle dissipates these scenes of fancy in an instant, and the dreamer is summoned to his tea. Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let fall...bubbling and loud-hissing urn Throws up a steamy column, and the cups, That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each, So let us welcome peaceful evening in. '...
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