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" 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... "
Bell's edition: The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to ... - Page 45
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 189? - 550 pages
...age, With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of death,1 Explore the thought, explain the asking eye, And keep...sky ! On cares like these if length of days attend, D. o. M. Ar'EXANDRO. POPE. VIRO. INNOCYO. PBOBO. PIO. QVI. VIXIT. ANNOS. LXXV. OB. MDCCXVII. ET. EDITHAE....
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with his last corrections ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Colley Cibber - 1804 - 754 pages
...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 of Death, Explore the thought, explain' the asking eye, And keep a while one parent from the sky ! On cares like these, if length of days attend, May Heav'n, to bless...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...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...asking eye, And keep awhile one parent from the sky ! Johnson, speaking of this amiable feature in the character of Pope, observes, that " his parents...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...office long engage, To rock the cradle of reposing age, With lenient arts extend a MotheVs breath, Make Languor smile, and smooth the bed of Death, Explore...asking eye, And keep awhile one parent from the sky ! Johnson, speaking of this amiable feature in the character of Pope, observes, that " his parents...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - Literary Criticism - 1806
...mother, just after she was With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor smile, and smuoth the bed of death ; Explore the thought, explain the...asking eye, And keep awhile one parent from the sky !* These exquisite lines give us a very interesting picture of the exemplary filial piety of our author,...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807
...reposing age, With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, 410 Make languor smile, and smooth the hed of death, Explore the thought, explain the asking...those days, preserve my friend, Preserve him social, ^cheerful, and serene, 416 And just" as rich as when he serv'da queen. A. Whether that blessing he...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill

John Bell - 1807
...long engage To rock the cradle of reposing age, With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, 410 Mike Languor smile, and smooth the bed of Death, Explore...sky ! On cares like these, if length of days attend, MayHeav'n, to bless those days, preserve my friendT Preserve him social, cheerful, and serene, 416...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...tender office long engageTo rock the cradle of reposing age, With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, Make languor smile, and smooth the bed of death ;...On cares like these, if length, of days attend, May Heaven to bless those days, preserve my friend! Preserve him social, cheerful, and serene, And just...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809 - 1016 pages
...engage, To rock the cradle of reposing Age ; With lenient arts extend a Mother's, breath. Make laiisiunr ss : the man of wealth and pride Takes up a space...Space for his horses, equipage, and hounds ; The Heaven, toblessthosedays,preservemy friend, Preserve him social, cheerful, and serene, And just as...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

Social Science - 1809
...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 askin« pye, And keep awhile one parent from the sky ! On cares like these, if length of days attend,...
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