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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 a while one parent from the sky... "
The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ... - Page 357
by Owen Ruffhead - 1769 - 578 pages
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 4

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1751
...O grant me, thus to live, and thus to die ! 404 Who fprung from Kings fhall know lefs joy than I. O Friend ! may each domeftic blifs be thine ! Be no...repofing Age, With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, 410 Make Langour fmile, and fmooth the bed of Death, Explore the thought, explain theaflcing eye, And...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...404 Who fprung from Kings fhall know lefs joy than I. O Friend ! may each domeftic blifs be thine I Be no unpleafing Melancholy mine : Me, let the tender...repofing Age, With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, 41^ Make Langour fmile, and fmooth the bed of Death) Explore the thought, explain the afking eye, And...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq., with His Last Corrections, Additions, and ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...! 40. Who fprung 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: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1752
...pathetic defcription of that filial Piety, in the exercife of which he makes his own happinefs to confift. Me let the tender office long engage To rock the Cradle of repofing Age j With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, Make Languor fmile, and fmooth the bed of Death ^ Explore...
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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,...repofing Age, With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, 410 Make Languor fmile, and fmooth the bed of Death, Explore the thought, explain the afking eye, And...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English poetry - 1760
...confult Dtmophilas the Bytbinian, uhofe anecdotes turn of this high importance. TO THE SATIRES. 47 Me, let the tender office long engage, To rock the...repofing Age, With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, 410 Make Languor finile, andfmooth the bed of Death, Explore the thought, explain the afking eye, And...
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The life of Alexander Pope; with a critical essay on his writings and genius

Owen Ruffhead - 1769
...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 works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In four volumes complete. With his last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...and thus to die ! Who fprung from kings fhall know lefs joy than I. 405 О friend ! may each domeitic blifs be thine ! Be no unpleafing melancholy mine...the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of repqfing age, With lenient arts extend a mother's breath, 410 Make langour fmile, and fmooththe bed...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 33

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...groan. O grant me thus to live, and thus to die ! Who fprung from Kings mall know lefs joy than I. O Friend ! may each domeftic blifs be thine ! Be no...repofing Age, With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, 410 Make Languor finile, and finooth the bed of Death, Explore VARIATION. After ver. 405. in the MS....
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...groan. O grant me thus to live, and thus to die ! Who fprung from Kings mall know lefs joy than I. O Friend ! may each domeftic blifs be thine ! Be no...the tender office long engage, To rock the cradle of repofmg Age, With lenient arts extend a Mother's breath, 410 Make Languor fmile, and fraooth the bed...
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