In all my wanderings round this world of care, In all my griefs - and God has given my share I still had hopes my latest hours to crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down; To husband our life's taper at the close And keep the flame from wasting... Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell - Pagina 26door Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pagina’sVolledige weergave
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...grounds." For the narrator, such changes are almost unbearable: "Where once the cottage stood, the hawthorn grew, / Remembrance wakes with all her busy train,.../ Swells at my breast, and turns the past to pain" (77-82). The last couplet reiterates the "Air" from the Captivity Oratorio.27 This is only one of numerous...