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" Pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw: Some livelier plaything gives his youth delight, A little louder, but as empty quite: Scarfs, garters, gold, amuse his riper stage, And beads and prayer-books are the toys of age: Pleased with this bauble still,... "
Book of Elegant Poetical Extracts - Page 389
by John T. Watson - 1869 - 506 pages
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

James Roach - 1793 - 274 pages
...5. C BeholJ Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, Fleas'd with X rattle, tickled with a flraw : Some livelier plaything gives his youth delight, A...little louder, but as empty quite : Scarfs, .garters, gnld, amufe his riper flage, And beads and pray'r-books are the toys of age Picas'd with this bauble...
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Poems, Moral, Elegant and Pathetic: Vis. Essay on Man

1796 - 246 pages
...when we die. Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, Pleas'd with a rattle, tickled with a ftraw : Some livelier plaything gives his youth delight, A...louder, but as empty quite: Scarfs, garters, gold, amufe his riper ftage, And beads and pray'r-books are the toys of age ; Tleas'd with this bauble ftill,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 574 pages
...when we die. Behold the child, by nature's kindly IHW, Pleas'd with a rattle, tickled with a ftraw; Some livelier plaything gives his youth delight, A...louder, but as empty quite ; Scarfs, garters, gold amule his riper ftagc, And beads and pray'i -books are the toys of age : Pleas'd with this bauble nul,...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798 - 140 pages
...Hope travels thro', nor quits us when we die. Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, Pleas'd with a rattle, tickled with a straw: Some livelier plaything...garters, gold, amuse his riper stage, And beads and pray'r-books are the toys of age: Pleas'd with this bauble still, as that before; 'Till tir'd he sleeps,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 232 pages
...Hope travels thro' nor quits us when we die. Behold the child, by nature's kindly law 27i Pleas'd with a rattle, tickled with a straw : Some livelier plaything...garters, gold, amuse his riper stage, And beads and pray'r-books are the toys of age: 280 Pleas'd with this bauble still, as that before, Till tir'd he...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 408 pages
...Hope tra\els thro', nor quits us when we die. Bthold the child, by nature's kindly law, Pleas'd wiih a rattle, tickled with a straw : Some livelier play-thing...gives his youth delight, A little louder, but as empty quile: Scarfs, garters, gold, amuse his riper stage, And beads and prayer-books are the toys of age...
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1806 - 474 pages
...we die. Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, 275 Pleas'd with a rattle, tickled with a ftraw : Some livelier play-thing gives his youth delight,...louder, but as empty quite : Scarfs, garters, gold, amufe his riper ftage, And beads and pray'r-books are the toys of age : 280 Pleas'd NOTES. for thofe...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Essay on man. Moral essays. An essay on satire

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806 - 466 pages
...die. • Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, 275 Pleas'd with a rattle, tickled with a ftraw : Some livelier play-thing gives his youth delight,...louder, but as empty quite : Scarfs, garters, gold, amufe his riper ftage, And beads and pray'r-books are the toys of age : 280 Pleas'd NOTES. for thofe...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 474 pages
...Hope travels throngh, nor quits us when we die. Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law, Pleas'd with a rattle, tickled with a straw : Some livelier plaything...garters, gold, amuse his riper stage, And beads and pray'r-books are the toys of age: Fleas'd with this bauble still, as that before, Till tir'd he sleeps,...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 316 pages
...travels tbrough, nor quits us when we die. Bebold the child, hy Nature's kindly law, 875 Pleas'd with a rattle, tickled with a straw : Some livelier plaything gives his youth delight, A little louder, hut as empty quite: Scarfs, garters, gold, amuse his riper stage, ' And heads and pray'r-hooks are...
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