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" 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 out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame from... "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 534
1823
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1845 - 527 pages
...pain. In all mv wanderings round this world of care, n all my griefs— end GOD has given my share — still had hopes, my latest hours to crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down ; To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flume from wasting by repose. still had hopes,...
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Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, Volume 119

Languages, Modern - 1907
...And teach the sportive younkers round, Saws of experience, sage and sound — an Des. Vül., 83 ff.: In all my wanderings round this world of care, In...to crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down ... 1 Über den 'milk-white thorn' vgl. Ritter, p. 103, Anm. 2. — Im übrigen verweise ich auf Ritter,...
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Life in Medieval Times

Marjorie Rowling - History - 1973 - 224 pages
...ended his days in a Continental abbey, longing for the grey skies and green fields of his homeland: In all my wanderings round this world of care, In all my griefs — and God has given my share — / still had hopes my latest hour to crown, Among those humble bowers to lay me down; And as a hare...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 137

England - 1885
...once I received it. The verses took firm hold, have withstood "the whips and scorns of time," — " In all my wanderings round this world of care, In all my griefs — and God has given my share," — have presented themselves, and still do present themselves, though I have been face to face with...
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The Voyage Perilous: Willa Cather's Romanticism

Susan J. Rosowski - Fiction - 2001 - 304 pages
...from "The Deserted Village," lines 93-94. The stanza from which the lines are taken reads as follows: In all my wanderings round this world of care, In...crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down; To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame from wasting by repose. I still had hopes,...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...grew, Sij Remembrance wakes with all her busy train, Swells at my breast and tums the past to pain. In all my wanderings round this world of care, In...crown. Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down; To husband out life's taper at the close. And keep the flame from wasting by repose. I still had hopes,...
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Oliver Goldsmith: The Critical Heritage

G. S. Rousseau - Reference - 1995 - 385 pages
...cherished hope, and produced the following exquisitely tender and mournful lines: In all my wand'rings round this world of care, In all my griefs — and God has giv'n my share — I still had hopes my latest hours to crown, Amid these humble bowers to lay me down;...
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Celticism

Terence Brown - History - 1996 - 299 pages
...of the poet in the garret is part of the distancing strategy that begins much earlier in the poem: I still had hopes my latest hours to crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down; To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame from wasting by repose, I still had hopes,...
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Time for Poetry: A Workshop Approach for Cxc

Nahdjla Carasco Bailey - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2014 - 128 pages
...Is your experience of the subject matter of the poem similar to or different from that of the poet? In all my wanderings round this world of care, In...crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down; To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame from wasting by repose: I still had hopes,...
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A Book of Irish Verse

William Butler Yeats - Poetry - 2000 - 256 pages
...Songs of Wicklow,' when interesting, are too long for this book. OLD AGE From tI,e ' Deserted, Village' IN all my wanderings round this world of care, In all my griefs—and God has given my share— I still had hopes my later hours to crown, Amidst these humble...
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