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" Pleas'd 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 pray'r-books are the toys of age : Pleas'd with this bauble... "
Der Mensch, ein philosophisches Gedicht - Seite 21
von Alexander Pope - 1772 - 351 Seiten
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

John Timbs - 1829 - 360 Seiten
...amuse his riper age, And beads and prayer-books are the toys of age : Pleas'd with this bauble still, as that before, Till tir'd he sleeps, and life's poor play is o'er. Pope. pxcn. kings that their subjects are satisfied with such trifling rewards. Should a nobleman happen...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

John Timbs - 1829 - 360 Seiten
...amuse his riper age, And beads and prayer-books are the toys of age: Pleas'd with this bauble still, as that before, Till tir'd he sleeps, and life's poor play is o'er. nxcii. Pope. kings that their subjects are satisfied with such trifling rewards. Should a nobleman...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1830 - 442 Seiten
...prayer-books arc the toys of age: 280 Pleased with this bauble still, aa that before ; 'Till tired, ope praises 7 / Those painted clouds that beautify our days : Each want of happiness by hope supplied. And each vacuity...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 480 Seiten
...amuse his riper stage, And beads and prayer-books are the toys of age: Pleas'd with this bauble still, as that before, Till tir'd he sleeps, and life's poor play is o'er. One prospect lost, another still we gain, And not a vanity is given in vain : Ev'n mean self-love becomes,...
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The Grammatical Instructer; Containing an Exposition of All the Essential ...

Samuel B. EMMONS - 1832 - 160 Seiten
...riper stage; And beads and prayer-books are the toys of age: Pleas'd with this bauble still, -asthat before; Till tir'd he sleeps, and life's poor play...is o'er! Meanwhile opinion gilds with varying rays ; Those painted clouds that beautify our days; Each want of happiness by hope supply'd, And each vacuity...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke : to ...

Alexander Pope - 1832 - 67 Seiten
...youth delight, A little louder, but as empty quite : Scarfs, 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 sleeps, and life's poor play is o'er 1 Meanwhile opinion gilds...
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Shakspeare's Seven Ages of Man: Or, The Progress of Human Life. Illustrated ...

John Evans - 1834 - 252 Seiten
...his riper age, And beads, and prayer-books, are the toys of AGE ! Pleas'd with this bauble, as with that before, Till tir'd HE sleeps, and LIFE'S poor play is o'er! But, " Let not MAN," says the devout and ingenious St. Pierre, " vent complaints on the short duration...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes [&c ..., Band 1

Alexander Pope - 1835
...and prayer-books are the toys of age : Pleased with this bauble still, as that before, 281 Till tired he sleeps, and life's poor play is o'er. Meanwhile opinion gilds with varying rays Those painted clouds that beautify our days ; Each want of happiness by hope supplied, 285 And each...
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The Constitution of Society: As Designed by God

Daniel Bishop - 1835 - 639 Seiten
...amuse hu riper stage : And beads and prayer-books are the toys of age. Pleas'd with his bauble still, as that before ; Till, tir'd, he sleeps, — and life's poor play is o'er. POPE. 69. What, says Dr. Brown, shall we think of the mind of that man, who, endowed with a capacity...
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1839 - 458 Seiten
...and prayer-books are the toys of age : Pleased with this bauble still, as that before ; 'Till tired he sleeps, and life's poor play is o'er. Meanwhile opinion gilds with varying rays Those painted clouds that beautify our days : Each want of happiness by hope supplied, And each vacuity...
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