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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 - Page 21
by Alexander Pope - 1772 - 351 pages
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 pages
...stage, And beads and pray'r-books are the toys of age : i ' . * 4^° Pleas'd with this bauble still, as that before; "Till tir'd he sleeps, and Life's...o'er. '"Mean-while Opinion gilds with varying rays Those painted clouds that beautify our days; 1 the poet in his Mitse.] The author having said, that...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopædia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...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...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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 566 pages
...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. Mean-while Opinion gilds...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir and Notes

Alexander Pope - 1899 - 485 pages
...beads 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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Words and Days: A Table-book of Prose and Verse

Calendars - 1895 - 383 pages
...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, and Life's poor play is o'er. POPE. 327 Let 's do it after the high Roman f cushion. ANT. AND CLEOP. iv. 15. E last year's papers...
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Revue des cours et conférences, Volume 1

Education - 1897
...his riper stage, And beads and pray'r-books are thé tuys of âge : Pleas'd with this bauble still, as that before ; Till tir'd he sleeps, and life's...is o'er. Meanwhile opinion gilds with varying rays Thoîe painted clouds that beautify our clays ; Each want of hapiness by hope supply'a, And each vacuity...
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The Rape of the Lock: And An Essay on Man

Alexander Pope - 1898 - 120 pages
...and prayer books are the toys of age: 280 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, 285 And each...
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The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 8

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell - Literature - 1898 - 9822 pages
...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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Essay on Man, Epistles I.-IV.

Alexander Pope - 1899 - 93 pages
...,And beads and pray'r-books are the toys of age : Pleas'd with this bauble still, as that before ; 281 'Till tir'd he sleeps, and life's poor play is o'er. Mean-while 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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First Steps with American and British Authors

Albert Franklin Blaisdell - American literature - 1899 - 422 pages
...his riper stage, And beads and prayer books are the toys of age : Pleas'il with this bauble still, as that before, Till tir'd he sleeps, and Life's poor play is o'er." 103. Humorous stage — Stage on which are exhibited the humors of mankind, that is, according to the...
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