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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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Geschichte des achtzehnten Jahrhunderts und des neunzehnten bis ..., Volume 1

Friedrich Christoph Schlosser - Europe - 1843
...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 over. SBir flebraudjten g'l'" bie teutfdje Uiberfefcmig , fie ijl aber gar ju fdjledjt, ğit ğurteil...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to Henry St. John, Lord Bolingbroke

Alexander Pope - 1844 - 48 pages
...prayer books are the toys of age : 280 Pleas'd 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 Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1844
...time, all of which only serve to show that " man is ever the same." " Pleased with this bauble still, as that before, 'Till tir'd, he sleeps, and life's poor play is o'er." POPE. The town jugglers, during the reign of the Stuarts, were fellows who practised feats of strength,...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1845 - 416 pages
...time, all of which only serve to show that " man is ever the same." " Pleased with thia bauble still, as that before, 'Till tir'd, he sleeps, and life's poor play is o'er." POPE. The town jugglers, during the reign of the Stuarts, were fellows who practised feats of strength,...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1847
...it is certain that Fontenelle could not have taken this verse from 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, 285 And each...
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Essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 82 pages
...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...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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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852
...amuse his riper stage. And beads and prayer-books are the toys of age : Pleas'd with this bauble still, am mys Those painted clouds that beautify our days : Each want of happiness by Hope supplied. And each...
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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...prayer books are the toys of age : *so 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 poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by R. Carruthers, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1853
...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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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Quotations, English - 1855 - 612 pages
...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's Eseay on Man. When the proud steed shall know why man restrains His fiery eourse, or drives...
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