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" Faithful remembrancer of one so dear, 0 welcome guest, though unexpected here ! Who bidd'st me honour with an artless song, Affectionate, a mother lost so long. 1 will obey, not willingly alone, But gladly, as the precept were her own : And, while that... "
Poems - Page 294
by William Cowper - 1802 - 428 pages
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1798
...honour with an artlefs long, Affectionate, a mother loft fo long. I will obey, not willingly alone, But gladly, as the precept were her own; And, while that...momentary dream, that thou art fhe. My mother ! when I learn'd that thou waft dead, Say, waft thou confcious of the tears I fhed ? Hover'd thy fpirit o'er...
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Analytical Review: Or History of Literature, Domestic and Foreign ..., Volume 28

1799
...an artlefs fong. Affectionate, a mother loft fo long. I will obey, not willingly alone, But glady, as the precept were her own ; And, while that face renews my filial grief. Fancy (hall weave a charm for my relief — Shall fteep me in Elyfian reverie, A momentary dream, that thou...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1800
...honour with an artlefs fong, Affectionate, a mother loft fo long. I will obey, not willingly alone, But gladly, as the precept were her own ; And, while that...fteep me in Elyfian reverie, A momentary dream, that thon art fhe. My mother! when I learn'd that thou waft dead, Say, waft thou confcious of the tears...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800
...honour with an artlefs fong, Affectionate, a mother loft fo long. I will obey, not willingly alone, But gladly, as the precept were her own ; And, while that face renews my filial grief, Fancy fliall weave a charm fur my relief— Shall fteep me in Elyfian reverie, A momentary dream, that thou...
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1803 - 363 pages
...honour with an artlefs fong, Aflectionate, a mother loft fo long. I will obey, not willingly alone, But gladly, as the precept were her own : And, while that...mother ! when I learned that thou waft dead, Say, wast thou confcious of the tears I fhed ? Hovered thy fpirit o'er thy forrowing fon, Wretch even then,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1803 - 363 pages
...honour with an artlefs fong, AfFectionate, a mother loft fo long. I will obey, not willingly alone, But gladly, as the precept were her own; And, while that...momentary dream, that thou art fhe. My mother! when I learn'd that thou waft dead, oay, waft thou confcious of the tears I fbed? Hover'd thy fpirit o'er...
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1803 - 363 pages
...not willingly alone, But gladly, as the precept were her own : 3 •n, a kifs; .lifs— • \ -Yes. J And, while that face renews my filial grief, Fancy fhall weave a charm for my relief, Shall fleep me in Elyfian reverie, A momentary dream, that thou art fhe. My mother ! when I learned that...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1805
...a mother loft fo long. I will obey, not willingly alone, But gladly, as the precept were her own s And, while that face renews my filial grief, fancy...waft dead^ Say, waft thou confcious of the tears I fned? Hovered thy fpirit o'er thy forrowing fon, Wretch even then, life's journey juft begun ? Perhaps...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1805
...mother loft fo long. I will obey, not willingly alone, put gladly, as the precept were her own > Jlnd, while that face renews my filial grief, fancy fhall weave a charm for my relief, <SŁaH fteep me, in Elyfian reverie, A momentary dream, that thou art lhe. My mother! when I learned...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...honour with an artless song, \flectionate, a mother lost so long. I will obey, not willingly alone, But gladly, as the precept were her own : And, while that face renews my filial grief, fancy shall weave a charm for my relief, Shall steep me in Elysian reverie, A momentary dream, that thou...
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