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" Defend me therefore, common sense, say I, From reveries so airy, from the toil Of dropping buckets into empty wells, And growing old in drawing nothing up... "
Poems: By William Cowper, ... In Two Volumes. ... - Страница 99
по William Cowper - 1795
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Composition and Rhetoric by Practice: With Exercises Adapted for Use in High ...

William Williams - 1902 - 338 страници
...— A necessary act incurs no blame." 6. " Defend me therefore, Common Sense, say I, From reveries so airy, from the toil Of dropping buckets into empty wells, And growing old in drawing nothing up." " O yet we trust that somehow good Will be the final goal of ill ; That nothing walks with aimless...

The Rommany Stone

Sir James Henry Yoxall - 1902 - 330 страници
...the profane, let me not be thought to arraign the wisdom of my superiors. —Oxford in the Vacation. The toil Of dropping buckets into empty wells And growing old in drawing nothing up. —The Task, iii. The men of our time are not to be converted or perverted by quartos. XV. THE next...

The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - 1904
...Poetry : Swift Opportunity. w. R. ALGER. Defend me, therefore, common sense, say I, From reveries so airy, from the toil Of dropping buckets into empty wells, And growing old in drawing nothing up. Task, Bk. III. w. COWPER. Like Dead Sea fruit that tempts the eye, But turns to ashes on the lips !...

Waiting Upon God

Andrew Bruce Davidson - 1904 - 378 страници
...It seems often as if our life were to be consumed in waiting, and in the end receiving nothing : " Dropping buckets into empty wells, And growing old in drawing nothing up," as if we had to exhaust ourselves looking. As the Psalmist wrote, " Mine eyes fail while I wait for...

The Menace of Privilege: A Study of the Dangers to the Republic from the ...

Henry George - 1905 - 421 страници
...CHAPTER I. ORGANIZATION OF LABORERS CHAPTER II. DANGERS OF UNIONISM Defend me, therefore, . . . . . . from the toil Of dropping buckets into empty wells, And growing old in drawing nothing up. — COWPER: Task. The workmen desire to get as much, the masters to give as little, as possible. The...

Lectures and Essays, Том 1

Alfred Ainger - 1905
...with all thy faults, I love thee still. There is a pleasure in poetic pains Which only poets know. The toil Of dropping buckets into empty wells, And growing old in drawing nothing up! The cup that cheers but not inebriates— and a dozen more. Rather was it the home-felt scenes in the...

English Literature

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - 1905 - 445 страници
...deservedly at home." Cowper gladly turns his back upon the feverish and futile strife of society, upop the toil "Of dropping buckets into empty wells And growing old in drawing nothing up," to watch the sheep stream out of the fold and over the glebe, or the loaded wain creep in from the...

The Companionship of Books and Other Papers

Frederic Rowland Marvin - 1905 - 320 страници
...said he, "will be greater than that of the famous French potter." And so year after year he went on " Dropping buckets into empty wells, And growing old in drawing nothing up." The gifted Sylvia Wright followed her sister Frances to America, and bought a tract of land, with which...

The Companionship of Books and Other Papers

Frederic Rowland Marvin - 1905 - 320 страници
...said he, "will be greater than that of the famous French potter." And so year after year he went on " Dropping buckets into empty wells, And growing old in drawing nothing up." The gifted Sylvia Wright followed her sister Frances to America, and bought a tract of land, with which...

The History of Co-operation, Том 1

George Jacob Holyoake - 1906 - 691 страници
...THE EVIL DAYS BEFORE CO-OPERATION BEGAN " Defend me, therefore, Common Sense, say I, From reveries so airy — from the toil Of dropping buckets into empty wells, And growing old in drawing nothing up." — COWPER. MATTERS were at a very bad pass — as they had often been before — with the working...




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