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" Father William replied, I remember 'd that youth would fly fast, And abused not my health and my vigour at first. That I never might need them at last. You are old, Father William, the young man cried. And pleasures with youth pass away, And yet you lament... "
The Annual Anthology - Page 219
edited by - 1799 - 300 pages
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The Balance, and Columbian Repository, Volume 2

1803 - 438 pages
...said, Your few locks that are left are quite grey : You are hale, FatHfcr William, a hearty old man : Now tell me the reason, I pray ? In the days of my youth. Father William replied, I remember'd thit youth would fly fast, And abus'd not my health and my vigour at first, That I never might want...
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Metrical Tales and Other Poems

Robert Southey - 1805 - 224 pages
...cried, The few locks which are left you are grey ; You are hale, Father William, a hearty old man, Now tell me the reason I pray. In the days of my youth, Father William replied, I remember'd that youth would fly fast, And abused not my health and my vigour at first That I never might need them at last....
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1806 - 192 pages
...first, That I never might need them at last." . f ' You are old, father William," the young man cried, " And pleasures with youth pass away, And yet you lament...are gone : Now tell me the reason, I pray." " In The Old Man's Comforts. 33 " In the days of my youth," father William replied, "I remember'd that youth...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 3

1807 - 550 pages
...last. You are old, Father William, the young man cried, And pleasures with youth pass away, And vet you lament not the days that are gone, Now tell me...reason I pray. In the days of my youth, Father William ret plied, I remember'd that youth could not last; I thought of the future, whatever I did, That I...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1804 - 184 pages
...atlaft." •* " You are old, father William," the young man cried, " And pleafures with youth pafs away, And yet you lament not the days that are gone ; Now tell «ig the reafon, J pray,.'* The Old Man's Comfort t. 33 " In the days of ray youth," father William...
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Letters to John Aikin, M. D.: On His Volume of Vocal Poetry: and on His ...

James Plumptre - 1811 - 486 pages
...That I never might need them at last." ' 3 fc You are old, father William," the young man cried, " And pleasures with youth pass away, And yet you lament...days that are gone ; Now tell me the reason, I pray." 4 " In the days of my youth," father William replied, " I remember'd that youth could not last ; I...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany

1814 - 984 pages
...first That I never might need them at last." " You are old, Father William," the young man cry'd, " And pleasures with youth pass away, And yet you lament..." . • "In the days of my youth," Father William reply'd, " I remembered that youth could not last, And thought of the future, whatever I did, That...
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Poetry for Children: Consisting of Short Pieces to be Committed to Memory

1820 - 190 pages
...first, That I never might need them at last." " You are old, father William," the young man cried, " And pleasures with youth pass away, And yet you lament...days that are gone : Now tell me the reason, I pray." The Old Man's Comforts. 33 " In the days of my youth," father William replied, " I remember'd that...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - 1822 - 844 pages
...cried, " The few locks that are left you are grey : You are hale, father William, a hearty old man ; Now tell me the reason, I pray." " In the days of...father William replied, . "I remember'd that youth would fly fast, And abus'd not my health and my vigour at first, That I never might need them at last."...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 2

1822 - 588 pages
...are old Father Dennis," the young man said, " And pleasures with youth pass away ; And yet yon regret not the days that are gone, Now tell me the reason, I pray !" 4. " In the days of my youth," Father Dennis replied, " I remembered that youth could not last,'...
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