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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 Poetical Works of Robert Southey, Esq. ...: Minor poems

Robert Southey - 1826 - 268 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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The Poetical Melange

1828 - 814 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...the days of my youth,' father William replied, ' I remembered that youth would not last, ' I thought on the future whatever I did, ' That I never might...
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The Bee: A Collection of Poems, Chiefly Designed for the Young

1828 - 188 pages
...might need them at last. You are old, Father William, the young man he said, And pleasures with you pass away ; And yet you lament not the days that are...reason, I pray. In the days of my youth, Father William reply'd, I remember'd that youth would not last ; I thought of the future, whatever I did, That I never...
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Olive Branch, Volume 1

1828 - 396 pages
...never might need them at last. You areold. Father William, the young man cried, And pleasures with age pass away, And yet you lament not the days that are gone ; Now tell me the reas-jo. I pray. In the days of my youth, l-'allu-r U illi.mi replied, 1 remember'd lhat youth could...
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Easy Lessons in Reading: For the Use of the Younger Classes in Common Schools

Joshua Leavitt - 1829 - 172 pages
...last." 3. " You are old father William," the young man cried, " And pleasures with youth pass ruoay, And yet you lament not the days that are gone ; Now tell ise the reason, I pray." 4. " In the days of my youth," father William replied, " I remembered that...
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The Norwich Minstrel, Containing Several Hundred of the Most Admired and ...

1831 - 272 pages
...first, That I never might need them at last." " You are old, Father William," the young man .cried, 1 ' And pleasures with youth pass away, And yet you lament not the days that are gone J Now tell me the reason, I pray ?" " In the days of my youth," Father William replied, " I remembered...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

1832 - 406 pages
...cried, The few lock* 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, 1 remember'd that youth would fly fast, And abused not my health and my vigour at first, That I never...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 254 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...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 Honeysuckle: Or, Poetical Sweets that Never Cloy: Original and Selected

1840 - 118 pages
...might need them at last. You are old, Father William, the young man he said. And pleasures with you pass away ; And yet you lament not the days that are gone — Now tell me the reason, I pray. F2 In the days of my youth, Father William reply'd, I remember'd that youth would not last ; I thought...
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A Collection, in Prose and Verse, for the Use of Schools

Andrew Thomson - 1835 - 302 pages
...are grey ; You are hale, father William, a hearty old man, Now tell me the reason, I pray." ,' '_ 0 " In the days of my youth," 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...
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