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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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Easy poetry for children, a selection

Easy poetry - 1865 - 206 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 National Third Reader: Containing Exercises in Articulation, Accent ...

Richard Green Parker - 1865 - 300 pages
...old, Father William," the young man cried, " And pleasures with youth pass away, And yet you lament4 not the 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...
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Select Readings from the Poets and Prose Writers of Every Country

James Fleming - 1866 - 382 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...the days of my youth," Father William replied, " I remembered that youth could not last ; I thought of the future, whatever I did,. That I never might...
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Sunday readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1866 - 236 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 abused not my health and my vigour at first, That I never might need them at last."...
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The Improved illustrated reader, Book 4

Improved illustrated reader - 1885 - 244 pages
...first, That I never might need them at last." 3. "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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Red-letter Poems by English Men and Women

1885 - 668 pages
...man cried, The few locks that are left you atc gray; 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 vigor at first, That I never might need them at iast....
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Parodies of the Works of English & American Authors, Volume 3

1886 - 300 pages
...man cried, " You shake and you shiver, I say, You've a cold, Father William, your nose it is red ; Now tell me the reason, I pray." " In the days of my youth,1' Father William replied — (He was a dissembling old man), "I put lumps of ice in my grandpapa's...
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McGuffey's Alternate First[-sixth] Reader, Book 4

William Holmes McGuffey - 1887 - 236 pages
...first, That I never might need them at last." 3. "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 remembered that youth could not last; I thought...
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A Present to Youths & Young Men, Volume 1

1891 - 576 pages
...hairs that are left you are grey, You are hale, — Father William, a hearty old man, Now tell me the the reason, I pray ! " "In the days of my youth," — Father William replied, ' ' I remembered that youth would fly fast, And abused not my health, and my vigour at first, That I never...
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The Laureates of England, from Ben Jonson to Alfred Tennyson

Kenyon West - 1895 - 614 pages
...cried ; The few locks which are left you are gray; 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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