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" Delightful task ! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe the enlivening spirit, and to fix The generous purpose in the glowing breast. "
Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins - Page 119
edited by - 1806
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The Search After Happiness: A Pastoral Drama

Hannah More - 1800 - 96 pages
...A PASTORAL DRAMA FOR YOUNG LADIES. SEARCH AFTER HAPPINESS A PASTORAL DRAMA. THE TWELFTH EDITION. " To rear the tender thought, " To teach the young idea how to (hoot, " To pour riWfedh iuihui'hou o'er |4»»mind, " To breathe th'enliv'ning fpirit, and to fix...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 9

1800 - 452 pages
...devoid of affection for them, pleafures beyond expreffion will be derived from in Delightful talk ! to rear the tender thought ; To teach the young idea how to flioot, And pour the frefli inftrufiion o'er the mind. THOMSON. But you may fay, that, not having yourfelf...
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The temple of Apollo, being a selection of the best poems, from the most ...

Apollo - 1800 - 224 pages
...Then infant reafon grows apace, and calls For the kind hand of an affiduous care. Delightful tafk ! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to lhoot, To pour the frefh inftruction o'er the mind, To breathe th' enlivening fpirit, and to fix The...
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De la littérature considérée dans ses rapports avec les ..., Volume 1

Madame de Staël (Anne-Louise-Germaine) - 1800 - 410 pages
...sans cette illusion qui nous fait nous The infant reason grows apace and calls For the Kind hand of an assiduous care. Delightful task! to rear the tender...idea how to shoot , To pour the fresh instruction o'cr the mind , To breathe th'enlivening spirit and to fix The generous purpose in the glowing breast....
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Cottage Gardener and Country Gentleman's Companion, Volume 3

1850 - 376 pages
...human plants, on which duties they have now entered ? W ould they be less capable of engaging in the " delightful task, to rear the tender thought — to teach the young idea how to shoot," &c. ? Would you imitate their success? Then follow their example. R. FISH. ~ — L . . ---...
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The Mutual Duties of Husbands and Wives: A Sermon, Occasioned by the ...

William Jay - 1801 - 46 pages
...her infant daughter — to view from the window the manly exploits of her boy— " Delightful talk, to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to (hoot, 5 " To pour the frefh inftrudlion o'er the mind, " To breathe th'enlivening fpirit, and to fix...
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An Impartial History of the Town and County of Newcastle Upon Tyne and Its ...

John Baillie - 1801 - 642 pages
...burtl forth with energy and luftre on the ftage of human affairs ' Or, as the poet Delightful tafk ; to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to (hoot, To pour the frefti inftnuftion o'er the mind, To breathe th* enlivening fpirit, and to fix The...
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The Seasons ...

James Thomson - 1802 - 320 pages
...father's lustre, and the mother's bloom. Then infant reason grows apace, and calls For the kind hand of an assiduous care. Delightful task ! to rear the tender...the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe th' enliv'ning spirit, and to fix The gen'rous purpose in the glowing breast. Oh speak the joy! ye, whom...
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The works of mr. James Thomson, to which is prefixed the life of ..., Volume 1

James Thomson - 1802 - 344 pages
...father's lustre, and the mother's bloom. Then infant reason grows apace, and calls For the kind hand of an assiduous care. Delightful task! to rear the tender...pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe th'enlivening spirit, and to fix The generous purpose in the glowing breast, Oh speak the joy! ye,...
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The seasons; with the life of the author. To which are added Hesiod, or the ...

James Thomson - 1803 - 268 pages
...father's lustre, and the mother's bloom. Then infant reason grows apace , and calU For the kind hand of an assiduous care. Delightful task ! to rear the tender...breast. Oh speak the joy ! ye , whom the sudden tear Surprizes often , while you look around , And nothing strikes your eye but sights of bliss , All various...
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