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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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De la littérature considérée dans ses rapports avec les ..., Volume 1

Madame de Staël (Anne-Louise-Germaine) - 1812 - 640 pages
...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'cnliv'ning spirit, and to fix The gen'rous purpose in the glowing breast. Oh speak the joy ! ye,...
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An Essay on Christian Education

Sarah Trimmer - 1812 - 362 pages
...rolls along, shews some new charm. Then infant reason grows apace, and calls For the kind hand of an assiduous care. Delightful task ! to rear the tender...how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the miiid To breathe th' enliv'ning spirit, ana to fix The generous purpose in the glowing breast. Nor...
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The Duties, Advantages, Pleasures, and Sorrows of the Marriage State

John Ovington - 1813 - 168 pages
...father's lustre, and the mother's bloom. Then infant reason grows apace, and calls For the kind hand ofan assiduous care. Delightful task ! to rear the tender...generous purpose in the glowing breast.. Oh speak the joy ! yt: whom the sudden tear Surprises often, while you look around, And nothing strikes your eye but...
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The Quarterly Theological Magazine, and Religious Repository ..., Volume 1

1813 - 486 pages
...adopted; but in such cases, it is recommended by the most powerful arguments. Then, indeed, it becomes a Delightful task to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot; To pour the fresh instructions o'er the mind, To breathe the enlivening spirit, and to fix The generous purpose in the...
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The Seasons, Hymns, Ode, and Songs

James Thomson - 1813 - 346 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 thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, 1150 Delight* from a rising OffspringAnd nothing strikes your eye but sights of bliss, All various...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 424 pages
...things, .enduretb. all .things.— —ft. Paul. 14. Delightful task to rear the tender thought, To leach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breath th' enliv'ning spirit, and to fix The gea'rous purpose in the glowing breast— Tkotnton. 15....
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The Reader: Containing I. The Art of Delivery ... a Selection of Lessons in ...

Abner Alden - 1814 - 222 pages
...and every ornament that can render * discourse eai:rla:a!ag, wiunirtg, sinking, and enforcDelightful task ! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shnot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the miivl, To breathe the enlivening spirit, and to fii The...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814 - 798 pages
...father's lustre, or the mother's bloom. The infant reason grows apace, and calls For the kind hand of an assiduous care : •• ' Delightful task, to rear the tender thought, To teach the yonng idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe th' enlivening spirit,...
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Edinburgh Fugitive Pieces: With Letters Containing a Comparative View of the ...

William Creech - 1815 - 440 pages
...fashionable accomplishment, and should be taught early, " that when he is old he may not depart from it." " Delightful task ! to rear the tender thought, To teach...shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, And breathe th' enlivening spirit."— It is very diverting to a company to hear the first efforts...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - 1816 - 414 pages
...their pretty eyes may roll ; Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the sou!." POPE. VIRTUOUS LOVE. DELIGHTFUL task ! to rear the tender thought, To teach...mind. To breathe th' enlivening spirit, and to fix The gen'rous purpose in the glowing breast. O speak the joy ! ye, whom the sudden tear Surprises often,...
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