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" My sledge and hammer lie reclined, My bellows, too, have lost their wind ; My fire's extinct, my forge decayed, And in the dust my vice is laid. My coal is spent, my iron's gone, My nails are drove, my work is done ; My fire-dried corpse lies here at... "
Joe Miller's Jests: With Copious Additions - Page 218
by Joe Miller - 1836 - 248 pages
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816 - 490 pages
...wind My fire's extinct, my forge decay 'd, My vice is in the dust all laid ; My coal is spent, my iron gone, My nails are drove, my work is done. My fire-dried corpse here lies at rest, My soul, smoke-like, soars to be blest. A whimsical Epitaph, taken jrom a Stone...
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A collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, ancient and modern, by ...

Collection - 1821 - 336 pages
...wind; My fire's extinct, my forge decay'd, My vice is in the dust all laid ; My coal is spent, my iron gone, My nails are drove, my work is done. My fire-dried corpse here lies at rest, My soul], smoke-like, soars to be blest. ON WEST WAITE, Son of the Rev. Thomas Waite,...
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The Scotch haggis; consisting of anecdotes, jests [&c.] with a coll. of ...

Scotch haggis - 1822 - 344 pages
...hammer lie reclin'd,. My bellows, too, have lost their wind; My fire's extinct, my forge decay 'd, And in the dust my vice is laid, My coal is spent, my irons gone, My nails are drove,. my work is done. In Latin, imitated. Hie jacet in modica vulcani filius...
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A Collection of Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions, Ancient and Modern ...

Epitaphs - 1822 - 382 pages
...wind; My fire's extinct, my forge decay'd, My vice is in the dust all laid ; My coal is spent, my iron gone, My nails are drove, my work is done. My fire-dried corpse here lies at rest, My soul, smoke-like, soars to be blest. ON WEST WAITE, 'Son of the Rev. Thomas Waite,...
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The Cabinet of Momus: A Choice Selection of Humorous Poems

Poetry - 1827 - 158 pages
...; My fire's extinct, my forge decay'd ; My vice is in the dust all laid ; My coal is spent, my iron gone, My nails are drove, my work is done. My fire-dried corpse lies here at rest: soul, smoke-like, soars to be blest107 THE FIRST PAIR. ADAM alone could not be easy, So he. must have...
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The Bognor: Arundel and Littlehampton Guide, Comprising a History of Those ...

Richard Dally - Bognor (England) - 1828 - 278 pages
...hammer lie reclined. A! v bellows too have lost-their wind— My fire's extinct— my forge decay'd*— And in the dust my vice is laid,— My coal is spent— -my iron gone— The nails are driven — my work is done. Before we quit Felpham we should remark that...
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Church-yard gleanings and epigrammatic scraps, a collection of epitaphs and ...

William Pulleyn - 1829 - 302 pages
...and hammer lie declin'd, My bellows, too, have lost their wind ; My fire's extinct, my forge deeay'd, And in the dust my vice is laid ; My coal is spent, my iron gone, My nails are driven, my work is done ; My fire-dried corpse here lies at rest, My soul,...
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The new Scotch haggis; consisiting of pieces connected with Scottish drollery

Scotch haggis - 1829 - 436 pages
...CHURCH-YARD OF GREENOCK. My sledge and hammer both declined, My bellows too have lost their wind, Myjire's extinct my forge decayed, And in the dust my vice is laid, My coals are spent my iron is gone, My nails are drove my work is done. ON JOHN BELL. John Bell lived...
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Memoirs of a Manager: Or, Life's Stage with New Scenery, Volume 1

Henry Lee - Theater - 1830 - 210 pages
...London. EPITAPH. My .SiV'V'1 ;""' Hammer lie reclined, Mr Bellows, too, have lost their wind ; My Fire's extinct, my Forge decayed, And in the dust my Vice is laid ; My Coal is spent, my Iron's gone, My last Nail's driven, my Work is done, JULY 8. —Since I was brought up, like many others, among money-getting...
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Memoirs of a Manager: Or, Life's Stage with New Scenery, Volume 1

Henry Lee - Theater - 1830 - 220 pages
...reclined, My Bellows, too, hare lost their wind ; My Fire's extinct, my Farg* ilecajed. And in tbe dust my Vice is laid ; My Coal is spent, my Iron's gone, My last Nail's driven, my Wort it dona. Jui,Y 8. — Since I was brought up, like many others, among mbney-getting...
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