To sooth and sweeten all the cares we know ; Whose glad suggestions still each vain alarm, When nature fades, and life forgets to charm ; Thee would the muse invoke ! to thee belong The sage's precept and the poet's song. What... The Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems - Page 11by Thomas Campbell - 1804 - 160 pagesFull view
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John Aikin, John Frost - English poetry - 1866
...forgets to charm ; Thee would the muse invoke ! — to thee belong The sage's precept, and the poet's song. What soften'd views thy magic glass reveals,...reflected lustres play; Thy temper'd gleams of happiness resign 'd Glance on the darken'd minor of the mind. The school's lone porch, with reverend mofstet...