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" He made his wish with his estate comply, Joyful to live, yet not afraid to die. One child he had, a daughter chaste and fair, His age's comfort, and his fortune's heir. They call'd her Emma ; for the beauteous dame, Who gave the virgin birth, had borne... "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 220
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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Poems on Several Occasions

Matthew Prior - 1709 - 328 pages
...afraid to dye. One Child he had, a Daughter chaft and fair, His Age's Comfort, and his Fortune's Heir j They call'd her Emma, for the beauteous Dame Who gave the Virgin Birth had born the Name : The Name th' indulgent Father doubly lov'd, For in the Child the Mother's Charms improv'd....
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Poems on Several Occasions..

Matthew Prior - 1718 - 506 pages
...with his Eftate comply 5 Joyful to Live, yet not afraid to Dye. One Child He had, a Daughter chaft and fair; His Age's Comfort, and his Fortune's Heir. They call'd her E м м A j for the beauteous Dame Who gave the Virgin Birth, had born the Name. The Name th' indulgent...
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The Poetical Works of Matthew Prior, Volume 1

Matthew Prior - 1779
...One child he had, a daughter chafle and fair, His age's comfort, and his fortune's heir. They called her Emma ; for the beauteous dame, Who gave the Virgin...charms improv'd. Yet as, when little round his knees fhe play'd, He call'd her oft' in {port his Nut-brown Maid, The friends and tenants took the fondling...
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The Poetical Works of Matthew Prior, Volume 1

Matthew Prior - 1779
...One child he had, a daughter chafte and fair, His age's comfort, and his fortune's heir. They called her Emma ; for the beauteous dame, Who gave the Virgin birth, had borne the name; The name lh' indulgent father doubly lov'd ; For in the child the mother's charms improv'd. Yet as, when little...
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 2

1781
...fafely pafs'd, Nor found they lagg'd too flow nor flew too faft ; He made his wifli with Jus eftate comply, Joyful to live., yet not afraid to die. One...charms improv'd : Yet, as when little round his knees flie play'd, He call'd her oft, in fport, his Nut-brown Maid, The friends and tenants took the fondling...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 33

English poets - 1790
...he fafely paft ; Nor found they lagg'd too flow, nor flew too faft. He made his wifh with his eftate comply, Joyful to live, yet not afraid to die. One...charms improv'd. Yet as, when little round his knees me play'd, He call'd her oft' in fport his Nut-brown Maid, The friends and tenants took the fondling...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Parnell. Garth. Rowe ...

1795
...not afraid to dit. One child he had, a daughter challe and fair, His age's cumfort, and his t'ortum's heir. They call'd her Emma ; for the beauteous dame, Who gave the virgin birth, hid borne the name : The name th' indulgent faiher doubly lov'd ; For in the child the mother's charms...
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the English Anthology

T. And J. Egerton - 1793
...with his eftate comply, 55 Joyful to live, yet not afraid to die. One child he had, a daughter chaft and fair, His age's comfort, and his fortune's heir....the beauteous dame, Who gave the virgin birth, had born the name : The name th' indulgent father doubly lov'd; 61 For in the child the mothers charms...
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The English Anthology ...

Joseph Ritson - 1793 - 334 pages
...with his eftate comply, 55 Joyful to live, yet not afraid to die. One child he had, a daughter chaft and fair, His age's comfort, and his fortune's heir....the beauteous dame, Who gave the virgin birth, had born the name : The name th' indulgent father doubly lov'd ; 61 For in the child the mothers charms...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - 1792
...with his eflate comply, Joyful to live, yet not afraid to die. One child he had, a daughter, chafle and fair, His age's comfort, and his fortune's heir : They call'd her Emma, for the beauteous dam* Who gave the virgin birth had borne the name ; Tite name th' indulgent father doubly lov'd, For...
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