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" You are hale, Father William, a hearty old man ; Now tell me the reason, I pray. In the days of my youth... "
Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin - Page 32
by Poetry - 1804
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The Annual Anthology, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1799 - 300 pages
...frown on me, and cried, " You stupid puppy — you have speil'd my wig !" The OLD MAN'S COMFORTS, You are old, Father William, the young man cried, The few locks that are left you are grey, You are hale, Father William, a hearty old man,. Now tell me the reason I pray. In the days of...
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The Annual Anthology, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1800
...puppy — you have fpoil'd my wig !" The OLD MAN'S COMFORTS, And Ao-o> lie gained them. You are oJd, Father William* the young man cried, The few locks that are left you are grey, You are hale, Father William, a hearty old man, Now tell me the reason I pray. In the days of...
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Metrical Tales and Other Poems

Robert Southey - 1805 - 201 pages
...them. You are old, Father William, the young man cried, The few locks which are left you are grey ; You are hale, Father William, a hearty old man, Now tell me the reason I pray. In the days of my youth, Father William replied, I remember'd that youth would fly fast,...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 3

1807
...esteemed n curioiity by gft-nej al reader«. H. THE OLD MAN'S COMFORTS, AND HOW HE CAIN'ED THEM. You are old, Father William, the young man cried, • The few locks that are left yon are grey ; You arc hale, Father William, a hearty old man, Now tell me tlie reason I pray. In the...
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La Belle Assemblée, Or, Bell's Court and Fashionable Magazine, Volume 3

1807
...tyme is come that he must go hyuuelve . THE OLD MAN'S COMFORTS, AND HOW HE GAINED THEM. You are ol<t, Father William, the young man cried, The few locks that are left you are grey ; You are hale, Father William, a hearty old man, Now tell me the reason I pray. Iu the days of...
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Letters to John Aikin, M. D.: On His Volume of Vocal Poetry: and on His ...

James Plumptre - 1811 - 472 pages
...brighter day". JP XIII. THE OLD MAN'S COMFORTS, AND HOW HE GAIXED THEM. BY ROBERT SOUTHEY. 1 " You are old father William," the young man cried, " The...father William, a hearty old man : Now tell me the reason, I pray." 2 " In the days of my youth," father William replied, " I remember'd that youth would...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany

1814
...MAN'S REVIEW OF HIS YOUTH. "YOU arc old, Father William,'' the young man cry'd, "The few locks which are left you are gray, You are hale, Father William, a hearty old man, Now tell me the reason, I pray?" "In the days of my youth," Father William reply'd, "I remembered that youth would...
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Poetry for Children: Consisting of Short Pieces to be Committed to Memory

1820 - 168 pages
...WATTS. S2 The Old Man's Corrfort*. THE OLD MAN'S COMFORTS, AND HOW HE GAINED THEM. " You are old, fathet William," the young man cried, " The few locks that...father William, a hearty old man : Now tell me the reason, I pray." " In the clays of my youtli," father William replied, "I remember'd that youth would...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - 1822 - 764 pages
...with which e remembers he was entertained in the troubled slumbers of a fit of sickness. — " You are old, father William," the young man cried, " The few locks that are left you are grey : You are hale, father William, a hearty old man ; Now tell me the reason, I pray." " In the days...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey, Esq. ...: Minor poems

Robert Southey - 1826
...THEM. You are old, Father William, the young man cried, The few locks which are left you are grey ; You are hale, Father William, a hearty old man, Now tell me the reason I pray. In the days of my youth, Father William replied, I remember'd that youth would fly fast,...
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