Theory:

Meaning of difficult words from the poem "The Last Bargain":
 
S.No
Words
Meaning
1
Hire To take someone to work for a person or organisation
2
Stone-paved roadA road that is made with stones
3
SwordA sharp metal knife
4
ChariotAn open vehicle pulled by horses
5
NaughtNothing
6
AppealTo make a request
7
CrookedNot straight
8
Mid-day Afternoon
9
WanderedTo move about with no particular purpose
10
PonderedTo think deeply
11
Pursuit In search of
12
LaneStreets
13
HedgeThe boundaries of a garden which is filled with shrubs and trees
14
AflowerFilled with flowers
15
Fair maidA beautiful woman
16
PaledBecome white due to fear or any extreme emotion
17
GlistenShining
18
WaywardlyDifficult to control
19
HenceforwardFrom now on; In the future
20
UnperturbedUndisturbed
21
BargainTo make an agreement
22
MaterialisticFocusing more on material possessions; Money-oriented