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" Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en his failings leaned to virtue's side ; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watched and wept, he prayed and felt for all. And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-fledged offspring... "
Historical Collections: Being a General Collection of Interesting Facts ... - Page 261
by John Warner Barber - 1844 - 631 pages
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 42

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1770
...i«. Ai.d , as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledged offspring to the flcies ; He. tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. ' Bcfide the bed where parting life was layed, And forrow, guilt, and pain, by turns difmayed, The...
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Annual Register, Volume 13

Edmund Burke - History - 1771
...for all* And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the fkies ; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. • < Betide the bed where parting life was layed, And forrow, guilt, and pain, by turns difmayedi...
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - Literary Criticism - 1774
...for all ; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledged offspring to the fkies; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Befide the bed where parting life was iayed, And forrow, guilt,. and pain, by turns difmayed, The reverend...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 3

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1789
...bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledged offfpring to the fkies; « ' ©3 He ^ .. He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds , and led the way. Befide the bed where parting life was laved, And forrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismayed^ The reverend...
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The Evangelical Magazine

Religion - 1801
...tempt its new fledg'd offspring to the IV>e» ; He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter worlds, and led the way. At Church, with meek and nnaflwiled grace, His looks adorn'd the venerab'e place. Truth from his lips prevail'd with double...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1794
...for all. And, as a bird each fond endearment tries,' To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the fkies; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beßde the bed where parting life was layed, And forrow, guilt, and pain, by turns difmayed, The reverend...
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the english anthology

T AGERTON - 1794
...for all; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledged offspring to the fides, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. 170 Befide the bed where parting life was layed, And forrow, guilt, and pain, by turns difmayed, The...
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Parnell, Thomas Bewick, John Bewick - 1804 - 68 pages
...for all. And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay 'd, The reverend...
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The hive of ancient and modern literature, a collection of essays ...

Hive - 1806
...came down the trembling wretch to raife, And his laft faultering accents whifper'd praife. Allur'd to brighter worlds, and led the way. At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks adorn'd the venerable place; Truth from his lips prevail'd with double fway, And fools, who came...
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Beauties of poetry: consisting of elegant selections from the works of Pope ...

Poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...for all ; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt her new-fledged offspring to the skies; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismayM, The reverend...
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