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" Careless their merits or their faults to scan, His pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en his failings lean'd to virtue's side ; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt for... "
The beauties of English poetry, or A collection of poems extracted from the ... - Page 78
by English poetry - 1801
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The Gentleman's and London Magazine: Or Monthly Chronologer, 1741-1794

1741
...thing That feebly bends be fide the fplafliy Ipi ing, She, wretched matron, forc'd, in age, tor bread, for all. And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt ics new fledged offspring to the Ikies ; He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Alliu-'d to brighter...
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Annual Register, Volume 13

Edmund Burke - History - 1771
...failings leaned to Virtue's fide ; 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-fledg'd offspring to the fkies ; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter...
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - Literary Criticism - 1774
...D Thus Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And even his failings leaned to Virtue's fide;. But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he prayed and felt, for all ; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledged offspring...
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Poems on various subjects: selected to enforce the practice of virtue. And ...

English poetry - 1780 - 204 pages
...Carelefs their merits, or their faults to fcan,. His pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And even his failings lean'd to virtue's fide; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and feit, for a!!, And as...
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The muse's pocket companion. A collection of poems. By lord Carlisle [and ...

Muse, Charles Howard (3rd earl of Carlisle.) - 1785
...wretched was his pride, And ev'n his failings lean'd to virtue's fide ; But in his duty prompt at ev'ry call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt, for all, And, as a bird each fond endearment triet, To tempt its new fledg'd offspring to the ikies ; He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay,...
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The muse's pocket companion. A collection of poems. By lord Carlisle [and ...

Muse, Charles Howard (3rd earl of Carlisle.) - History - 1785
...failings lean'd to virtue's fide ; But in his duty prompt at ev'ry call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'dand felt, for all, And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledg'd offspring to the Ikies; He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...their woe ; Carelefs their merits, or their faults to fcan, His pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And even his failings lean'd to Virtue's fide ; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt, for all. And,...
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The poetical and dramatic works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
...their woe ; Garelefs their merits, or their faults to fcan, His pity gave ere chanty began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And even his failings lean'd to Virtue's fide; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt, for all. And,...
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Beauties of literature, selected from various authors by H. Waylett

Beauties - 1791
...their woe ; Carelefs their merits, or their faults to fean, His pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And even his failings lean'd to Virtue's fide; But in his duty prompt afcvery call, lie watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt, for all. And,...
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Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining, in poetry

Vicesimus Knox - Poetry - 1791 - 472 pages
...to Virtue's fn!c; Bur, in his duty prompt at ev'ry call, He watch d and wept, he pray'd, and ft It dy. But, her new-fledg'd offspring to the fkics ; He tried each art, rcprov'd each dull delay, Ailur'-' to brighter...
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