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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... "
First-class Standard Reader - Page 224
by Epes Sargent - 1857 - 478 pages
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The Deserted Village,: A Poem

Oliver Goldsmith - 1770 - 23 pages
...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 watched and wept, he...as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledged offspring to the ikies ; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter...
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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
...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 watched and wept, he...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
...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 to the fkies; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter...
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Now First ...

Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Evans - 1780
...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, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the fkies ; 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
...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, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the Odes ; He try'd each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter...
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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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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften: Bd ...

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1789
...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 watched and wept, he prayed and felt, for all. And, ns a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledged offfpring to the fkiesi c (golfrfmttb^...
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The poetical and dramatic works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
...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, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the fkies ; He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter...
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Poems selected and printed by a small party of English, who made this ...

Poetry - 1792 - 91 pages
...tempt her new-fledg'd offspring to the skies; He try'd each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter worlds, and led the way. BESIDE the bed, where parting life was laid, And forrow, guilt, and pain, by turns difmay'd, The rev'rend champion ftood. At his controul, Defpair and...
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