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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... "
Sarah Martin, the Prison-visitor of Great Yarmouth: The Story of a Useful Life - Page 62
by George Mogridge - 1872 - 170 pages
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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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The Deserted Village,: A Poem

Oliver Goldsmith - 1770 - 23 pages
...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, 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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Annual Register, Volume 13

Edmund Burke - History - 1771
...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, 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
...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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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 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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Beauties of literature, selected from various authors by H. Waylett

Beauties - 1791
...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, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt her new-fledg'd offspring to the ikies ; . He He tried each art, reprov'd each dull dtlay, Allui'd...
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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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