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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 National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 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 dismayed, The reverend...
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The Christian Contemplated in a Course of Lectures: Delivered in Argyle ...

William Jay - Christian life - 1828 - 382 pages
...And, " As a bird each fond endearment tries, " To tempt her new-fledged offspring to the skien, " They tried each art, reproved each dull delay, " Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way !" 12 It is thus their children rise up and called them blessed ! — Let us view it, Fourthly, in...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 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 dismayed, The reverend...
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Tales and Sketches

William Leggett - 1829 - 248 pages
...Goldsmith's Deserted Village, his divine precepts received a forcible illustration from his example. " He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." To console the widowhood, and engage the attention of his bereaved partner, a son, the sole remaining...
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Tales and Sketches

William Leggett - American fiction - 1829 - 248 pages
...GoldsmithV Deserted Village, his divine precepts received a forcible illustration from his example. " Ho tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way.'' To console the widowhood, and engage the attention of his bereaved partner, a son, the sole remaining...
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A Memoir of the Rev. Edward Payson, D. D.: Late Pastor of the Second Church ...

Asa Cummings - 1830 - 444 pages
...Goldsmith ." 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." • ' Suppose you take the capacity for happiness, which has been said by philosophers to be the only...
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A Memoir of the Rev. Edward Payson, D.D., Late of Portland, Maine

Asa Cummings - Clergy - 1830 - 486 pages
...poet : " 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." MP 23* It would be matter for lamentation if the preceding statements of insulated facts should be...
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A memoir of the Rev. Edward Payson, Part 4

Asa Cummings - Clergy - 1830 - 400 pages
...poet : — " 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." It would be matter for lamentation, if the preceding statements of insulated facts should be so interpreted...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Carruthers - English language - 1830
...for all ; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt. NT new-fledged offspring to the skies, the rocks ot'Suowdon, which from thence (as some think) were named by the Welsh Craiginn. Beside the bed where parting life was laid. And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismayed, The reverend...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Literary Criticism - 1830 - 527 pages
...for all; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies, distance: Our captain, gentle natives! craves assistance; Our ship's well stored — in y Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay'd, The reverend...
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