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" A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change, his place; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashioned to the varying... "
For the work of the ministry: for the classroom, the study and the street - Page 455
by Harold Pattison, American Baptist Publication Society - 1907 - 558 pages
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An Historical, Topographical and Descriptive Account of the Weald of Kent ...

Thomas Downes Wilmot Dearn - Kent (England) - 1814 - 277 pages
...would, how much would the cause of religion be advanced, and the condition of mankind be improyed ! " Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power. By doctrines...to the varying hour ; Far other aims his heart had learn'd to prize. More bent to raise the wretched, than to ii.sc. Thus to relieve the wretched was...
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An historical, topographical and descriptive account of the weald of Kent

Thomas Downes W. Dearn - 1814
...or seek for power, By doctrines fashioned to the varying hour ; Far other aims his heart had learn'd to prize, More bent to raise the wretched, than to...rise. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And ev'n his failings lean'd to virtue's side ; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watdi'd and wept,...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 482 pages
...from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change his place. Unpractised he to fawn or seek for power, By doctrines fashioned...to the varying hour: Far other aims his heart had learned to prize— More skilled to raise the wretched than to rise. His house was known to all the...
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 pages
...year; Bf'mote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change his place ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines...to the varying hour ; Far other aims his heart had learned to prize. More bent to raise the wretched than to rise. His house was known to al! the vagrant...
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The Missionary Herald, Volume 69

Congregational churches - 1873
...from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change his place. Unskillful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashioned...to the varying hour ; Far other aims his heart had learn'd to prize, More bent to raise the wretched than to rise.' "It is quite impossible not to admire...
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The Etonian, Volume 2

Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Walter Blunt - 1821
...frown, or seek for pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour: Far other aims his heart bad learnt to prize, More bent to raise the wretched than to rise. ***** To them his heart, his love, bis griefs were giv'n ; But all his serious thoughts had rest in...
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The Etonian, Volume 2

Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Walter Blunt - 1822
...change his place ; Unskilful he to frown, or seek for pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd to the Tarying hour : Far other aims his heart had learnt to prize, More bent to raise the wretched than to rise. To them his heart, his love, his griefs were giv'n ; But all his serious thoughts had rest in heav'n...
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The Tract magazine; or, Christian miscellany. [Continued as] The Tract ...

Tract magazine - 1824
...and the Life." He always appeared to me to be fonder of being among the poor than among the rich. " Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines...to the varying hour ; Far other aims his heart had learned to prize, More bent to raise the wretched than to rise." I have seen him at the Sunday-schools,...
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Specimens of Sacred And Serious Poetry

John Johnstone - 1827
...chang'd, nor wish'd to change his place. Unpractis'd he, to fawn or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour : Far other aims his heart had learnt to prize. More skill'd to raise the wretched than to rise. His house was known to all the vagrant train ; He chid...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change, his pi ,ce ; Unpractised he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashioned...to the varying hour: Far other aims his heart had learned to prize,— More bent to raise the wretched than to rise. The ruined spendthrift, now no longer...
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