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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 - 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.) - 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
...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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