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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... "
The Connecticut Magazine - Page 277
edited by - 1897
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Carruthers - English language - 1830
...their merit-* or their faults to scan, His pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve; t lie wretched his van, with Flight combined, And Sorrow's faded form, and Solitude behind. 1 Mighty at every call, He watched nnd wept, he prayed and felt for all ; And, as a bird each fond endearment...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...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 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...
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A Collection, in Prose and Verse, for the Use of Schools

Andrew Thomson - Readers - 1835 - 280 pages
...wish'd to change, his place. There,- to relieve the wretched was his pride^ And even his failings leant to virtue's side ; • But in his duty prompt to every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt for all. And as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt the...
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The Guernsey and Jersey Magazine, Volumes 1-2

1836
...their wanderings, but relieved their pain. * • • • • V • Thus to relieve the wretched wai his pride, And e'en his failings leaned to virtue's side. But in his duty, prompt at every call, He watched, he wept, he prayed, he felt for all ; And as a bird each fond endearment...
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A sermon occasioned by the death of the Rev. James Patterson: preached in ...

Albert Barnes - Funeral sermons - 1838 - 44 pages
...together * to honor his memory, and to attend him to the grave. Thus — " To relieve the wretched was his pride, " And e'en his failings leaned to virtue's side; " But in his duty prompt in every call, " He watch'd and wept, he prayed and foil for all. " And as a bird each fond endearment...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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 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...
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Memoir of Rev. James Patterson ...

Robert Adair, Daniel Lynn Carroll - 1840 - 324 pages
...gathered together to honour his memory, and to attend him to the grave. Thus — "To relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en his failings leaned to virtue's side; But in his duty prompt in every call, He watch'd and wept, he prayed and felt for all. And as a bird each fond endearment...
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Perennial Flowers

Children's poetry - 1843 - 172 pages
...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 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,...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 24

1850
...a genuine Goldsmith — a true scion of that gentle and generous race. 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...
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The Prose and Poetry of Europe and America: Consisting of Literary Gems and ...

American literature - 1845 - 600 pages
...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 leaned to virtue's side ; But in his duty prompt at CVPJV call, He watched and wept, he prayed and felt, for allAnd, as a bird each fond endearment...
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