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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... "
Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ... - Page 218
by William Swinton - 1882 - 678 pages
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pages
...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 all. And, as a bird each fond endearment...life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay 'd, The reverend champion stood. At his control, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul...
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Beauties of poetry: consisting of elegant selections from the works of Pope ...

Poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt for all ; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt her new-fledged offspring to the skies; He tried each...life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismayM, The reverend champion stood. At his control, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul...
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Poems on various subjects: selected to enforce the practice of virtue, and ...

E Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...failings lean'd to virtue's side ; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, and pray'd, and felt, for all. And as a bird each fond endearment...life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay'd, The reverend champion stood. At his control Despair and angnish fled the struggling soul...
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Modern manners; or, A season at Harrowgate

1817
...very voice and manner were peculiarly affectionate and winning; it might truly be said of him, that ." As a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way" Besides.his knowledge was not confined to theology ; he was a man of research and general information...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 482 pages
...faults to scan, His pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And even his failings leaned to virtue's side. But in his duty...turns dismayed, The reverend champion stood. At his contronl, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul— Comfort came down the trembling wretch to...
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1822 - 154 pages
...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 all : And, as a bird each fond endearment...life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain by turns dismay'd, The reverend champion stood. At his control Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...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 all: And, as a bird each fond endearment...life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain by turns dismay'd, The reverend champion stood. At his control, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul;...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...lear1'd to virtue's side; But in his duty prompt, at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd aqd felt, for all: And, as a bird each fond endearment...life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain by turns dismay'd, The reverend champion stood. At his control, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul;...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1825
...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 all ; And, as a bird each fond endearment...life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay'd, The reverend champion stood. At his control, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul...
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Fire-side scenes, by the author of the Bachelor and married man. 3vols

Fireside scenes - 1825
...leaves the storm, Though rolling clouds around its bosom spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. GoLDSMITHTHE COUNTRY CURATE. JOHN CHALONER is one of my oldest friends. He has travelled along the...
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