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" He watched and wept, he prayed and felt 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. "
Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets - Page 135
by Frederick Saunders - 1866 - 376 pages
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The Deserted Village, a Poem

Oliver Goldsmith - Private presses - 1770 - 22 pages
...Carelefs 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 watched and...as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledged offspring to the ikies ; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter...
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Annual Register, Volume 13

Edmund Burke - History - 1771
...began. 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 watched 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
...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 to the fkies; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften: Bd ...

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1789
...charity began. 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 watched and wept, he prayed and felt, for all. And, ns a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledged offfpring to the fkiesi c (golfrfmttb^...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1794
...his pride, And even his failings leaned to Virtue's fide; But in his duty prompt at every call, Jle watched and wept, he prayed and felt, for all. And,...tries,' To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the fkies; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beßde...
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the english anthology

T AGERTON - 1794
...his pride, And cv'n his failings leaned to Virtue's fide; But in his duty prompt at every call, 165 He watched and wept, he prayed and felt, for all;...as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledged offspring to the fides, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter...
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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...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay 'd, The reverend...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 3

Missions - 1825
...testimony with how much affection and concern she sought their welfare. « She watched and wept, she pray'd and felt for all ; And, as a bird each fond endearment...tries, To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies ; She try'd each art, reproved each dull delay. Allur'd to brighter worlds, and led the way." The excellence...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 29

Missions - 1851
...wept, and prayed, and felt for all: And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-8edged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." Whilst we would admire and love the man, wo would more than all adore the grace which made him to differ....
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English 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...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismayM, The reverend...
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