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" Whose beard descending swept his aged breast ; The ruined spendthrift, now no longer proud, Claimed kindred there, and had his claims allowed ; The broken soldier, kindly bade to stay, Sat by his fire and talked the night away, Wept o'er his wounds or... "
The life and times of the right hon. John Bright - Page 58
by William Robertson (reporter.) - 1877
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 482 pages
...broken soldier, kindly bade to stay, Sat by his fire, and talked the night away— Wept o'er his wounds, or, tales of sorrow done, Shouldered his crutch, and showed how fields were wor.. Pleased with his guests, the good man learned to glow, And quite forgot their vices in their...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...soldier, kindly bade* to stay, ' Sate| by his fire and talked the night away; Wept o'er his wounds, or, tales of sorrow done, Shouldered his crutch, and showed how fields were won. Pleased with his guests, the good man learned to glow, And quite forgot their vices in their wo; Careless...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 pages
...soldier, kindly bade* to stay, Satef by his fire and talked the night away ; Wept o'er his wounds, or, tales of sorrow done, Shouldered his crutch, and showed how fields were won. Pleased with his guests, the good man learned to glow, And quite forgot their vices in their wo ; Careless...
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A Third Book for Reading and Spelling: With Simple Rules and Instructions ...

Samuel Worcester - 1837
...broken soldier, kindly bade to stay, Sat by his fire, and talked the night away ; Wept o'er his wounds, or, tales of sorrow done. Shouldered his crutch and showed how fields were won. 4. Pleased with bis guests, the good man learned t glow, And quite forgot their vices in their wo ;...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...broken soldier, kindly bade to stay, Sate by his fire, and talked the night away ; Wept o'er his wounds, or tales of sorrow done, Shouldered his crutch, and showed how fields were won. Pleased with his guests, the good man learned to glow, And quite forgot their vices in their woe ;...
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Perennial Flowers

Children's poetry - 1843 - 172 pages
...broken soldier, kindly bade to stay, Sat by his fire, and talked the night away ; Wept o'er his wounds, or, tales of sorrow done, Shouldered his crutch, and showed how fields were won. Pleased with his guests, the good man learned to glow, And quite forgot their vices in their woe ;...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...broken soldier, kindly bade to stay, Sat by his fire, and talked the night away ; Wept o'er his wounds, cs ranged around ; And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one sm Pleased with his guests, the good man learned to glow, And quite forgot their vices in their wo ; Careless...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...broken soldier, kindly bade to stay, Sat by his fire, and talked the night away ; AVept o'er his wounds, Chambers Pleased with his guests, the good man learned to glow, And quite forgot th/iir vices in their wo ;...
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The Book of Poetry

William Morrison Engles - English poetry - 1844 - 264 pages
...broken soldier, kindly bid to stay, Sat by his fire, and talked the night away ; Wept o'er his wounds, or tales of sorrow done, Shouldered his crutch, and showed how fields were won. Pleased with his guests the good man learned to glow, And quite forgot their vices in their wo; Careless...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...broken soldier, kindly bade to stay, Sat by his fire, and talked the night away ; Wept o'er his wounds, or tales of sorrow done, Shouldered his crutch, and showed how fields were won. Pleased with his guests, the good man learned to glow, And quite forgot their vices in their woe ;...
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