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" 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 ; Careless their merits or their faults to scan, His... "
The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith - Page 19
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1872 - 231 pages
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The Gentleman's and London Magazine: Or Monthly Chronologer, 1741-1794

1741
...quite forgot their vices in their woe ; pool, [Ichool ; Carelels their merits, or their faults to fcan, His pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was hit pride, - [fide ; The playful children jut let loofe fiora The watch-dog's voice that bay'd the...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 42

Books - 1770
...glo*r, And quite forgot their vices in their woe ; Carelefs their merits, or their faults to fcan, His pity gave ere charity began. * Thus to relieve the wretched was his pri Jc, And even his failings leaned to Virtue's fide ; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watched...
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Annual Register, Volume 13

Edmund Burke - History - 1771
...glow, And quite forgot their vice's in their woe ; Carelefs their merits; or their faults to (can* His pity gave ere 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,...
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Poems on various subjects: selected to enforce the practice of virtue. And ...

English poetry - 1780 - 204 pages
...to glow, And quite forgot their vices in 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,...
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Now First ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1780
...to glow, And quite forgot their vices in 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,...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion. A Collection of Poems: By Lord Carlisle. Lord ...

1785 - 289 pages
...glovfr, And quite forgot their vices in their wo ; R Carelefa their merits or their fault a to fcan, His pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve the 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,...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...to glow, And quite forgot their vices in 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,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...to glow, And quite forgot their vices in 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 ev'n his failings lean'd to virtue's fide : But, in his doty prompt at ev'ry call, He wat- h'd, and...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 3

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1789
...t« glow, And quite forgot their vices in their woe; Cnrelefs 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 leaned to Virtue's fide; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watched and wept,...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive and Entertaining: In Poetry, from ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791 - 945 pages
...learn'd to And quite forget their vices in their woe; Carclcfs their merits or their faults to fcan, His pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And ev'n his failings lean'd to Virtue's fn!c; Bur, in his duty prompt at ev'ry call, He watch d and wept,...
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