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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 poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ... - Page 63
by Henry Marlen - 1838
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - Book ornamentation - 1817 - 192 pages
...To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the skies, He try'd each art, reprov'd each dull delay, AUnrM to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed...life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay'd, The rev'rend champion stood. At his control, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul...
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Modern manners; or, A season at Harrowgate

1817
...might truly be said of him, that ." As a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies ; He tried each art, reproved...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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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 67

England - 1850
...wept, he pray'd and felt for all ; And, as a bird each fond endearment trie?, To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." One more remark, one other brief quotation, and we quit this most fascinating poem, which nestles deeper...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 274 pages
...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...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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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819 - 498 pages
...tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed...life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay'd, The rev'rend champion stood. At his control Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul;...
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Briefe an eine deutsche Edelfrau über die neuesten englischen Dichter

Friedrich Johann Jacobsen - English poetry - 1820 - 796 pages
...tempt her new-fledg'd offspring to the skies; He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed...life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain , by turns dismay' dt The rev'rend champion stood. At his control Despair and anguish ßed the struggling soul;...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - Hymns, English - 1821 - 520 pages
...the skies ; He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter worlds, and led the way. The reverend champion stood. At his control, Despair...came down the trembling wretch to raise, And his last fait' ring accents whispered praise. At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks adorn'd the...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 314 pages
...tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the skies, He try'd each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the bed...life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay'd, The rev'rend champion stood. At his control, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul;...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 444 pages
...laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain, by turns dismay'd, The reverend champion stood. At his controul, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul ; Comfort...trembling wretch to raise, And his last faltering accents whisper 'd praise. At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks adorn'd the venerable place...
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith, Richard Westall - 1822 - 194 pages
...wept, he pray'd 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...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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