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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 British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822 - 296 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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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...the way. Beside the bed where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pain by turns dismay'd, The reverend champion stood. At his control, Despair...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 Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...To tempt the new-fledgM 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 reverend champion stood. At his control, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 402 pages
...tempt it's 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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The Bardiad: A Poem in Two Cantos

Charles Burton - 1823 - 234 pages
...tempt her 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 reverend champion stood. At his control, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul....
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...tempt its ncw-fledg'd offspring to the skies, He try'd each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd , With too much weakness for the stoic's pride, He...in doubt to act, or rest ; In doubt to deem himself dimnay'd, The rev'rend champion stood. At his controul Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 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...where parting life was laid, And sorrow, guilt, and pains, by turns dismay'd, The reverend champion stood. At his control. Despair and anguish fled the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1825
...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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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading ..., Volume 9; Volume 56

United States. Congress - Law - 1838 - 684 pages
...Behold him sitting "Beside the bed where parting life wa« \M, With sorrow, guilt, ami feur, by turn« dismayed, The reverend champion stood. At his control,...Comfort came down, the trembling wretch to raise, And bis last faltering accents whisper'd praise." Such a man partakes of that divine nature, that came...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the skies, He tried eaeh art, reprov'd eaeh dull delay, Allur'd on o'er the freshen'd world. The stealing shower is...heard By sueh as wander through the forest walks, dismay'd, The rev'rend ehampion stood. At his eontroul Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul...
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