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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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Poems and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 242 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 controul, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul...
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The philosophy of a happy futurity

William Merry - 1839 - 112 pages
...MERRY, ESQ. There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclo The village preacher's modest mansion rose. And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt...delay, Allured to brighter worlds and led the way. READING: G. LOVEJOY, LONDON STREET. LONDON: HAMILTON AND ADAMS, PATERNOSTER ROW; WHITTAKEB AND CO....
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith (the Poet.) - 1839 - 358 pages
...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, 9 His looks adorn'd the venerable place...
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The Guardian Genius of the Federal Union, Or, Patriotic Admonitions on the ...

Thomas Branagan, Julius Rubens Ames - Charity organization - 1839 - 404 pages
...tempt its new-fledged 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 Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - Medicine in literature - 1839 - 360 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 reverend champion stood. At his control Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul...
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The Young men's magazine

British and foreign young men's society - 1839 - 216 pages
...Hewatch'dandwept, hepray'dandfeltforall; And 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." To me the labours of his life had been peculiarly useful ; I enjoyed an almost daily intercourse with...
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Scripture References illustrated with Sacred Poetry, compiled by Two Sabbath ...

John N. WOODROFFE - 1839 - 408 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...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Goldsmith. THEY SHOULD BE PEACEABLE AND PATIENT. 1 Cor. ix. 12; x. 32, 33. 2 Cor. vi. 3. 1 Tim. iii....
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The Works of the Rev. John Newton ... to which are Prefixed ..., Volume 1

John Newton - Theology - 1839 - 496 pages
...wept, he prayed and felt, for all : And as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way." I remember to have heard him say, when speaking of his continual interruptions, " I see in this world...
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The Church Magazine, Volume 5

Great Britain - 1843 - 600 pages
...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...delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. And there was her name cherished and dwelt upon at each returning festival of the year. And thither...
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The Way of Poetry

John Drinkwater - Children's poetry - 1921 - 272 pages
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