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" To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. "
The Reader: Containing I. The Art of Delivery ... a Selection of Lessons in ... - Page 180
by Abner Alden - 1814 - 228 pages
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774 - 70 pages
...D Thus 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 watch'd and wept, he prayed and felt, for all ; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new fledged offspring...
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Poems on Various Subjects; Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue: And ...

1780 - 226 pages
...• •• 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, he pray'd and feit, for a!!, And as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-ftedg'd oflspring to the...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion. A Collection of Poems: By Lord Carlisle. Lord ...

1785 - 304 pages
...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, he pray'd and felt, for all, And, as a bird each fond endearment triet, To tempt its new fledg'd offspring to the ikies ; He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Dr. Goldsmith: Containing All His Essays and Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1792 - 308 pages
...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 every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt, for all t And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt it's new-fledg'd offspring to the fkies ; ' f...
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Poems Selected and Printed by a Small Party of English, who Made this ...

1792 - 112 pages
...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 e'en his failings lean'd to virtue's fide; But in his duty prompt at ev'ry call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd, and felt for all. And ,...
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The Evangelical Magazine, Volume 9

1801 - 576 pages
...pain. , Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And even his tailings lenn'd to virtue's fide. But in his duty, prompt at every call, He watch'd, and wept, he pniy'd, and felt for all. And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new fledg'd offspring...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with the life of the author ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1794 - 124 pages
...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, he pi ay Yl and felt, for all— And, as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring...
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1800 - 192 pages
...vices in their woe ; Careless their merits or their faults to scan, His pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en...lean'd to virtue's side; But in his duty prompt at ev'ry call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt, for all. And, as a bird each fond endearment tries,...
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L'homme des champs; ou, Les géorgiques françoises

Jacques Delille - 1800 - 284 pages
...their woe ; K Careless their merits or their faults to scan, « His pity gave, ere charity began. « Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, « And...lean'd to virtue's side ; „ But in his duty prompt at ev'ry call, „ He watch'd and wept, he pray'd, and felt for all. « And, as a bird each fond endearment...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

1800 - 322 pages
...wretched was his pride, And ev'n his failings lean'd to virtue's side; But in his dnty prompt at ev'ry call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt, for all. And as a bird eath fond endearment tries, To tempt his new-fledgM offspring to the skies, He try'd each art, reprov'd...
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