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" 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 his failings lean'd to virtue's side ; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt for... "
Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ... - Page 169
by E. Tomkins - 1804 - 256 pages
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The Secretary, and Complete Letter Writer: Containing a Collection of ...

1803 - 268 pages
...the mind a kind of distant expectation of something to come ; as, " Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en his failings lean'd to virtue's...But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and \vept, he pray'd and felt for all." GOLDSMITH. A PERIOD makes the fullest distinction, while the reader"...
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Select works of Oliver Goldsmith, Containing i. The vicar of Wakefield, ii ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803 - 366 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. And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt her new-fledg'd offfpring...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803 - 192 pages
...pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And ev'n his failingslean'd to Virtue's side ; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch 'd and wept, he pray'd and felt, for all. And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt...
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 114 pages
...their merits or their faults to scan, His pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en his failings lean'd to virtue's...his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt, for all. And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledged offspring...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 418 pages
...to scan , His pity gave , e'er charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride j And e'«n his failings lean'd to Virtue's side ; But in his duty prompt at every call , He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and (elt for all. And , as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-lledg'd offspring...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 248 pages
...faults to scan, His pity gave, ere charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride. And even his failings lean'd to Virtue's side ; But in his duty prompt, at every call He watch'd and wept, he pray'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 Hive of Ancient and Modern Literature:: A Collection of Essays ...

1806 - 360 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 felt for all. And as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

1806 - 330 pages
...faults to scan, His pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And ev'n his failings 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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The Hive of Ancient and Modern Literature: A Collection of Essays ...

Solomon Hodgson - 1806 - 362 pages
...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 pray'd, and felt for all. And as a bird each fond endearment tries, • ' To tempt its ncw-fledg'd...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1808 - 434 pages
...faults to scan, His pity gave ere Charily bega'tt. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride} And even his failings lean'd to Virtue's side : But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt for all. And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring...
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