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" 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 to the skies, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds,... "
The Poetical Works - Page 35
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1836 - 118 pages
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The Hive of Ancient and Modern Literature:: A Collection of Essays ...

1806 - 360 pages
...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...endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the fkies; He try'd each art, reprov'd each dull delay, , Carelefs their merits, or their faults to fcan,...
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The Hive of Ancient and Modern Literature: A Collection of Essays ...

Solomon Hodgson - 1806 - 362 pages
...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 offspring to the fkies ; He try'd each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur"d to brighter...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

1806 - 330 pages
...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, To tempt his new-fledg'd offspring to the skies, He try'd each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806 - 280 pages
...in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, and pray'd, and felt for all. And as a hird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the skies, He try'd each art, reprov'd each dull dela3', Allur'd to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beside the...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1808 - 434 pages
...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...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...
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Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Late Rev. Cornelius Winter

1808 - 512 pages
...his office as a minister, nothing was overlooked " 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...tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the skies ; He try'd each art, reprov'd each dull delay, I to brighter worlds, and led the way. " Beside the bed where...
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An Essay on Light Reading: As it May be Supposed to Influence Moral Conduct ...

Edward Mangin - 1808 - 240 pages
...by which he wins them to paths of holiness and peace, if not matchless, has never been excelled : " And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the skies, He try'd each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter worlds, aud led the way." 173 If this...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - 1809 - 308 pages
...pride, And ev'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 felt for all; And, as a bird...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,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809 - 322 pages
...pride, And ev'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 felt for all ; And, as a bird...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,...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - 1809 - 526 pages
...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...To 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,...
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