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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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Briefe an eine deutsche Edelfrau über die neuesten englischen Dichter

Friedrich Johann Jacobsen - 1820 - 796 pages
...watch' d and wept , he pray'd and felt for abl: And , as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt her 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,...
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Miscellaneous poems. Dramatic poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1820 - 488 pages
...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 all ; And, as a bird tach fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reprov'd...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - 1821 - 510 pages
...pride, And even 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...skies ; He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter worlds, and led the way. The reverend champion stood. At his control, Despair and...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - 1821 - 314 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...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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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 236 pages
...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 to the skies ; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 296 pages
...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 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...
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1822 - 194 pages
...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 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...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

1833 - 958 pages
...conferred not with flesh and blood ; " But in her duty prompt, at every call, She watch'd and wept, she pray'd and felt, for all : And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt her new-fledged offspring to the ikies, She tried each art, reproved eacli dull delay, i Allured to...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 290 pages
...lear1'd to virtue's side; But in his duty prompt, at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd aqd 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...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

1838 - 1014 pages
...member of the family. ' But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd, and wept, and pray'd, nnd felt for all ; And as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt her new-fledged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter...
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