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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 Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1822 - 428 pages
...wept, he pray'd and felt, for aH : And, as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt the new-fledgM 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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The Bardiad: A Poem ; in Two Cantos

Charles Burton - 1823 - 234 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 each fond endearment tries To tempt her 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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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 412 pages
...watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt for all. Aud, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt it's 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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The Works of the Rev. J. Newton ...: With the Memoirs of the ..., Volume 1

John Newton, Richard Cecil - 1824 - 738 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...skies, He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter worlds, and led the way." I remember to have heard him say, when speaking of his...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 510 pages
...virtue's side ; ut in his duly prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd, and felt, for atl And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To 'tempt...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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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...pride, And even his failings Ican'd to virtue's side; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd guides, Go, wondrous creature! mount where science Go, measure earth, weigh air, and state th ncw-fledg'd offspring to the skies, He try'd each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter...
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The Penny Tract Magazine and Christian Miscellany

1847 - 390 pages
...in the way to the heavenly fold. " Thus in his duty prompt at every call. He watch'd and wept, and 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 tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter...
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825 - 160 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...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 Works of the Rev. Richard Cecil: With a Memoir of His Life, Volume 1

Richard Cecil - 1825 - 476 pages
...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 ncw-fledg'd offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825 - 476 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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