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" Delightful task ! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe the enlivening spirit, and to fix The generous purpose in the glowing breast. "
Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins - Page 119
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The seasons. To which is prefixed the life of the author

James Thomson - 1803 - 186 pages
...father's lustre, and the mother's hloom. Then infant reason grows apace, and calls For the kind hand of an assiduous care. Delightful task ! to rear the tender...shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To hreathe the enlivening spirit, and to fix The generous purpose in the glowing hreast. Oh speak the...
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The Hive: Or, A Collection of Thoughts on Civil, Moral, Sentimental and ...

1803 - 228 pages
...fruits : the sentiments become generous ; the carriage endearing ; and the life honorable and useful. Delightful task ! to rear the tender thought, To teach...the fresh instruction o'er the mind. To breathe th' enliv'ning spirit, and to fix The gen'rous purpose in the glowing breast. Posterity wisely regulates...
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The Works of the Rev. P. Doddridge, Volume 2

Philip Doddridge - 1803 - 666 pages
...plantations, you are watering also yourselves^ ; and from these • Pror. iii. 17. f PsaL xix. 11. \ Delightful task ! To rear the tender thought, To teach...shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, — and plant The generous purpose in the glowing breast. THOMPSON'S SPUING, p. 57. Pror. xi, 25....
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The works of... P. Doddridge [ed. by E. Williams and E. Parsons ..., Volume 2

Philip Doddridge - 1803 - 676 pages
...Prov. iii. 17. f PsaL xix. 1 1. J Delightful task ! To rear the tender thought, To teach the younsi idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, and plant The generous purpose in the glowing breast. THOMPSON'S SPRING, p. 57. $ Prov. ». 25. holy...
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The seasons. To which is prefixed, the life of the author, by P. Murdoch ...

James Thomson - 1803 - 330 pages
...Then infant reafon grows apace, and calls For the kind hand of an alfiduous care. Delightful tafk j to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to fhoot, To pour the frefh inftruction o'er the mind, To breathe th' enlivening fpirit, and to fix The...
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Sacred Biography: Or, The History of Jesus Christ. Being a Course of ...

Henry Hunter - 1803 - 286 pages
...Then infant reafon grows apace, and calls For the kind hand of an alfiduous care. Delightful taflc 1 to rear the tender thought. To teach the young idea how to (hoot, To peur the frelh inltruAion o'er the mind. To breathe th' enlivening fpirit, and to fix The...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 418 pages
...bloom. Then infant Reason grows apace , an! calls For tho kind hand of an assiduous cure, Deli;jitlul task ! to rear the tender Thought, To teach the young...pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe enlivening spirit, and to lix The generous purpose in the glowing breast , Oh ! speak the joy ! ye...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - 1804 - 416 pages
...confidence : for nought hut love Can answer love, and render hliss secure. • I '...•:. uclignttul task ! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young...shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To hteathe tV enlivening spirit, and to fii The^nerous purpose in the glowing hreast. Oh speak the joy...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 1

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1804 - 692 pages
...it from ruin, he may yet mend the morals of a private citizen, and can at least engage in the more Delightful task ! to rear the tender thought, To teach...shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, And fix the generous purpose in the glowing breast. Indeed it will b« strange if the being, whom we...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 1

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1804 - 694 pages
...may yet mend the morals of a private citizen, and can at least engage in the more Delightful task f to rear the tender thought; To teach the young idea...shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, And fix the generous purpose in the glowing breast. Indeed it will be strange if the being, whom we...
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