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" He gained from heaven ('twas all he wished) a friend. No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, (There they alike in trembling hope repose) The bosom of his father and his God. "
Russell's American Elocutionist ...: Comprising "Lessons in Enunciation ... - Page 156
by William Russell - 1854 - 376 pages
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Ajax His Speech to the Grecian Knabbs, from Ovid's Metam. Lib.XIII ...

Ovid - 1755 - 51 pages
...and to Law well known ; Fair Science frown'd not on his humble birth, And Litigation mark'd him as her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere,...Heaven did a recompense as largely send : He gave to Mis'ry (all he had,) a tear ; He gain'd from Heav'n, ('twas all he wished), a friend. No further seek...
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A collection of poems on divine and moral subjects, selected from various ...

William Giles (didactic writer) - 1775
...Large was his bounty, and his foul fincerc, Heaven did a recompence as largely fend : He gave to mis'ry all he had, a tear, He gain'd from heaven ('twas all he wifh'd) a friend. No farther feek his merits to difclofe, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode,...
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Essays: On the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to ..., Volume 2

James Beattie - Truth - 1776
...was his bounty, and his foul fincere ; Heaven did a recompenfe as largely fend : He gave to Mifery all he had, a tear ; He gain'd from Heaven, 'twas all he wifli'd, a friend. But Ch. II. LUDICROUS COMPOSITION. But in moft cafes the ridicule of parodies will...
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Essays: on Poetry and Music, as They Affect the Mind: On Laughter, and ...

James Beattie - Classical education - 1779 - 515 pages
...was his bounty, and his foul fincere ; Heaven did a recompenfe as largely fend : He gave to Mifery all he had, a tear ; He gain'd from Heaven 'twas all he wifh'd, a friend. But in moft cafes the ridicule of parodies will be greatly heightened, when the original...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 10

English poetry - 1795
...Large was his bounty and his foul fincere, Heaven did a reo'mperfc as largely fend; He gave to mifciy all he had, a tear; He gain'd from heaven ('twas all he wifh'd) . friend. No farther feck his merits to difclofc, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode,...
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The temple of Apollo, being a selection of the best poems, from the most ...

Apollo - 1800
...Large was his bounty, and his foul fincere, Heaven did a recompence as largely fend : He gave to mifery all he had — a tear; He gain'd from heaven ('twas all he wifh'd)friend. No farther feek his merits to diftlofe, . . Or draw his frailties from their dread abode,...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...Melancholy maik'd him for her own. Large was his hounty, and his soul sincere, Heaven did a recompencc as largely send: He gave to Misery all he had, a tear; He gain'd from Heav'n, 'twas all he wish'd, a Friend . No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...Fortune and to Fame unknown : Fair Science frown'd not on his humble birth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere. Heaven did a recompence as largely send ; He gave to Mis'ry, all he had, a tear, Hegain'd from Heav'n ('twas all...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...Fortune and to Fame unknown: Fair Science fronn'd not on his humble hirth, And Melancholy mark'd him tor her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere, Heaven did a recmnp< nse as largely send : He gave to Misery all he had a tear; Heg.iin'dtruoiHeav'n,'twHsallhewish'd,...
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Essays: on the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to ..., Volume 6

James Beattie - Classical education - 1809
...death, 'twas all he wish'd, a friend. Yet one reads them with a smile, when one recollects the original: Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere; Heaven...gain'd from heaven, 'twas all he wished, a friend". But in most cases the ridicule of parodies will be greatly heightened, when the original is sublime...
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