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" Thus to relieve the wretched was his 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... "
The works of Oliver Goldsmith: Vicar of Wakefield, select poems and comedies ... - Page 202
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1864 - 369 pages
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And even his failings lean'd to Virtue's fide ; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and...as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the Odes ; He try'd each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter...
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
...chanty began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And even his failings lean'd to Virtue's fide; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and...as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the fkies ; He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter...
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Beauties of literature, selected from various authors by H. Waylett

Beauties - 1791
...his pride, And even his failings lean'd to Virtue's fide; But in his duty prompt afcvery call, lie 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 ikies ; . He He tried each art, reprov'd each dull dtlay, Allui'd...
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Poems selected and printed by a small party of English, who made this ...

Poetry - 1792 - 91 pages
...wretched was his pride , And e'en his failings lean'd to virtue's fide; But in his duty prompt at ev'ry call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd, and felt for..., 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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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1792
...wretched was his pride, And ev'nhis failings lean'd to virtue's fide ; But in his duty prompt at ever)' call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt, for...And, as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt her new fledg'd offspring to the ties, ife He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1794
...failings leaned to Virtue's fide; But in his duty prompt at every call, Jle 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 fkies; He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way. Beßde...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...wretched was his pride, And ev'n his failings lean'd to Virtue's tide ; But, in-his duty prompt at ev'ry call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt for...And, as a bird each, fond endearment tries, To tempt her new-rledg'd ofl'spring to the ikies ; He tried each art, réprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to...
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The temple of Apollo, being a selection of the best poems, from the most ...

Apollo - 1800
...were won. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And ev'n his failings lean'd to VIRTUE'S fide ; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and...as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-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 Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1800 - 129 pages
...wretched was his pride, And e'en 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...as a bird each fond endearment tries, To tempt its new-fledg'd offspring to the skies; He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter...
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L'homme des champs; ou, Les géorgiques françoises

Jacques Delille - 1800 - 210 pages
...was his pride, « And e'en 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...as a bird each fond endearment tries , « To tempt her new-fledg'd offspring to the skies; „ He try'd each art, repfov'd each dull delay, « Allur'd...
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